Trading Standards officers seize 15,000 unsafe hoverboards
By Brian Milligan
Personal Finance reporter
3 December 2015
From the section Business
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Celebrities including Lily Allen and US rapper Wiz Khalifa have been seen using hoverboards
More than 15,000 unsafe hoverboards – otherwise known as self-balancing scooters – have been seized at ports and airports around the UK.
Trading Standards officers said the boards were in danger of overheating, exploding or catching fire.
Hoverboards, which are popular with celebrities including Lilly Allen, are …read more
Source:: BBC UK