Let’s talk about hoverboard legislation for 2016 and beyond. In case the ERAC investigation discovers such technology on Australian shelves, it has the power, via state-based regulators, to halt sales, enforce recalls and issue fines. The Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer decided that the imminent risk of death or serious injury in relation to hoverboards that do not meet specified safety requirements warranted an interim national ban without delay.
Cruise around with grace and style as the Revo Glider propels you forwards and backwards, all without needing to take a single step. Additionally keep in mind that because hoverboards are so new their may not be laws in certain areas that mini segway have been interpreted to apply to them. And trust me after using it for last two weeks I realized I couldn’t have got a better product that this.
Requiring these safety measures to be included in all hoverboards sold in Australia will reduce the risk of fire in lithium-ion batteries in the hoverboard, and thereby reduce the probability of injury to consumers. However, under the CCA, interim bans have been in force for an initial period of 60 days and can be extended for two periods of 30 days each, after which time the ban will lapse.
If buying a self-balancing scooter, confirm the product was tested and that it meets the requirements specified in the mandatory safety standard. We are a top source of information, data, and tools for electrical engineering professionals. The Screen Panel will show a reddish Battery Icon alerting you to how you should charge your Revo Glider.
This means they need to fulfill all of Victorian registration and licensing requirements to be applied on roads, footpaths or road-related areas, such as displaying a vehicle identification plate (a sign of compliance with the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 including the Australian Design Rules).
Disney have banned standing scooters in all theme parks. At the moment, these knockoff boards seemed to be more prone to fires and explosions, but we don’t know for sure. Risks of fire or electric shocks have already resulted in the recall of seven self-balancing scooters which were marketed with battery chargers never authorized for use in Australia.