August 16, 2018
When it comes to hover boards, there are many factors that you must take into account before making the big purchase. The most important factor, by far, is hover board safety. That is why it is imperative to do your research on this topic before riding. Below are different ways you can stay safe while having fun on your hover board.
The truth of the matter is that it is possible to get injured while riding on your hover board. When first learning how to ride, it is extremely easy to lose your balance and potentially fall and hurt yourself. You could also be equipped with the wrong kind of wheels and hit a surface that cause the hover board to throw you off.
It is also possible to get injured by your hover board due to electrical issues. No board is perfect and it is possible for circuits to be shorted and that could potentially start a fire or even burn the rider. That is why you should have your hover board inspected by a professional every once in a while.
The board is also a vital part of your safety. If your board is not designed to hold your weight, it could cause serious injury. You must make sure that the board is made of the best materials along with having superior grip so that it keeps the rider secure. One thing to look for in a board is rubberized non-slip squares to keep your feet in place.
Wheels are also a very important factor when dealing with safety. Typically, the bigger you are, the bigger the wheels should be. It is also very important to check on the tread on the wheels as well to determine if a replacement is necessary.
The hover board battery is something that you also must pay close attention to when making your purchase. If the board gets damaged by an accidental crash, one of the first things you must check on is the battery. If it gets damaged, it could potentially affect the charging system. Also, if you have received a faulty battery, it could catch on fire. That is why you should monitor the charging process to avoid such injury. You must make sure that the battery is UL certified. If it has a UL2272 certification, you can rest easy knowing that it is up to international safety standards.
So now that you know what to look as far as safety is concerned, there are three hover boards that the editors have chosen as being the safest of safe. The first one is the SWAGTRONIC T6. This board was made to go off-roading and features wheels that have exceptional grip. It can also hold a rider that weighs up to 380 lbs which is more than most boards can support.
The second option is the CHO All Terrain Rugged board. This board has some of the biggest wheels you will ever see on a board which usually means it will provide the rider with a safe ride.
Finally, we will cover the TOMOLOO board. This hover board is safe because of the fire resistant materials that are used in the battery system. It also does not allow you to overcharge or overheat the board which is an amazing feature.
Hover boards are safe only if you are knowledgeable. Please make sure you do your research when purchasing your next board. Happy riding!