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UK Bans Hoverboards From All Campus Property


Hoverboards will no longer be a welcome sight on the UK campus.  They’ve been banned from all school property effective immediately.

A news release says it’s all in the name of fire safety…in particular, several recent instances of batteries from the electronic skateboards and self-balancing devices bursting into flames, usually while they’re being re-charged.

Several other SEC schools — including Arkansas, LSU, and Vanderbilt — have already banned the devices.

Anyone with questions or concerns about the hoverboard ban can contact the UK Fire Marshall’s Office.