Hoverboards have been reported to have the following life-threatening defects:
- Exploding – recently a hoover board exploded and burst into flames in a Washington mall requiring evacuation of the building. See a full report here.
- House fires – hoverboard fires have been blamed for house fires across Europe, Australia, and recently in Louisiana. Read more here.
- Eruption into flames while riding – an Alabama man reported that his hoverboard burst into flames while he was riding.