UNCW bans indoor use of hoverboards


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Following national stories and officials warning consumers of the potential risks of hoverboards, UNCW leaders are now taking action.

In an email sent by a UNCW spokeswoman, officials have now placed an immediate ban on the indoor operation and charging of these products in all campus buildings, including residence halls.

The email also said there are plans to develop and implement a campus safety standard for these and other types of personal transportation devices.

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