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Kean Bans Hoverboards at Ocean County College Campus

 Kean University joined a growing list of colleges to ban the use of hoverboards on campus, citing risks for personal injury.  The two wheeled electric scooters which have gained notoriety for spontaneously bursting into flames, have been flooding the internet with videos and pictures of people falling off them since Christmas.   It’s a risk Kean officials said could injure riders, but worse, they say they will confiscate boards being used on school grounds.
NJ.Com reports:

PHILADELPHIA — Temple University has joined a growing number of schools in banning hoverboards on campus after countless incidents of the devices catching fire, exploding and causing homes to burn down. The ban will begin in the spring 2016 semester, at which point the self-balancing scooters — which were a popular Christmas gift — will be…

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