Razor E300 electric scooters recalled

Considering that the topic of electric two-wheeled transportation often comes up in conversation on our site, we thought you might like to know about this recall of Razor E300 electric scooters. It seems that there may be faulty welds on the handlebars causing them to snap off. That, as they say, would be bad. Apparently there have been instances of this happening in the wild, and injuries sound like a distinct possibility.

Maybe one of those handlebar-less Segway's aren't such a bad idea after all? Or if that is just too pricey, how about one of these electric skateboards? On second thought... maybe those aren't a whole lot safer after all!

[Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission via Engadget]

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