Road policy for hoverboards in different countries
National Bicycle and Electric Bicycle Inspection Center experts said that the hoverboard ( same as balance scooter in this article)can be divided into two kinds per its usage: entertainment and transportation, currently some countries allow the balance scooter to travel on the road under below conditions:
Cardiopulmonary disease patients can use the balance scooter as a medical auxiliary equipment, other balancing scooters are not allowed to use in public roads.
Balanced scooters are motorized scooters, only can be ride in private sector after permission .
Recoginzed as motrised vehicles but can not pass the basic specifications certification of electric vehicle, prohibit on the road.
In some areas,hoverboard regarded as the electric wheelchair type of balancing scooter, allowed to travel in the bike lane or sidewalk.
If you want to drive the hoverboard on the road, the hoverboard must be equipped with brakes and headlights, brake lights, direction lights and other auxiliary equipment, the owner also need to pay tax ,register a number and have a driving license.
Summary: Normally, the revolutionary scooter-electric hoverboard should be popular in the streets long ago, people go to school and go to work with a balance scooter, Segway also earned a lot of money, but this scene did not happen, and Segway has now become a wholly owned subsidiary of Ninebot. As the most well-known supplier of electric balancing scooters, Segway has also hope that through the new “one S1” electric balancing scooter to re-ignite consumer’s enthusiasm for electric balancing scooters.
“One S1” self balancing scooter weighs only 21 pounds, but it can bear a weight of 220 pounds, and users can drive it at the speed up to 12.5 miles, and its driving mileage up to 15 miles, depending on the load and roads.However,lithium battery powered “one S1” balance scooter will ensure a stable and sustainable running.
It is not difficult to master “one S1”, as long as we are flexible enough to maintain a good balance in a fearless attitude, then we can learn how to master the “one S1” balancing scooter in just one hour .
In addition, users can also download the Ninebot App, App provides users with a tutorial, and we can also use App to monitor the speed, lock “one S1”, open the speed limit mode, customize Lighting and many other features.
we all want to drive an electric balance scoooter on the road , but for various reasons (such as security), this dream has not been achieved, with the new electric balance scooter, it can dispel the concerns of consumers and the relevant authorities or not, let us wait and see.
Recently, there are some fake Xiaomi 9 Segway scooter ( same as Xiaomi balance scooter or Xiaomi hoverboard )enter into the market, bought these fake scooters may lead to loss of property or personal injury. These fake Xiaomi 9 balance scooters and the orginal ones are so similar that it is very hard for new consumers to identify them.
Do not worry! After you reading this article,you can easily identify a fake Xiaomi 9 balance scooter.
1. identification true or fake by labels
Genuine Xiaomi 9 balance scooter has warning label above the knee control rod, besides the warning label,there are QR codes for Ninebot App download and safe driving video on both sides. At the bottom of the knee control rod,there is the knee control rod installation guide label,also a Ninebot Mini battery pack label is attached to the bottom of the scooter body.
2. identification true or fake by wheels
Genuine Xiaomi 9 balance scooter has printed 3C certification number and QR code inside the wheels,the word “Ninebot” was printed on the tires. The wheel deceration pad is close to the hub,and the hub is also close to the tires, touch with your hands on these parts will not make it shaking.
3. identification true or fake by foot pedal
Genuine Xiaomi 9 balance scooter pedal was printed with “Ninebot” words,open the new Xiaomi 9 balance scooter you will find a matte translucent material warning film on the foot pedal.
4.Identification true or fake by charging port
Charging port is located at the bottom of the display panel, open the genuine Xiaomi 9 balance scooter charging port fender,you will find that the charging port was covered with a dust and water prooft ruber cap. Open the rubber cap will see the four-core aviation charging plug.
Besides, before you use the Xiaomi 9 balance scooter, the user needs to download Ninebot App and activate by Bluetooth connection, any Xiaomi 9 balance scooter do not need to activate for official use are likely to be fake ones, we can also identify by this point.