Hating on hoverboards is becoming the new normal, which is great, because they're kinda ridiculous. This week more #blessed airlines joined the ranks of hoverboard haters, making it now impossible to bring the toy/vehicle on the largest US carriers.
According to multiple reports, Southwest, Delta, American, and United have officially banned hoverboards from checked baggage and carry-on luggage. They now join Frontier, JetBlue and Alaska in the ban, as those airlines were among the first to take this stance.
The main issue with these hoverboards is not that they're just really, really stupid, but that their lithium batteries could cause a fire hazard. It's not just airlines who are taking issue with the boards either, as even Amazon.com has refused to stock them due to potential safety concerns.
The universe has spoken. No one should be riding these things. And if you're not convinced: Here's a compilation of people crashing hard on hoverboards.
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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and does not own a hoverboard. Send news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow her at @karatillie.