Airline passenger Gary Hammond rides on a hoverboard after claiming his luggage at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Atlanta. The three largest U.S. airlines are banning hoverboards because of the potential fire danger from the lithium-ion batteries that power the devices.
Airline passenger Gary Hammond rides on a hoverboard after claiming his luggage at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Atlanta. The three largest U.S. airlines are banning hoverboards because of the potential fire danger from the lithium-ion batteries that power the devices. John Bazemore AP
Airline passenger Gary Hammond rides on a hoverboard after claiming his luggage at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Atlanta. The three largest U.S. airlines are banning hoverboards because of the potential fire danger from the lithium-ion batteries that power the devices. John Bazemore AP

Hoverboarding? Keep it safe, Valley officials urge

December 30, 2015 5:12 PM