Legal - Please read this before riding your electric skateboard

Electric Skateboard Safety HelmetYour Electric Skateboard is NOT a TOY. It is a precision piece of sporting / transport  / electrical equipment and should be treated with respect and care .

Although traditional Skateboarding is a popular recreational activity amongst many ages, as with most sports there are certain risks and dangers involved, electric skateboarding is therfore no different. The laws in your country and state may vary by local council and road authorities. It is therfore advised that you consult you local transport authority on the rules and regulations regarding the riding of these.

YOU MUST WEAR A HELMET and protection gear such as elbow and knee pads, wrist guards, long  pants, long sleeve shirt and suitable non slip footwear AT ALL TIMES!  Even though you may wear all the correct gear, injury may still occur, the severity however may be reduced if you have worn correct protective gear, but no one can guarantee if your injuries will be minor or significant. Protection may reduce this. Falling may be inevitable if youElectric Skateboard Safety Equipment

skate long enough - so wear you protective gear. Also, learning how to fall correctly may also help reduce the chances of significant injury.

Our Boards are rated to take a maxiumum weight, PLEASE OBSERVE THESE LIMITS. You must not ride with any body else on any of our electric boards. This WILL cause Motor failures due to overloading are not covered by the warranty.

Electric Skateboard Safety PadsThe Board is not like a traditional skateboard, it should not be used for tricks, jumps, ramps, grinds, rough handling and prolonged steep hills. It is designed for use on relatively flat surfaces. Failure to comply may damage the board and / or its electronics and void your warranty. Only ride on dry, hard surfaces - YES AVOID the RAIN.

 

CAUTION! OUR REMOTE CONTROL HAS A VERY SENSITIVE TIGGER, SO ACCELERATE SLOWLY AND SMOOTHLY! Your wireless hand controller is equipped with a 3-position speed switch, slow/med/fast which is located in the handle of your remote control next to the batteries. Start with the switch in the SLOW POSITION. When you want to accelerate, stand with most of your weight forward on the board then gently pull the trigger slowly and smoothly. To brake, shift your weight just slightly to the back and push the trigger forward slowly and smoothly When you feel that you have reached a competent and confident level you may increase the switch position to medium and then high. Remember to adjust the speed down again for new 1st time electric skateboarders.

DONT PLAY WITH THE TRUCKS –  KEEP THE NUT FIRM - NOT TIGHT. Unlike traditional skateboards YOU cannot increase the turning radium by loosening these trucks, . Adjusting your trucks in this manner will damage either the bushing or the truck and it will void your truck’s warranty.

LIKE ALL EQUIPMENT THAT CONTAINS NUTS AND BOLTS, KEEP ADJUSTED – BUT NOT OVER-TIGHT. With shipping and normal use vibration may occurthat may loosen nut and bolt fittings. Please make sure all hardware fittings are snug before each use and check them regularly – fittings should be snug, but DO NOT OVER-TIGHTEN or you can strip out the threads!

KEEP YOUR BATTERY WELL MAINTAINED AND CHARGED. It is important to maintain your battery by keeping it fully charged when not in use to prolong battery life. Your charger is designed to automatically stop charging when the batteries are fully charged, so it’s ok to leave your boards battery plugged in all the time if you’re riding it regularly. Like all batteries they will last longer if you do NOT discharge them completely. Even though we use high quality DEEP CYCLE SLA batteries and high quality LifePO4 batteries - complete discharge is never recommended. Be sure to charge your board regularily at least  monthly or the batteries will slowly discharge. Also, make sure to change out the batteries on the wireless remote as soon as they start to fade (indicated by multiple beeps when switching on).

COMMON SENSE. Above all use common sense, 9 times out of 10 this will avoid most compromising and dangerous situations. Only ride within your limits, if you think you are going too fast -  you probably are. These are not toys and may accelerate quickly and constantly until you reach you your maximum speed. Do not allow children to ride in an unsupervised manner, and never near a road or in any place where they may endanger themselves or others.

BE COURTEOUS. Always slow down when approaching or overtaking pedestrians, always make eye contact so they know where you are going, and you know where they are going. Always say "thankyou" when passing and be polite as you approach. Accelerate slowly and brake appropriately when approaching pedestrians - especially children.

DISTANCE TRAVELLED. Learn your skateboards total distance, instead of working on KM's travelled, try using time as you indicator, For instance a 10AH battery will get 35 minutes HARD use, 45 Minutes moderate flat, speedy use and a leisurely 50+ minutes at half trigger. This way you wont get caught out. We will not guarantee or imply any distance or time travelled as variables are many and too complicated to replicate every time. Dont Travel too far from you home, car or starting location until you are comfortable with your average expected time and distance.

LIABILITY. Neither fusionskate or any of it suppliers will be held responsible for any injury or damage caused by any product sold or suggested from this website or any associated website. By purchasing any product from this website directly or indirectly all responsibilty will be held by the person riding the electric skateboard or the supervising adult in charge of riding the skateboard. You should not buy any product unless you agree to these terms. Absolutely all responsibilty will be held by the person riding the skateboard. If you purchase a product, we assume absolutely that you have read these terms and agree to them.

AGREEMENT FOR ONLINE SALES , RELEASE OF LIABILITY & INFORMATION FOR PARENTS & LEGAL GUARDIANS

IF YOU PURCHASE ANY EQUIPMENT ON THIS WEB SITE IT IS EXPRESSLY CONDITIONAL UPON THE FOLLOWING AGREEMENT.

IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU, OR YOUR PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN (IF YOU ARE A MINOR), MUST READ THIS AGREEMENT PRIOR TO ORDERING ANY PRODUCT FROM FUSIONSKATE THROUGH EITHER PRINTED MEDIA, PHONE/FAX ORDERS OR ITS WEB SITE.

All outdoor or sporting activities possess some risks, some of which may be inherently dangerous, although safety equipment may reduce some of the dangers associated with these activities, some risk may still be apparent. If you purchase or use  any equipment from Fusionskate you need to understand and voluntarily accept the risks involved with sporting and outdoor activities, including but are not limited to: electric skateboarding, sports and outdoor activities.  The risks and dangers may include, but are not limited to: soft tissue damage, sprains, bruises, broken bones, cuts, temporary or permanent paralysis and even death. Other risks include but are not limited to : adverse and un-forseen weather conditions, dangerous and unfamiliar terrain & geographical changes in conditions, failure to service & maintain equipment correctly, failure to adhere to traffic instructions & not comply with the “rules of the road”,  engaging in electric skateboarding, sporting and outdoor activities while, exhausted or disabled, under the influence of prescription medication, ALCOHOL or illicit / recreational drugs . Parents & Rider's should take a moment to watch this Helmet/Safety video. Click Here

Using the merchandise sold by Fusionskate Electric Skateboards in accordance with the manufacturer's design and recommendations will reduces these risks. Under no circumstance should you perform any modification to your purchase which may include but not limited to, increasing the power, modifying the motor, uprating the motor,  changing the design of the product, interfering with the computer management system or circumnavigating any safety feature, doing so will increase your chances of injury.    However, accidents and unforeseen hazards do exist and the purchaser and users of the merchandise sold by Fusionskate Electric Skateboards agree as follows:

1. I, the user of any product purchased from Fusionskate, agree to release Fusionskate Electric Skateboards , its owners, agents and employees, from any and all liability for damage, injury, paralysis and death to either myself, or any other person, or property, resulting from the use or misuse of any product sold by Fusionskate Electric Skateboards.

2. I, the parent, guardian or legal guardian of any child or minor using any product purchased from Fusionskate, agree to release Fusionskate Electric Skateboards , its owners, agents and employees, from any and all liability for damage, injury, paralysis and death to either myself, or any other person, or property, resulting from the use or misuse of any product sold by Fusionskate Electric Skateboards.

3. You must agree that any and all liability of Fusionskate Electric Skateboards, its owners, agents and employees shall be limited to the purchase price of the product purchased from Fusionskate. 

4. It is agreed that any legal action that you will bring against Fusionskate Electric Skateboards for any reason will be brought and heard on the Sunshine Coast, state of Queensland, Australia.

I have fully read and understood the terms of this legal agreement. I understand that any product I have purchased from Fusionskate Electric Skateboards binds my agreement to the terms of this Agreement. I understand that this Agreement releases Fusionskate Electric Skateboards from any and all claims of liability brought by myself, my minor children, and any other third party who uses any product purchased from Fusionskate Electric Skateboards.


PLEASE WEAR APPROPRIATE SAFETY EQUIPMENT & DO NOT RIDE OUTSIDE YOUR ABILITY
Parents & Rider's should take a moment to watch this ABC News video.
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