The Cyberquad for kids encompasses a “full steel frame” and electrical powertrain and might go as much as 10 miles per hour. According to the CPSC, it failed to fulfill federal standards for mechanical suspension and most tire strain on ATVs for kids and doesn’t have a “CPSC-approved ATV action plan” meant to dictate issues like “rider training, dissemination of safety information, age recommendations, and other safety measures.” According to Radio Flyer’s FAQ, Tesla’s foremost function within the product’s design was consulting on its “overall appearance.”
Above: what your kids ought to not be doing.
Anyone who owns one ought to cease utilizing it and instantly take away the motor controller, in keeping with Radio Flyer. If you come back the controller to the corporate, you’ll get a full refund. You can begin the method on Radio Flyer’s website.
The fee says there are about 5,000 models affected by the recall. The excellent news is that there aren’t any identified situations of somebody being significantly injured whereas utilizing the Cyberquad for kids, although Radio Flyer did apparently obtain one report of it tipping over when an grownup and little one had been driving it on the similar time, leading to a bruised shoulder.
The ATV isn’t the primary Tesla-themed product Radio Flyer’s made. It additionally sells a Model S for kids, which isn’t meant for off-road use and has a max velocity of 6 mph, in addition to a foot-powered product referred to as “My First Model Y.”