Man Immobile After Scooter Battery Is Confiscated

A Canadian man said the battery for the scooter he uses to get around was confiscated by airport officials, leaving him immobile and having to crawl on the floor. Stearn Hodge, 68, and his wife said they were flying to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for an anniversary vacation when the Canadian Air Transit Security Authority confiscated the lithium ion battery that powers his scooter. He said he had all of the proper documentation for the battery when he and his wife arrived at Calgary International Airport.

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+1 1. ringmaster commented 55 days ago

Heartless and mindless authorities :'(
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+2 2. Judge-Jake commented 55 days ago

Could he not have hired a scooter when he arrived at the hotel? Just had a look on line, there are countless mobility hire companies in Tulsa, alternatively they could have got a regular wheelchair and his wife could have pushed him. It's a none story really, unless they hadn't got any finances whatsoever having arrived. :squirrel::squirrel:
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+1 4. Judge-Jake commented 52 days ago

Oh for feck sake ADMIN, the same video every fecking morning here.... come on you have some new one's in the cupboard!!!!!!:squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel::squirrel:<3
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0 5. Pepperoni39 commented 51 days ago

The newest Vid is published 4 days ago... Whats going on?!?

If the admin has no desire or time left, maybe you should consider giving this task to someone else ...
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0 6. ringmaster commented 51 days ago

#5 I know. I submitted a video and expect it or other things at Thursday at latest.
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0 7. thundersnow commented 51 days ago

I have submitted countless videos the last few months, a few got posted.
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+1 8. nomaddaf commented 50 days ago

Couldn't just use a wheel chair???
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0 9. snotraddict commented 48 days ago

So if you pull the battery, it can't be pushed? Batteries are an issue I get that, but seems like there could be a workaround.
They must not travel much or they'd have a system for getting him around.