There is urgent need in the bicycle industry for clear guidelines on the safe storage of lithium-ion batteries. New standards have been in the pipeline for a long time now, but they still haven’t been completed.
This is why insurers are increasingly taking it upon themselves to include their own rules in their policies. One of these conditions is that bicycle batteries need to be kept in special fire-resistant cabinets.
If you would like to find out more about the regulations that are being developed and the certifications that already apply to lithium-ion cabinets, then read our articles about Regulations and Certifications.