US flight authorities tighten rules on gadget battery storage
Travelling to the US? Make sure you’ve packed your gadgets’ rechargeable batteries properly, as new rules governing what power cells you can take with you are now in force.
The bottom line is don’t keep batteries in luggage you plan to check in, unless they’re installed within a device. Spare batteries must be packed in your hand luggage not in checked baggage.
In fact, the US Department of Transportation recommends that all batteries, in and out of their host gadgets, be taken on board aircraft in hand luggage.
Full story: reghardware.co.uk