Some youths even shared recordings of ‘wiggle cart meetings,’ while others showed how to place bright lights beneath the carts, which would theoretically make them safer.
On Saturday, though, an internet search for the product yielded the statement, “This product is no longer available.”
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Kmart employees verified that the fragile toy carts, which cost $29, had been snapped up by teenagers.
‘So this is why the Kmart where I work gets so many phone calls regarding the wiggly cart! Oh my god
While the videos seem to show adolescent males having a good time, a road safety expert has criticized their behavior.
‘A downward slope is a bit of a question mark in and of itself because you can’t control the device once you’ve gone down the hill,’ says the author. You’re going to get a lot of wounds quickly.’
Mr. White went on to say that because cart riders are so low to the ground, truck or vehicle drivers would miss them and not realize they were there if they hit one.
However, as TikTok user ‘None’ pointed out, there was another reason the trend was stupid: hiring someone to repeat it could be a waste of money.
‘They have a 50kg weight limit and readily break.’ One of them was broken into four pieces after being used for around 20 minutes.’