18 Tips for Transporting Batteries
For individuals traveling with batteries, lithium-ion tends to get the most attention. Airlines have begun to ban all Li-ion batteries in checked baggage on passenger flights, largely limiting the transportation of lithium batteries that are not already in consumer goods to cargo airplanes only. But lithium batteries are not the only type that can cause serious damage during transit. Lead-acid batteries should be transported with care to limit the risks of shipping a hazardous material.