ASTM WK70724

    New Specification for Commercial Electric-Powered Scooters for Adults

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F15.58 | Committee F15 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK70724

    1. Scope

    1.1 This consumer safety specification covers the establishment of performance requirements and corresponding test methods used to minimize the hazards of users of commercial electric-powered scooters for adults. 1.2 This consumer safety specification is intended to cover use of these products for adults ages 16 and older. 1.3 This consumer safety specification is not designed for units regulated by National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). 1.4 This specification is intended for units designed and sold as adult use only. 1.5 This consumer safety specification is not intended for nonpowered scooters (Consumer Safety Specification F2264), battery powered ride-on toys (Consumer Safety Specification F963), skateboards, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, go-carts (Practice F2007), fun-karts (Specification F2011), snowmobiles, motorized trail bikes, lawnmowers, or motorized wheelchairs including mobility scooters.


    Keywords

    commercial; electric-powered scooters; adult

    Rationale

    Result of the initial discussions by the Commercial Electric-Powered Scooters for Adults Task Group within F15.58. Commercial Electric-Powered Scooters for Adults are currently not covered by an ASTM standard. Manufacturer's, Communities, Towns and Cities.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-19-2019

    Technical Contact:
    David Dick

    Status:
    Draft Under Development