Work Item
ASTM WK82856

New Specification for Audible Warning Devices for Adult-Use Electric-Powered Scooters

1. Scope

The development of safety and performance standards (specifications, guides, test methods, classifications, practices, and terminology) for consumer products. The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM technical committees and other organizations having mutual interest. It is recognized that some of the above areas may overlap with existing activities and that the Committee will be charged with the avoidance of duplication.


powered scooters; alerts; audible warnings


• Why: there is a desire from micromobility stakeholders (cities, riders, other road users, and manufacturers) to develop standards for audible warning devices on electric scooters.
• How/who: manufacturers and suppliers will use this potential standard to develop audible warning devices

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


Developed by Subcommittee: F15.58

Committee: F15

Staff Manager: Molly Lynyak

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 07-20-2022

Technical Contact: Ryan Yee

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