Work Item
ASTM WK82856

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

1. Scope

• Minimum and maximum sound pressure level
• Frequency range
• Test procedure and scenarios (e.g. ambient sound measurements, environments, etc.)


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

Item: 000