Kinematic Performance Metrics for Powered Standing Scooters
- Ground Vehicle Standard
Test procedures to measure the top speed, acceleration, and deceleration performance of powered standing scooters;
Test scenarios that consider initial vehicle conditions, operator anthropometry, environmental and roadway conditions, and operating domains (e.g., geofence);
Relevant units, accuracy, and precision of measurement for each test; and
Methods to collect and report such kinematic data.
Provide practicable vehicle-level, performance-based metrics;
Provide standardized test methods and conditions for the above metrics; and
Provide meaningful metrics for industry, consumers, and public agencies to evaluate safety and performance of powered standing scooters.
Data Sets - Support Documents
|Unnamed Dataset 1|
|Table 1||Atmospheric conditions for test execution|
|Table 2||Minimum requirements for instrumentation|
|Table A1||Form SAE J3230/1|
|Table A2||Form SAE J3230/1|
|Table A3||Form SAE J3230/1|
|Table A4||Form SAE J3230/1|
Emerging and innovative personal mobility devices, sometimes referred to as micromobility, are proliferating in cities around the world. These technologies have the potential to expand mobility options for a variety of people. Some of these technologies fall outside traditional definitions, standards, and regulations. This committee will initially focus on low-speed micromobility devices and the technology and systems that support them that are not normally subject to the United States Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards or similar regulations. These may be device-propelled or have propulsion assistance. They are low-speed devices that have a maximum device-propelled speed of 30 mph. They are personal transportation vehicles designed to transport three or fewer people. They are consumer products but may be owned by shared- or rental-fleet operators. This committee is concerned with the eventual utilization and operational characteristics of these devices, and how they may be safely incorporated in the transportation infrastructure. This committee will develop and maintain SAE Standards, Recommended Practices, and Information Reports within this classification of mobility. The first task of the committee will be to develop a taxonomy of low-speed micromobility devices and technologies. Currently, many of these terms are not consistently named, defined, or used in literature and practice. This task will also help refine the scope of the committee and highlight future work.