Provisional Standard Specification for Safety and Performance of Fun-Karts
|Publication Date:||10 September 1998|
|ICS Code (Special purpose vehicles):||43.160|
1.1 This specification relates to the safety performance specifications for commercially manufactured fun-karts intended for private use, on suitable off-road terrain, by consumers.
1.2 This specification is intended to reduce hazards, other than those inherent in the sport of fun-karting, to the users of fun-karts during normal intended use by specifying performance standards of manufacturing.
1.3 This specification applies to fun-karts for private use and does not apply to concession, race, home-made, consumer-modified fun-karts, fun-karts that are pedal-powered, unpowered fun-karts, or fun-karts, which are used for commercial purposes.
1.4 This specification recognizes that there are operational hazards relating to fun-karts, which operators and passengers are deemed to have accepted by their use and operation of the fun-kart including, but not limited to, falling out, running into, through, under or over objects, upsetting the fun-kart, general operator recklessness, pinches, scratches, or bruises, or a combination thereof.
1.5 This specification does not cover labeling, maintenance, or use. For use and maintenance, see PS 97.
1.6 Provisional standards achieve limited consensus through approval of the sponsoring subcommittee.