TITLE

Power-chair Rules

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
PN;Jul2009, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the elimination of the requirement to disconnect the terminal when a battery-powered wheelchair is transported as checked baggage. It notes that this rule applies only if the design of the mobility aid provides an effective means of preventing unintentional activation. This rule is amended by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to its Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
ACCESSION #
41130225

 

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