Discussion paper

Barriers to the safe use of innovative vehicles and motorised mobility devices: issues paper

Publisher
Disability Older people Public safety Walkability Road safety Mobility scooters Australia
Description

The purpose of this issues paper is to investigate the extent to which regulatory barriers exist in the Australian Road Rules (ARRs) and other relevant legislation that may inhibit the safe use of innovative vehicles and motorised mobility devices (MMDs).

The paper:

  • seeks to reach a complete and common understanding of the problem
  • reviews the current Australian Road Rules and other relevant legislation that affect the ARRs regarding the safe use of innovative vehicles and motorised mobility devices
  • recognises recent work completed by various parties relating to the use and safety of motorised mobility devices, and
  • identifies and provides an analysis of the key issues to consider as part of the project, prior to developing potential solutions.
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