Crash Testing, Tie Downs and Seat Belts

At Magic Mobility, safety and reliability go hand in hand. Our powered and manual wheelchairs are built to last, giving you peace of mind that you can achieve quality hassle-free mobility for many years.

The Department of Transportation has not approved any tie-down system for transportation of a user while in a wheelchair in a moving vehicle of any type. It is Magic Mobility’s position that users of wheelchairs should be transferred into appropriate seating in vehicles for transportation and use be made of the restraints made available by the auto industry.

We adhere to the following industry standards:

ANSI/RESNA WC/Vol 1 – Section 19 and ISO7176-19 restraint system.

Other Safety Features:

Magic Mobility has developed an inclinometer for our Frontier V4 Off-Road power chair. What is it? It’s a fancy word for a device that measures your angle of tilt relative to a flat surface.

The inclinometer is fitted to the RWD so that when it reaches an unsafe angle it will not drive, helping to prevent the user from being able to climb up an unsafe slope that would otherwise result in tipping the chair.

Test Method Test Title
AS 3691.1 Determination of static stability
ISO7176-1:1999 Determination of static stability
AS 3696.2 Determination of dynamic stability
ISO7176-2:2001 Determination of dynamic stability
AS 3696.3 Determination of the efficiency of the brakes
ISO7176-3:2003 Determination of the efficiency of the brakes
AS 3696.4 Determination of energy consumption
AS 3696.6 Determination of maximum speed, acceleration and retardation
ISO7176-6:2001 Determination of maximum speed, acceleration and retardation
ISO7176-7 Seating and Wheel Dimensions
AS 3696.8 (Int.) Static, impact and fatigue tests
AS 3696.9:1990 Climatic Tests
ISO7176-9:2001 Climatic Tests
AS 3696.10 Determination or obstacle climbing ability
* All results above meet at least the minimum performance requirements of AS3695.
* You can read further about the crash test standards in the relevant owner manual.