This SAE Information Report identifies and defines the preferred technical guidelines relating to safety for Electric Vehicles (EVs) during normal operation and charging. Guidelines in this document do not necessarily address maintenance, repair, or assembly safety issues.
The purpose of this SAE Information Report is to provide introductory safety guidelines information that should be considered when designing electric vehicles for use on public roadways.
This document covers electric vehicles having a gross vehicle weight rating of 4536 kg (10 000 lb) or less that are designed for use on public roads.
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Advanced Fuel Cell Vehicle Applications, 2012
Electric Motor & Power Electronics, 2012
A Motor-Drive System Design That Takes Into Account EV Characteristics
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