10 TRANSPORT READY OPTION (TRRO)
Part No 1143151 75 Invacare 3G Storm Series®
10.1 About Transport Ready Packages
TRRO (Transport Ready Option) - TRRO includes four factory-installed transport brackets and a wheelchair anchored pelvic belt. TRRO has been
crash-tested in accordance with ANSI/RESNA WC Vol 1 Section 19 Frontal Impact Test requirements for wheelchairs with a 130 lb crash test dummy,
which corresponds to a person with a weight of 125 to 165 lbs for junior seat sizes or a 168 lb crash dummy, which corresponds to a person with a
weight of 165 to 300 lbs for adult seat sizes.
TRBKTS (Wheelchair Transport Brackets) - TRBKTS includes four factory-installed wheelchair transport brackets. TRBKTS has not been
crash-tested in accordance with WC 19. Use these transport brackets only to secure an unoccupied wheelchair during transport.
As of this date, the Department of Transportation has not approved any tie-down systems for transportation of a user while in a wheelchair, in a
moving vehicle of any type. It is Invacare’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. Invacare cannot and does not recommend any wheelchair
transportation system.
WARNING
Wheelchairs with adjustable seat angles MUST be set to 10°. Seat angle is factory set at time of shipment. Adjustments to
the wheelchair may void WC 19 compliance. To maintain compliance, refer to wheelchair service manual before making
any adjustments.
DO NOT alter or substitute wheelchair frame parts, components, or seating systems.
A sudden stop and/or collision may structurally damage your wheelchair. Wheelchairs involved in such incidents should be
replaced.
Spill proof batteries, such as “gel cells”, should be installed on wheelchairs to be used during travel in a motor vehicle.
Transport ready packages are not retrofittable to existing models and are not field serviceable.
Battery support brackets MUST be installed at all times. Otherwise, the wheelchair will not be WC/19 compliant. Refer to
Installing/Removing Batteries Into/From Battery Boxes on page 101.
Only use the transport brackets included with TRRO or TRBKTS for the purposes described in this manual.
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