The scrutineers job is to ensure the cart is safely constructed.
Cart attributes are to match weight, length, width and wheel dimensions
Axels are to be firmly attached
Wheels are firmly fixed to axels - split pins, lock nuts etc
Secure steering pivot
Suitable amount of steering travel - lock to lock. Oversteering may be dangerous for kids.
For mechanical steering, right turn of wheel steers right and left turn of wheel steers left.
For rope steering - rope firmly attached and adequate foot control if a hand brake is used.
Brake mechanism securely fixed
Seat securely fixed
Overall structural and functional design
Driver has gloves, well fitted helmet, closed in shoes. Recommended long shirts/pants or knee/elbow pads.
Length - from front wheel to rear of cart - Maximum 2100mm
Width - Maximum 1000mm
Wheel Diameter (inc tyres) - Maximum 1000mm
Number of wheels - 4 (four)
Brakes & Steering - Adequate to control and stop billy cart safely
Number of Drivers - 1 (one)