This European Standard specifies requirements intended to ensure the safety and health of persons when they use motor caravans for temporary or seasonal habitation. It also specifies the corresponding test methods. However, certain requirements of this standard do not apply to motor caravans where the overall length multiplied by the overall width does not exceed 12 m2 plan area. prEN 1646-2 gives requirements relating to user payloads for motor caravans. Requirements applicable to road safety are not included in the scope of this European Standard.