How and by Who is the Weight Capacity of an Elevator Determined?

I think we broke the elevator

Myself and hubby in a European hotel elevator — photo by the author

Why are Elevators so small in Europe

Have you ever wondered who determines how many people fit in an elevator and what do they base it on? Hotel elevators in the U.S. are roomy, but have you seen a hotel elevator in Europe? They are tiny — really tiny, like…




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