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1 December VIRM amendment is live

The 1 December VIRM amendments are now live.

VIRM: In-service certification (WoF and CoF)

General changes
  • European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval accepted for modified light vehicles
  • Some LVV certification not required if there‚Äôs a secondary certification plate or label in a campervan/motorhome
  • Exceptions to the 25 inspections per year rule added
  • European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval accepted for modified light vehicles
  • Side marker lamps OK on light vehicles if OE on a production vehicle
  • Airbag deterioration clarification
  • New section and amended sections to include wiring and batteries, inclusive of hybrid and electric vehicles.
Land Transport Rule: Omnibus Rule 2016
  • Changes across the lighting section allowing deactivation of optional lighting equipment rather than requiring removal if the equipment does not meet applicable safety requirements
  • Remove unnecessary requirement to fit high mounted stop lamps to vehicles registered before 1/1/1990.
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VIRM: Entry certification

  • New way to accept electronic deregistration and technical letters from Singapore Land Transport
  • Clarification around frontal impact standards with regard to complying with seat and seat anchorage standards
  • New test regime codes for exhaust emissions standards
  • Notes added regarding when some vehicles are not required to meet some standards
  • New section linking to new VIRM: In-service certification section on hybrid and electric vehicle electrical systems
  • ESC added into declarations technical bulletin (updated form also)
  • New bulletin identifying vehicles as class MB or MD1 with regard to the number of seats listed on the deregistration certificate
  • New bulletin regarding conversion vans (AKA day vans) and how they must now be LVV certified.
List of changes

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