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VIRM: Heavy vehicle specialist certification

1 April 2021

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Introduction 3-1 Duties and responsibilities

Update to delegations regarding initial assessment and repairs, and how different aspects are dealt with between engineers.

6-1 Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages

Summary of legislation updated to more closely reflect the rule. Reasons for rejection are unchanged.

Technical bulletin 4: Heavy vehicle modifications that may affect brakes

Rewritten to remove conflicting material and to align with Heavy Vehicle Brakes Rule.

Technical bulletin 16: Engineers’ responsibilities for modifications that may affect a heavy vehicle’s brakes

Rescinded and merged into technical bulletin 4.