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VIRM: In-service certification (WoF and CoF) amendment
– effective 1 October 2020

List of changes

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Introduction

3-4 Establishing whether a vehicle can be inspected for a WoF or CoF

  • Some of the content from here has been moved into new reasons for rejection. This is to make it easier for inspectors to refer to and also to make it easier for inspectors to explain to customers if their vehicle is failed.

General vehicles

1-2 Vehicle details

  • This is the new section with content moved from Introduction 3-4.

7-5 Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages

  • Extra text added to remind VIs there are visual examples to guide the inspection of seatbelt fraying and indentation
  • Figure 7-5-8 with examples of damage to seatbelt webbing from certain types of child restraints should be passed for WoF and CoF purposes, assuming no threads are cut (added previous to the   amendment).

7-7 Interior impact

  • Table 7-7-1. Brakes added to the additional accelerator pedals (for driving school vehicles) row.

11-1 Exhaust

  • Slight rewording of the text to emphasise that harm to occupants should be a consideration

13-1 Engine and transmission

  • Note 4 updated to match Note 6 in 11-1 Exhaust system

Heavy vehicles

1-2 Licensing labels

  • See general vehicles

8-1 Brakes

  • Reasons for rejection added about ABS systems. Figure 8-1-5 and Note 11 also added to assist vehicle inspectors.
  • Wheelbase removed from Table 8-1-7. Modifications that do not require HVS certification. This is the ensure all wheelbase changes include a brake certification recheck.

11-1 Exhaust

  • See general vehicles

12-3 Drawbeam

  • Table 12-3-1. Minimum information on drawbeam certification label/plate updated.

Light PSVs

1-2 Licensing labels

  • See general vehicles

7-5 Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages

  • See general vehicles

Heavy PSVs

1-2 Licensing labels

  • See general vehicles

Motorcycles

1-2 Licensing labels

  • See general vehicles

Heavy trailers

1-2 Licensing labels

  • See general vehicles

5-1 Service brake, parking brake, emergency brake and breakaway brake

  • Reasons for rejection added about ABS systems. Figure 5-1-2 and Note 5 also added to assist vehicle inspectors.

8-3 Drawbar

  • Table 8-3-1. Minimum information on drawbar certification label/plate updated.

8-4 Drawbeam

  • Table 8-4-1. Minimum information on drawbeam certification label/plate updated.

Technical bulletins (general)

4 Jacking points

  • Jacking points image updates to remove and incorrect item.