Minor changes and improvements register
VIRM: Heavy vehicle specialist certification
|24 August 2020||3-1 Duties and responsibilities||Update regarding the extension of appointments|
|21 May 2019||Technical bulletin 13: Stock crate certification||Updated to align with VIRM: In-service certification, Technical bulletin 7: Stock crate certification|
|16 November 2018||An air-operated spring parking brake that has been retrofitted to a vehicle to replace a wind-on parking brake must be certified by an HVSC with the brakes category HVEK.|
|26 September 2018||Throughout the manual|
Update and addition of welding standards:
|26 June 2018|
Changes to clarify that Land Transport rules don’t mandate the certification of towing connection on a light vehicle, even when used to tow a heavy trailer.
|12 October 2017||Introduction 3-7 Record of certification||Changes to align with VIRM: In-service certification 14-1 Load anchorages|
|21 March 2017||Rfr 22: updated speed limit to 50km/h from 30km/h to align with Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems 2001, section 2.4.|
|14 October 2016||Technical bulletin 16: Stock crate certification||New technical bulletin.|
It is important that stock crate retention is correctly certified to the appropriate standard. This technical bulletin provides explanations of different types of stock crates (fitted to a vehicle with a GVM of 6000 kg or more) their attachments, how to identify them, and how to identify their certification.
|27 October 2015||Technical bulletin 14: Attributes sheet for 50MAX permit||Added link to 50MAX vehicle combination attributes sheet|