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1 November 2017 entry VIRM amendment now live

The 1 November 2017 entry VIRM amendment is now live.

In this amendment:

  • A number of changes (including a rewrite of Technical bulletin 41) relating to the Transport Agency acceptance of certain overseas modifications rather than the vehicle having to go through LVV certification
  • Clarification that the tow bar load isn’t included in the GVM rating
  • ESC added to statements of compliance
  • An EC whole vehicle approval plate can be evidence of frontal impact compliance for a class MA vehicle.
  • Changes regarding what is acceptable for proving stability compliance
  • Clarification that Technical bulletin 2 regarding fire and water damage applies to vehicles undergoing re-entry too – ie does apply to vehicles written off in New Zealand.