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2 Standards compliance

2-1 Standards Compliance


Reasons for rejection
Compliance with approved standards

1. A vehicle of group L or class MA, MB, MC, MD1 or NA did not comply, or cannot be demonstrated to have complied, with approved standards as specified in Tables of vehicle class standards requirements and Lists of approved standards.

Summary of legislation
Applicable legislation
Compliance with approved standards

1. A vehicle of group L or class MA, MB, MC, MD1 or NA must comply with approved standards as specified in Tables of vehicle class standards requirements and Lists of approved standards.

Note 1

The following standards markings may assist in determining compliance with approved standards.

typical standards markings

Note 2

The following flowchart may assist in determining whether a vehicle is required to comply with an approved frontal impact standard.

FIS flowchart

Vehicle noise emissions

Vehicle noise emissions must meet one of these standards and not exceed the maximum noise limits in Table 2-1-4.

Fuel consumption information

For a vehicle to be certified for entry into service, fuel consumption information must be provided in the form and manner prescribed in this section.

Form of fuel consumption information

Fuel consumption information must:

a) relate to the vehicle for which it is provided or to vehicles of the same make, model and submodel, and

b) be consistent with the test cycle cited in the vehicle’s certified emissions standards, and

c) be provided:

i. in kilometres per litre, litres per 100 kilometres, miles per US liquid gallon or miles per imperial gallon

ii. for the urban, extra urban and combined cycles.

Note 3

Despite (c)ii above, if the vehicle’s fuel consumption information is consistent with the Japanese 10.15 mode, the Japanese JC08 mode or ADR 81/01 Fuel Consumption Labelling for Light Vehicles, information may be provided for the combined cycle only.

Note 4

If a vehicle is manufactured to operate on LPG or CNG, and another fuel type, fuel consumption information must be provided for LPG or CNG as applicable.


List of approved standards

Door retention systems

Door retention systems must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • Council Directive 70/387/EEC of 26 July 1971 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the doors of motor vehicles and their trailers
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 11, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to door latches and door retention components
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.10)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 206, Door Locks and Door Retention Components – Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles, and Trucks
  • Australian Design Rule 2, Side Door Latches and Hinges
  • Technical Standard for Door Retention Systems (Japan).
  • Japan article 25.
Interior impact systems

Interior impact systems must meet these two standards (or more recent versions):

  • Council Directive of 17 December 1973 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the interior fittings of motor vehicles (interior parts of the passenger compartment other than the interior rear-view mirrors, layout of controls, the roof or sliding roof, the backrest and rear part of the seats) (74/60/EEC)
  • Council Directive of 1 March 1971 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the rear-view mirrors of motor vehicles (71/127/EEC)

OR this standard (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 21, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to their interior fittings
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.20)

OR this standard (or a more recent version):

  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 201, Occupant Protection in Interior Impact – Passenger Cars

OR these three standards (or more recent versions):

  • Australian Design Rule 11, Internal Sun Visors
  • Australian Design Rule 21, Instrument Panel
  • Australian Design Rule 42, General Safety Requirements (section on external or internal protrusions)

OR these four standards (or more recent versions):

  • Technical Standard for Instrument Panel Impact Absorption (Japan)
  • Technical Standard for Sunvisor Impact Absorption and Interpretation of the Technical Standard for Sunvisor Impact Absorption (Japan)
  • Technical Standard for Seatback Impact Absorption (Japan)
  • Technical Standard for Impact Reduction of Inside Rearview Mirrors (Japan).
  • Japan article 20.

Note: A motor vehicle doesn’t have to comply with these standards for the interior fittings if the vehicle complies with a version of one of the approved frontal impact vehicle standards, whether or not that vehicle is required by that rule to so comply.

Frontal impact systems

Frontal impact systems must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 94, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the protection of the occupants in the event of a frontal collision
    (E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.93)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, Occupant Crash Protection in Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles, Trucks and Buses
  • Australian Design Rule 69, Full Frontal Impact Occupant Protection
  • Australian Design Rule 73, Offset Frontal Impact Protection
  • Technical Standard for Occupant Protection in Frontal Collision (Japan)
  • Japan article 18
  • Technical requirements of: Directive 96/79/EC* of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 1996 on the protection of occupants of motor vehicles in the event of a frontal impact [which, for the purpose of occupant protection in the event of a frontal impact, amends the Council Directive of 6 February 1970 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the type-approval of motor vehicles and their trailers (70/156/EEC)]
Light-vehicle brakes

Light-vehicle brakes must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • Council Directive of 26 July 1971 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the braking devices of certain categories of motor vehicles and of their trailers (71/320/EEC)
  • Council Directive of 5 April 1993 on the braking of two- or three-wheel motor vehicles (93/14/EEC)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 13, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles of categories M, N and O with regard to braking
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.12)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 13-H, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of passenger cars with regard to braking
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.2/Add.12H)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 78, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles of category L with regard to braking
    (E/ECE/324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.77)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 105, Hydraulic Brake Systems
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 122, Motorcycle Brake Systems
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 135, Passenger Car Brake Systems
  • Australian Design Rule 31, Hydraulic Brake Systems for Passenger Cars
  • Australian Design Rule 33, Brake Systems for Motorcycles and Mopeds
  • Australian Design Rule 35, Commercial Vehicle Brake Systems
  • Technical Standard for Passenger Motor Vehicle Braking Systems (Japan)
  • Technical Standard for Two Wheeled Vehicle Brake Systems (Japan)
  • Japan article 12.
Tyres

New tyres must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • Council Directive 91/23/EEC of 31 March 1992 relating to tyres for motor vehicles and their trailers and to their fitting
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 30, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of pneumatic tyres for motor vehicles and their trailers
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.29)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 54, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of pneumatic tyres for commercial vehicles and their trailers
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.53)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109, New Pneumatic Tires – Passenger Cars
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 119, New Pneumatic Tires for Vehicles Other Than Passenger Cars
  • The Standards of the Japan Automobile Tire Manufacturers’ Association, Inc.
  • Japan Industrial Standard D4230, Tires for Automobiles
  • Japan article 9
  • Australian Design Rule 23, Passenger Car Tyres
  • Australian Design Rule 71, Temporary-Use Spare Tyres
  • Australian Design Rule 42/05, Temporary-Use Spare Tyres.
Seats and seat anchorages

Seats and seat anchorages must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 17, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the seats, their anchorages and any head restraints (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.16)
  • Council Directive of 22 July 1974 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the interior fittings of motor vehicles (strength of seats and their anchorages)
    (74/408/EEC)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 207, Seating Systems – Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles, Trucks, and Buses
  • Technical Standard for Seats and Seat Anchorages (Japan)
  • Japan article 22
  • Australian Design Rule 3/02, Seats and Seat Anchorages.
Head restraints (if fitted)

If they are fitted, head restraints must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • Council Directive of 16 October 1978 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to head restraints of seats of motor vehicles (78/932/EEC)
  • Council Directive of 22 July 1974 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the interior fittings of motor vehicles (strength of seats and their anchorages) as amended by Commission Directive 96/37/EC of 17 June 1996 (74/408/EEC)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 17, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the seats, their anchorages and any head restraints (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.16)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 25, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of head restraints (headrests), whether or not incorporated in vehicle seats
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.24)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 202, Head Restraints – Passenger Cars
  • Australian Design Rule 22, Head Restraints
  • Technical Standard for Head Restraints (Japan)
  • Japan article 22-4.
External projections

Must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • Council Directive of 17 September 1974 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the external projections of motor vehicles (74/483/EEC)
  • Council Directive 92/114/EEC of 17 December 1992 relating to the external projections forward of the cab's rear panel of motor vehicles of category N
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 26, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to their external projections
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.25)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 61, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of commercial vehicles with regard to their external projections forward of the cab’s rear panel
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.60)
  • Australian Design Rule 42, General Safety Requirements (section on external and internal protrusions)
  • Technical Standard for Impact Reduction of Outside Rearview Mirrors (Japan) AND, if spoiler fitted, Structural Standard for Air Spoilers (Japan)
  • Japan article 18.
Steering systems

Must meet these two standards (or more recent versions):

  • Council Directive of 4 June 1974 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the interior fittings of motor vehicles (the behaviour of the steering mechanism in the event of an impact) (74/297/EEC)
  • Council Directive of 8 June 1970 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the steering equipment for motor vehicles and their trailers (70/311/EEC)

OR these two standards (or more recent versions):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 12, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the protection of the driver against the steering mechanism in the event of impact
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.11)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 79, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to steering equipment
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.78)

OR these two standards (or more recent versions):

  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 203, Impact Protection for the Driver from the Steering Control System – Passenger Cars
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No 204, Steering Control Rearward Displacement – Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles, Trucks and Buses

OR this standard (or a more recent version):

  • Australian Design Rule 10, Steering Column

OR this standard (or a more recent version):

  • Technical Standard for Steering System Impact (Japan)
  • Japan article 11.

Note: A motor vehicle need not comply with these standards for the steering systems if the vehicle complies with a version of one of the approved frontal impact vehicle standards, whether or not that vehicle is required by that rule to so comply.

Glazing

Glazing must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 43, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of safety glazing and glazing materials
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.42)
  • Council Directive of 31 March 1992 on safety glazing and glazing materials on motor vehicles and their trailers (92/22/EEC)
  • British Standard 857: 1967, Specification for Safety Glass for Land Transport
  • British Standard 5282: 1975, Specification for Road Vehicle Safety Glass
  • British Standard AU 178a: 1992, Specification for Road Vehicle Safety Glass
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 205, Glazing Materials
  • American National Standard for Safety Glazing Materials for Glazing Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Equipment Operating on Land Highways – Safety Code (ANSI/SAE Z26.1-1990)
  • Technical Standard for Window Glass, Jisha Circular No. 899 of 1 October 1983
  • Japanese Industrial Standard R 3211–1992, Safety Glass for Road Vehicles
  • Japan article 29
  • New Zealand Standard 5443:1987, Safety Glass for Land Vehicles
  • Australian Standard 2080–1983, Safety Glass for Land Vehicles
  • Australian/New Zealand Standard 2080:1995, Safety Glass for Land Vehicles
  • Australian Design Rule 8/00, Safety Glazing Material
  • South African Standard SABS 1191/1193–1978, Standard Specifications for Safety Glass for Vehicles
  • Allgemeine Bauartgenehmigung (ABG), issued by the German Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt for glazing directly behind, or to the left or right of the rear of, the driver’s seatback in its rearmost and upright position that is marked in accordance with the ABG
Rear-view mirrors

Rear-view mirrors must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • Regulation No. 46, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of rear-view mirrors, and of motor vehicles with regard to the installation of rear-view mirrors
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.45)
  • Council Directive of 1 March 1971 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the rear-view mirrors of motor vehicles (71/127/EEC)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 111, Rearview Mirrors
  • Technical Standard for Installation Position of Outside Rear-view Mirrors, Jisha Circular No. 187 of March 18, 1983
  • Installation Position of Outside Rear-View Mirrors, Jisha Circular No. 186 of March 18, 1983
  • Japan article 44
  • Australian Design Rule 14/00, Rear Vision Mirrors.
Headlamps

Headlamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 1, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicle headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam and/or a driving beam and equipped with filament lamps of categories R2 [and/or HS1]
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.1)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 5, Uniform provisions for the approval of motor vehicle ‘sealed beam’ headlamps (SB) emitting a European asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.4)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 8, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicle headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both and equipped with halogen filament lamps (H1, h4, H3, HB3, HB4, H7 and/or H8)
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.7)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 20, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicle headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both and equipped with halogen filament lamps (H4 lamps)
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.19)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 31, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of halogen sealed-beam unit (HSB unit) motor vehicle headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.30)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 56, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of headlamps for mopeds and vehicles treated as such
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.55)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 57, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of headlamps for motor cycles and vehicles treated as such
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.56)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 72, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motorcycle headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam and a driving beam and equipped with halogen lamps (HS1 lamps)
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.71)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 76, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of headlamps for mopeds emitting a driving beam and a passing beam
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.75)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 82, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of moped headlamps equipped with filament halogen lamps (HS2)
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.81)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 98, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicle headlamps equipped with gas-discharge light sources
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.97)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 112, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicle headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both and equipped with filament lamps
    (E/ECE 324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.111)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 113, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicle headlamps emitting an asymmetrical passing beam or a driving beam or both and equipped with filament lamps
    (E/ECE 324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.112)
  • Council Directive 76/761/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to motor-vehicle headlamps which function as main-beam and/or dipped-beam headlamps and to incandescent electric filament lamps for such headlamps
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 46, Headlamps
  • Australian Design Rule 54, Headlamps for Mopeds
  • Australian Design Rule 55, Headlamps for Motorcycles
  • Australian Design Rule 77, Gas-Discharge Headlamps
  • Technical Standard for Headlamps
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5504, Sealed Beam Headlamp Units for Motor Vehicles
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 32.
Forward-facing and rearward-facing position lamps

Forward-facing and rearward-facing position lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 7, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of front- and rear-position (side) lamps, stop lamps and end-outline marker lamps for motor vehicles (except motorcycles) and their trailers (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.6)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 50, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of front-position lamps, rear-position lamps, stop lamps, direction indicators and rear-registration-plate illuminating devices for mopeds, motor cycles and vehicles treated as such
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.49)
  • Council Directive 76/758/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to end-outline marker lamps, front-position (side) lamps, rear-position (side) lamps and stop lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 49, Forward-Facing and Rearward-Facing Position (Side) Lamps, Stop Lamps and End-Outline Marker Lamps
  • Australian Design Rule 53, Front- and Rear-Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration-Plate Lamps for L-Group Vehicles
  • Technical Standard for Clearance Lamps
  • Technical Standard for Front End-Outline Marker Lamps
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 34.
Direction indicator lamps

Direction indicator lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 6, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of direction indicators for motor vehicles and their trailers
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.5)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 50, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of front-position lamps, rear-position lamps, stop lamps, direction indicators and rear-registration-plate illuminating devices for mopeds, motor cycles and vehicles treated as such
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.49)
  • Council Directive 76/759/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to direction-indicator lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 6, Direction Indicators
  • Australian Design Rule 53, Front- and Rear-Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear-Registration-Plate Lamps for L-Group Vehicles
  • Technical Standard for Direction Indicators
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 41.
Stop lamps

Stop lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 7, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of front- and rear-position (side) lamps, stop lamps and end-outline marker lamps for motor vehicles (except motorcycles) and their trailers (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.6)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 50, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of front-position lamps, rear-position lamps, stop lamps, direction indicators and rear-registration-plate illuminating devices for mopeds, motorcycles and vehicles treated as such
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.49)
  • Council Directive 76/758/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to end-outline marker lamps, front-position (side) lamps, rear-position (side) lamps and stop lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 49, Forward-Facing and Rearward-Facing Position (side) Lamps, Stop Lamps and End-Outline Marker Lamps
  • Australian Design Rule 53, Forward-Facing and Rearward-Facing Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction-Indicator Lamps and Rear-Registration-Plate Lamps for L-Group Vehicles
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 39.
High-mounted stop lamps

High-mounted stop lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 7, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of front- and rear-position (side) lamps, stop lamps and end-outline marker lamps for motor vehicles (except motorcycles) and their trailers (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.6)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 60, Centre High-Mounted Stop Lamp[s]
  • Technical Standard for Auxiliary Stop Lamps
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 39.
Registration-plate illumination lamps

Registration-plate illumination lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 4, Uniform provisions for the approval of devices for the illumination of rear registration plates of motor vehicles (except motorcycles) and their trailers
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.3)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 50, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of forward-facing position lamps, rearward-facing position lamps, stop lamps, direction indicators and rear-registration-plate illuminating devices for mopeds, motorcycles and vehicles treated as such
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.49)
  • Council Directive 76/760/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the rear-registration-plate lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 48, Devices for Illumination of Registration Plates
  • Australian Design Rule 53, Forward-Facing and Rearward-Facing Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction-Indicator Lamps and Rear-Registration-Plate Lamps for L-Group Vehicles
  • Technical Standard for Number Plate Lamps
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 36.
Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Rearward-facing retroreflectors must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 3, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of retroreflecting devices for power-driven vehicles and their trailers
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.2)
  • Council Directive 76/757/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to reflex reflectors for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 47, Retro Reflectors
  • Technical Standard for Rear Reflex Reflectors
  • Technical Standard for Large-Sized Rear Reflex Reflectors
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices.
Daytime running lamps

Daytime running lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 87, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of daytime running lamps for power-driven vehicles
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.86)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 45, Lighting and Light-Signalling Devices Not Covered by ECE Regulations.
  • Australian Design Rule 76, Daytime Running Lamps.
Front fog lamps

Front fog lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 19, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motor vehicle fog lamps (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.18)
  • Council Directive 76/762/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to front fog lamps for motor vehicles and filament lamps for such lamps
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 50, Front Fog Lamps
  • Technical Standard for Front Fog Lamps
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 33.
Rear fog lamps

Rear fog lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 38, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of rear fog lamps for power-driven vehicles and their trailers
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.37)
  • Council Directive 77/538/EEC of 28 June 1977 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to rear fog lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 52, Rear Fog Lamps
  • Technical Standard for Rear Fog Lamps
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 37.
Reversing lamps

Reversing lamps must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 23, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of reversing lights for power-driven vehicles and their trailers
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.22)
  • Council Directive 77/539/EEC of 28 June 1977 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to reversing lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 1, Reversing Lamps
  • Technical Standard for Backup Lamps
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 40.
Side-marker lamps
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 91, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of side-marker lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.90)
  • Council Directive 76/758/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to end-outline marker lamps, front-position (side) lamps, rear position (side) lamps and stop lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Australian Design Rule 45, Lighting and Light-Signalling Devices Not Covered by ECE Regulations.
  • Australian Design Rule 74, Side Marker Lamps
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Technical Standard for Side Marker Lamps (Japan)
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 35.
End-outline marker lamps
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 7, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of front- and rear-position (side) lamps, stop lamps and end-outline marker lamps for motor vehicles (except motorcycles) and their trailers (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.6)
  • Council Directive 76/758/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to end-outline marker lamps, front-position (side) lamps, rear-position (side) lamps and stop lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Australian Design Rule 49, Front- and Rear-Position (Side) Lamps, Stop Lamps and End-Outline Marker Lamps
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Technical Standard for Front End Outline Marker Lamps (Japan)
  • Technical Standard for Rear End Outline Marker Lamps (Japan)
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 5500, Automobile Parts – Lighting and Light Signalling Devices
  • Japan article 37.
Installation of lighting equipment

The installation of lighting equipment must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • UN/ECE Regulation No 48, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.47)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 53, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of motorcycles with regard to the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/Rev.1/Add.52)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 74, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of mopeds with regard to the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/Rev.1/Add.73)
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 86, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of agricultural or forestry tractors with regard to the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/Rev.1/Add.85)
  • Council Directive 76/756/EEC of 27 July 1976 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices on motor vehicles and their trailers
  • Council Directive 93/92/EEC of 29 October 1993 in the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices on two- or three-wheel motor vehicles
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment
  • Australian Design Rule 13, Installation of Lighting and Light-Signalling Devices on Other Than L-Group Vehicles
  • Australian Design Rule 19, Installation of Lighting and Light-Signalling Devices on L-Group Vehicles
  • Safety Regulations for Road Vehicles, Chapter II (Japan)
  • Japan article 32–42.
Seatbelts

Seatbelts must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • Council Directive 77/541/EEC of 28 June 1977 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to safety belts and restraint systems on motor vehicles
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 16, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of safety belts and restraint systems for adult occupants of power-driven vehicles
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.15)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 209, Seat Belt Assemblies
  • Australian Design Rule 4, Seat Belts
  • Technical Standard for Seat Belt Assemblies (Japan)
  • Japanese Industrial Standard D 4604-1988, Seat Belts for Automobiles
  • Japan article 22-3
  • New Zealand Standard 5401:1982, Specification for Seat Belt Assemblies for Motor Vehicles
  • New Zealand Standard 1662:1969, Specification for Seat Belt Assemblies for Motor Vehicles
  • Australian Standard/New Zealand Standard 2596:1995, Seat Belt Assemblies for Motor Vehicles
  • Australian Standard E35.1:1970, Seat Belt Assemblies for Motor Vehicles
  • Australian Standard E35.2:1970, Seat Belt Assemblies (Including Retractors) for Motor Vehicles
  • South African Bureau of Standards 1080-1983, Standard Specification for Restraining Devices (Safety Belts) for Occupants of Adult Build in Motor Vehicles (Revised Requirements)
  • British Standard AU 160c: 1971, Specification for Seat Belt Assemblies for Motor Vehicles.
Seatbelt anchorages

Note An original equipment seatbelt anchorage is an anchorage that was installed by the vehicle manufacturer at the time the vehicle was manufactured, and was fitted with a seatbelt by the vehicle manufacturer at the time the vehicle was manufactured.

A retrofitted seatbelt anchorage includes a seatbelt anchorage that was installed by the vehicle manufacturer at the time the vehicle was manufactured but that was not fitted with a seatbelt at that time.

Seatbelt anchorages must meet one of these standards (or a more recent version):

  • Council Directive 76/115/EEC of 18 December 1975 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to anchorages for motor vehicle safety belts
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 14, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to safety belt anchorages
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.13)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 210, Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages – Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles, Trucks and Buses
  • Australian Design Rule 5, Anchorages for Seat Belts and Child Restraints
  • Technical Standard for Seat Belt Anchorages (Japan)
  • Japan article 22-3.
Child restraints

Child restraints must meet one or more of these standards (or a more recent version) and be labelled or otherwise marked in accordance with the requirements of the applicable standard(s):

  • Australian Standard/New Zealand Standard 1754 Child Restraint Systems for Use in Motor Vehicles
  • British Standard 3254 for adult seat belts, forward-facing child safety seats and child harnesses
  • British Standard AU185 for booster cushions
  • British Standard AU202, Specification for Rearward-Facing Restraint Systems for Infants, for Use in Road Vehicles
  • UN/ECE Regulation No. 44, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of restraining devices for child occupants of power-driven vehicles (‘Child Restraint System’)
    (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Add.43)
  • Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 213, Child Restraint Systems
  • Technical Standard for Child Restraints (Japan)
  • Japan article 22-5.

Table 2-1-1. Glossary of codes for safety glass

L

=

laminated glass

LF

=

laminated float

LP

=

laminated plate

// or ///

=

laminated when near the mark

L.76WHP

=

laminated, 0.76mm interlayer, suitable for all locations

AS1

=

laminated for use anywhere in the vehicle

A down-arrow S or A up arrow S

=

the glass in the direction of the arrow complies with the 70% light transmission requirement

Table 2-1-2. Glossary of codes for laminated glass

L

=

laminated glass

F

=

float glass

P

=

plate glass

LF

=

laminated float

LP

=

laminated plate

/

=

toughened, when near the UN/ECE mark

// or ///

=

laminated, when near the UN/ECE mark

TS

=

toughened glass

TP

=

toughened plate

T

=

toughened or tempered

Z

=

zone tempered

WHP

=

complies with impact test

DOT

=

Department of Transport (USA)

A down-arrow S or A up arrow S

=

the glass, in the direction of the arrow, complies with the 70% light transmission requirement

ANSI

=

American National Standards Institute

FVMSS codes

AS1

=

for use anywhere in the vehicle

AS2

=

for use anywhere in the vehicle other than windscreen

AS3

=

for rear and rear side windows only

AS4 and AS5

=

plastic glazing not suitable for driver’s vision

Glazing cut from mother sheet

L.76WHP

=

laminated, 0.76mm interlayer, suitable for all locations

L.38

=

laminated, 0.38mm interlayer, must not be used for windscreens

PCZ26.1

=

polycarbonate, meets requirements of ANSI Z26, must not be used for windscreens

Table 2-1-3. Applicable exhaust emission standards for new light vehicles 2004–2008

Approved vehicle emissions standards for light vehicles

Petrol, CNG or LPG powered

Diesel powered

Date of manufacture

New model1

Existing model2New model1Existing model2

Before 3 January 2008

ADR 79/01;

Euro 3;

Japan 00/02; or

US 2001

ADR 79/01;

Euro 3;

Japan 00/02; or

US 2001

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 02/04; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 02/04; or

US 2004

On or after 3 January 2008 and before 1 January 2009

Before 1 July 2008:

ADR 79/01;
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004.

On or after 1 July 2008:

ADR 79/02; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01; or

Euro 3; or

Japan 00/02; or

US 2001

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 02/04; or

US 2004

On or after 1 January 2009 and before 1 January 2010

ADR 79/02; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

On or after 1 January 2010 and before 1 January 2011

ADR 79/02; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

Before 1 July 2010:

ADR 79/01; or

Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004.

On or after 1 July 2010:

ADR 79/02; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

On or after 1 January 2011 and before 1 January 2012

ADR 79/02; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/02; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

On or after 1 January 2012 and before 1 November 2013

ADR 79/02; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/02; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or

Euro 4; or

Japan 05; or

US 2004

On or after 1 January 2012 and before 1 November 2013ADR 79/02; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
ADR 79/02; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
On or after 1 November 2013 and before 1 January 2014ADR79/03;
Euro 5;
Japan 05;
or US 2004
ADR 79/02; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
ADR 79/03; or
Euro 5; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
On or after 1 January 2014 and before 1 January 2015ADR79/03;
Euro 5;
Japan 09;
or US 2007
ADR 79/02; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
ADR 79/03; or
Euro 5; or
Japan 09; or
US 2007
ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 05; or
US 2004
On or after 1 January 2015 and before 1 November 2016ADR79/03;
Euro 5;
Japan 09;
or US 2007
ADR79/03;
Euro 4;
Japan 09;
or US 2007
ADR 79/03; or
Euro 5; or
Japan 09; or
US 2007
ADR 79/01 and
ADR 30/01; or
Euro 4; or
Japan 09; or
US 2007
On or after 1 November 2016ADR79/04;
Euro 5;
Japan 09;
or US 2007
ADR79/04;
Euro 5;
Japan 09;
or US 2007
ADR79/04;
Euro 5;
Japan 09;
or US 2007
ADR79/04;
Euro 5;
Japan 09;
or US 2007

1New-model vehicle means a new motor vehicle that has a date of manufacture occurring in the same calendar year as that in which the particular model of the vehicle was first manufactured.

2Existing-model vehicle means a new vehicle that is not a new-model vehicle.

Abbreviations used in Table 2-1-3

ADR 30/01 means Australian Design Rule 30/01, Diesel Engine Exhaust Smoke Emissions.

ADR 79/00 means Australian Design Rule 79/00, Emission Control for Light Vehicles.

ADR 79/01 means Australian Design Rule 79/01, Emission Control for Light Vehicles.

ADR 79/02 means Australian Design Rule 79/02, Emission Control for Light Vehicles.

ADR 79/03 means Australian Design Rule 79/03, Emission Control for Light Vehicles.

ADR 79/04 means Australian Design Rule 79/04, Emission Control for Light Vehicles.

ADR 80/00 means Australian Design Rule 80/00, Emission Control for Heavy Vehicles.

ADR 80/01 means Australian Design Rule 80/01, Emission Control for Heavy Vehicles.

ADR 80/02 means Australian Design Rule 80/02, Emission Control for Heavy Vehicles.

ADR 80/03 means Australian Design Rule 80/03, Emission Control for Heavy Vehicles

Euro 2:

a) for a class MA, MB, MC, MD1 or MD2 vehicle, means::

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 83, uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the emission of pollutants according to engine fuel requirements (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add. 82/Rev. l/Amend.2) incorporating the 03 series of amendments, or

ii. Council Directive 70/220/EE as amended by Council Directive 94/12/EC, or

b) for a class NA vehicle means:

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 83, uniform provisions concerning approval of vehicles with regard to the emission of pollutants according to engine fuel requirements (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.82/Rev.1/Amend.4) incorporating the 04 series of amendments, or

ii. Council Directive 70/220/EE as amended by Council Directive 96/69/EC, or

c) for a heavy vehicle, means:

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 49 –uniform provisions concerning approval of compression-ignition (CI) and natural gas (NG) engines as well as positive-ignition (PI) engines fuelled with liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and vehicles equipped with CI and NG engines and PI engines fuelled with LPG, with regard to the emissions of pollutants by the engine (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.I/Add.48/Rev.3), incorporating the 02 series of amendments, as per the limit of values in row B of the Table section 5.2.1, or

ii. Council Directive 88/77/EEC of 3 December 1987 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to measures to be taken against the emission of gaseous pollutants from diesel engines for use in vehicles, as amended by Council Directive 96/1/EC, as per the limit values in row B of the Table in section 6.2.1, and

d) for a diesel vehicle, also includes:

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 24, uniform provisions concerning:

  • the approval of compression ignition (CI) engines with regard to the emission of visible pollutants,
  • the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the installation of CI engines of an approved type,
  • the approval of motor vehicles equipped with CI engines with regard to the emission of visible pollutants by the engine,
  • the measurement of power of CI engine, (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add/.23/Rev.2) incorporating the 03 series of amendments, or

ii. Council Directive 72/306/EEC of 2 August 1972 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the measures to be taken against the emission of pollutants from diesel engines for use in vehicles as amended by Council Directive 89/491/EC.

Euro 3:

a) in relation to a light or a heavy petrol vehicle means:

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 83, uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the emission of pollutants according to engine fuel requirements (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.82/Rev.2) as amended by row A or B of the table to clause 5.3.1.4 of the 05 series of amendments, or

ii. Council Directive 70/220/EEC as amended by Council Directive 98/69/EC as per the limit values in row A or B of the table to clause 5.3.1.4 of Annex I of 98/69/EC

b) in relation to a light or a heavy diesel vehicle means:

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 49, uniform provisions concerning the approval of compression-ignition (CI) and natural gas (NG) engines as well as positive-ignition (PI) engines fuelled with liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and vehicles equipped with CI and NG engines and PI engines fuelled with LPG, with regard to the emissions of pollutants by the engine (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/ Add.48/Rev.3/Amend.1) as amended by row A of Table 1 and/or 2 (as appropriate), in section 5.2.1 of the 03 series of amendments, or

ii. Council Directive 88/77/EEC of 3 December 1987 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to measures to be taken against the emission of gaseous pollutants from diesel engines for use in vehicles, as amended by Council Directive 1999/96/EC as per the limit values in row A of Table 1 and, if applicable, row A of Table 2, in section 6.2.1

c) in relation to a diesel vehicle, also includes one of the following standards:

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 24, uniform provisions concerning:

  • the approval of compression-ignition (CI) engines with regard to the emission of visible pollutants
  • the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the installation of CI engines of an approved type
  • the approval of motor vehicles equipped with CI engines with regard to the emission of visible pollutants by the engine
  • the measurement of power of CI engine; (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.23/Rev.2) incorporating the 03 series of amendments

ii. Council Directive 72/306/EEC of 2 August 1972 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the measures to be taken against the emission of pollutants from diesel engines for use in vehicles as amended by Council Directive 97/20/EC.

Euro 4:

a) means:

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 83, uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the emission of pollutants according to engine fuel requirements (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.82/Rev.2) incorporating the 05 series of amendments, as per the limit values in row B of the table to clause 5.3.1.4, or

ii. Council Directive 70/220/EEC as amended by Council Directive 98/69/EC as per the limit values in row B of the table to clause 5.3.1.4 of Annex I of 98/69/EC, or

iii. UN/ECE Regulation No. 49 – uniform provisions concerning the approval of compression-ignition (CI) and natural gas (NG) engines as well as positive-ignition(PI) engines fuelled with liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and vehicles equipped with CI and NG engines and PI engines fuelled with LPG, with regard to the emissions of pollutants by the engine (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/ 505/Rev.1/Add. 48/Rev.3/Amend.1) incorporating the 03 series of amendments, as per the limit values in row B1 or C of Table 1 and/or 2 (as appropriate), in section 5.2.1, or

iv. Council Directive 88/77/EEC of 3 December 1987 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to measures to be taken against emission of gaseous pollutant from diesel engines for use vehicles, as amended by Council Directive 1999/96/ EC as per limit values in row B1 or C Table 1 and/or 2 (as appropriate), in section 6.2.1, or

v. Council Directive 2005/55/ of 28 September 2005 on the approximation of the laws of Member States relating to the measures to be taken against the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants from compression-ignition engines use in vehicles, and the emission of gaseous pollutants from prositive ignition engines fuelled with natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas for use in vehicles as per the limit values in row B1 or C of Table 1 and/or 2 (as appropriate), in section 6.2.1, and

b) for a diesel vehicle, also includes:

i. UN/ECE Regulation No. 24, uniform provisions concerning:

  • the approval of compression-ignition (CI) engines with regard to the emission of visible pollutants
  • the approval of motor vehicles with regard to the installation of CI engines of an approved type
  • the approval of motor vehicles equipped with CI engines with regard to the emission of visible pollutants by the engine
  • (the measurement of power of CI engine; (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/ Add.23/Rev.2) incorporating the 03 series of amendments, or

ii. Council Directive 72/306/EEC of 2 August 1972 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the measures to be taken against the emission of pollutants from diesel engines for use in vehicles as amended by Council Directive 97/20/EC

iii. Commission Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2007 on a type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 5 and Euro 6) and on access to vehicle repair and maintenance information, as amended by Comission Regulation (EC) No. 692/2008 of 18 July 2008, as per Euro 5 emissions limits set out in Annex 1.

Euro 5:

means:

i. Commission Regulation (EC) No.715/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2007 on type
approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 5 and Euro 6) and on access to vehicle repair and maintenance information, as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 692/2008 of 18 July 2008, as per Euro 5 emissions limits set out inAnnex 1; or

ii. UN/ECE Regulation No. 83, uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles with regard to the emission of pollutants according to engine fuel requirements (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/ Rev.1/Add.82/Rev.4) incorporating the 06 series of amendments; or

iii. UN/ECE Regulation No. 49 – uniform provisions concerning the approval of compression-ignition (CI) and natural gas
(NG) engines as well as positive-ignition (PI) engines fuelled with liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and vehicles equipped with CI and
NG engines and PI engines fuelled with LPG, with regard to the emissions of pollutants by the engine (E/ECE/324E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add. 48/Rev.5) incorporating the 05 series of amendments, as per the limit values in row B2 or C of Table 1 and/or 2 (as appropriate), in section.

Japan 00/02 means Japan Safety Regulations for Road Vehicles, Article 31 – Emission Control Device, as revised by Japanese Ministry of Transport Ordinance 65 issued on 30 September 1998, as established by the relevant Japan Safety Regulations for Road Vehicles test procedures, technical standards and circulars.

Japan 02/04 means Japan Safety Regulations for Road Vehicles, Article 31 – Emission Control Device, as revised by Japanese Ministry of Transport Ordinance 31 issued on 5 September 2000, as established by the relevant Japan Safety Regulations for Road Vehicles test procedures, technical standards and circulars.

Japan 05 means Japan Safety Regulation for Road Vehicles, Article 31 – Emission Control Device, as revised by the Ministry of Land Infrastructure and Transport Notification No. 1317 of 26 September 2003, as established by the relevant Japan Safety Regulations for Road Vehicles test procedures, technical standards and circulars.

Japan 09 means Japan Safety Regulations for RoadVehicles, Article 31 – Emission Control Device, as revised by the Ministry of Land Infrastructure and Transport Announcement No. 348 of 2008, as established by the relevant Japan Safety Regulations for Road Vehicles test procedures,technical standards and circulars.

US 98P means:

a) Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86, Control of Emissions from New and In-Use Highway Vehicles and Engines – Subpart 86.098-10 Emission standards for 1998 and later model year Otto-cycle heavy-duty engines and vehicles as established by the relevant Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86 certification and test procedures, or

b) Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations in force in California on 31 December 1998.

US 2001 means:

a) Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86, Control of Emissions from New and In-Use Highway Vehicles and Engines – Subpart 86.1811-01 Emission standards for light-duty vehicles; Subpart 6.1812-01 Emission standards for light-duty trucks 1; Subpart 86.1813-01 Emission standards for light-duty trucks 2; Subpart 86.1814-01 Emission standards for light-duty trucks 3; Subpart 86.1815-01 Emission standards for light-duty trucks 4; in each case as established by the relevant Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86 certification and test procedures; or

b) Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations in force in California on 31 December 2001.

US 2004 means:

a) Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86, Control of Emissions from New and In-Use Highway Vehicles and Engines – Subpart 86.1811-04 Emission standards for light-duty vehicles, light-duty trucks and medium-duty passenger vehicles as established by the relevant Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86 certification and test procedures; or

b) Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86, Control of Emissions from New and In-Use Highway Vehicles and Engines – Subpart 86.004-11 Emission standards for model year 2004 and later heavy-duty diesel engines and vehicles as established by the relevant Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86 certification and test procedures; or

c) Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations in force in California on 31 December 2004.

US 2007 means Federal Regulation 40 CFR Part 86, Control of Air Pollution from New and In-Use Motor Vehicles and New and In-Use Motor Vehicle Engines Certification and Test Procedures – Subpart A 40 CFR 86.007-11 as supplemented by the requirements of Schedule 3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007.

Note 1

Statements of compliance for US vehicles often refer to emissions standards using the terminology ‘EPA Federal Tier 1’ or ‘EPA Federal Tier 2’ or similar. The terminology used in Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007 for US standards (‘US2001’, ‘US2004’ etc) is not used by the vehicle industry. The table below can be used to translate.

Translation information for US standards

Terminology

Refers to US standards …

US Federal/EPA Tier 1

US 96

US 98D/98P

US Federal/EPA Tier 2

US 2001

US 2004

Table 2-1-4. Vehicle noise emission standards and maximum noise limits

Standard – drive by test

Vehicle class

Maximum noise level (dBA)

ISO 362, Measurement of Noise Emitted by Vehicles

BS 3425, Method for the Measurement of Noise Emitted by Motor Vehicles

SAE J1470, Measurement of Noise Emitted by Accelerating Highway Vehicles

ADR 28/01, External Noise of Motor Vehicles

TRIAS 20, Noise Test Procedure for Motor Vehicles (measurement procedure for acceleration running noise level)

LC, LD, LE (with engine capacity of 125 cc or less)

LC, LD, LE (with engine capacity of more than 125 cc)

MA, MB, MC, MD1 and NA

82

86

81

Standard – stationary vehicle test

  

LVVTA Objective Noise Test (refer to the VIRM: In-Service certification, section 11-1 for evidence of compliance requirements)

LC, LD, LE (with engine capacity of 125 cc or less)

LC, LD, LE, (with engine capacity of more than 125 cc)

MA, MB, MC, MD1 and NA, first registered on or after 1 June 2008, and manufactured on or after 1 January 1985

96

100

90

Tables of vehicle class standards requirements

Class LA (Moped with two wheels) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Stoplamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Forward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

High-mounted stop lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rearward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Reversing lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class LA vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rear reflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

Class LB (Moped with three wheels) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Stoplamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Forward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

High-mounted stop lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rearward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Reversing lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class LB vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rear reflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

Class LC (Motorcycle) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Registration plate illumination lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Stoplamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Forward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

High-mounted stop lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rearward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Reversing lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class LC vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 October 2002

Tyres and wheels**

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1985

Vehicle noise***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

** Tyres that meet the standards required in New Zealand may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country. Vehicles first registered outside New Zealand before 1 January 1991 do not have to demonstrate compliance with lighting component standards.

*** Standards compliance is only required for vehicles certified for entry on or after 1 June 2008.

Class LD (Motorcycle and side-car) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Registration plate illumination lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Stoplamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Forward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

High-mounted stop lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rearward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Reversing lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class LD vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 October 2002

Tyres and wheels**

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1985

Vehicle noise***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

** Tyres that meet the standards required in New Zealand may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country. Vehicles first registered outside New Zealand before 1 January 1991 do not have to demonstrate compliance with lighting component standards.

*** Standards compliance is only required for vehicles certified for entry on or after 1 June 2008.

Class LE (Motor tricycle) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Registration plate illumination lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Stoplamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Forward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

High-mounted stop lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Rearward-facing position lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 2006

Reversing lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class LE vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 October 2002

Tyres and wheels**

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1985

Vehicle noise***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

** Tyres that meet the standards required in New Zealand may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country. Vehicles first registered outside New Zealand before 1 January 1991 do not have to demonstrate compliance with lighting component standards.

*** Standards compliance is only required for vehicles certified for entry on or after 1 June 2008.

Class MA (Passenger car) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class MA vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Seats and seat anchorages

Land Transport Rule: Seats and Seat Anchorages 2002

1 March 1998

External projections

Land Transport Rule: External Projections 2001

1 March 1999

Head restraints (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Head Restraints 2001

1 January 1996

Rear-view mirrors

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1996

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Registration-plate illumination

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Reversing lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Forward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Interior impact systems

Land Transport Rule: Interior Impact 2001

1 January 1992

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 January 1992

Rearward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Steering systems

Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems 2001

1 January 1992

Stop lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Tyres and wheels**

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 March 1998

Door retention systems

Land Transport Rule: Door Retention Systems 2001

1 January 1985

Vehicle noise***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 January 1960

Glazing (windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1960

Glazing (non-windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1991

High-mounted stop lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1991

Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

Any date

Frontal impact systems. If a class MA vehicle does not meet one if these standards it cannot be used on the road (ie it can only be used for parts).

Land Transport Rule: Frontal Impact 2001

Varies

Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages**

Land Transport Rule: Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002

Any date

Child restraints

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 January 1990

Exhaust emissions (as set out in Table 2-1-3)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007

1 January 2000

Fuel consumption

Land Transport Rule: Fuel Consumption Information 2008

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

** Components that meet the standards required in New Zealand may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country.

*** Standards compliance is only required for entry on or after 1 June 2008.

Class MB (Forward control passenger vehicle) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

High-mounted stop lamps

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class MB vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2003

Frontal impact systems

Land Transport Rule: Frontal Impact 2001

1 October 2002

Seats and seat anchorages

Land Transport Rule: Seats and Seat Anchorages 2002

Any date

Child restraints

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 March 1999

Steering systems

Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems 2001

1 March 1998

Door retention systems

Land Transport Rule: Door Retention Systems 2001

1 March 1998

External projections

Land Transport Rule: External Projections 2001

1 March 1999

Head restraints (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Head Restraints 2001

1 March 1998

Interior impact systems

Land Transport Rule: Interior Impact 2001

1 January 1996

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Forward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-Vehicle Brakes 2002

1 January 1996

Rearward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Rear-view mirrors

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1996

Registration-plate illumination lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Reversing lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Stop lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Tyres and wheels**

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 January 1985

Vehicle noise***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 January 1960

Glazing (windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1960

Glazing (non-windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

Varies

Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages**

Land Transport Rule: Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002

1 January 1990

Exhaust emissions (as set out in Table 2-1-3)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007

1 January 2000

Fuel consumption

Land Transport Rule: Fuel Consumption Information 2008

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

** Components that meet the standards required in New Zealand may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country.

*** Standards compliance is only required for vehicles certified for entry on or after 1 June 2008.

Class MC (Off-road passenger vehicle) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

High-mounted stop lamps

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class MC vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2003

Frontal impact systems

Land Transport Rule: Frontal Impact 2001

1 October 2002

Seats and seat anchorages

Land Transport Rule: Seats and Seat Anchorages 2002

1 March 1998

Door retention systems

Land Transport Rule: Door Retention Systems 2001

1 March 1999

External projections

Land Transport Rule: External Projections 2001

1 March 1998

Head restraints (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Head Restraints 2001

1 March 1998

Interior impact systems

Land Transport Rule: Interior Impact 2001

1 January 1996

Steering systems

Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems 2001

1 January 1996

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Forward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 January 1996

Rearward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Rear-view mirrors

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1996

Registration-plate illumination lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Reversing lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Stop lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Tyres and wheels**

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 January 1985

Vehicle noise***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 January 1960

Glazing (windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

Varies

Glazing (non-windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 2004

Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages**

Land Transport Rule: Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002

Any date

Child restraints

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 January 1990

Exhaust emissions (as set out in Table 2-1-3)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007

1 January 2000

Fuel consumption

Land Transport Rule: Fuel Consumption Information 2008

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

** Components that meet the standards required in New Zealand may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country.

*** Standards compliance is only required for vehicles certified on or after 1 June 2008.

Class MD 1 (Light omnibus up to and including 12 seats) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

High-mounted stop lamps

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class MD 1 vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 March 1998

Door retention systems

Land Transport Rule: Door Retention Systems 2001

1 March 1998

External projections

Land Transport Rule: External Projections 2001

1 March 1999

Head restraints (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Head Restraints 2001

1 January 1996

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Direction indicators

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Forward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Rearward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Rear-view mirrors

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1996

Registration-plate illumination lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Reversing lamps (see Infosheet 1.10)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Stop lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Tyres and wheels

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 January 1985

Vehicle noise***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 January 1960

Glazing (windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1960

Glazing (non-windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

Varies

Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages**

Land Transport Rule: Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002

Any date

Child restraints

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 January 1990

Exhaust emissions (as set out in Table 2-1-3)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007

1 January 2000

Fuel consumption

Land Transport Rule: Fuel Consumption Information 2008

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

** Components that meet the standards required in New Zealand may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country.

*** Standards compliance is only required for vehicles certified on or after 1 June 2008.

Class NA (Light goods vehicle) standards requirements

Vehicle has to meet standard if manufactured on or after ...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

Direction indicator lamps

High-mounted stop lamps

Rear fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on
class MD 1 vehicles

OR

Fitting requirements in Lighting Rule***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Seats and seat anchorages

Land Transport Rule: Seats and Seat Anchorages 2002

1 March 1998

External projections

Land Transport Rule: External Projections 2001

1 January 1996

Daytime running lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Front fog lamps (if fitted)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Light-vehicle brakes

Land Transport Rule: Light-Vehicle Brakes 2002

1 January 1996

Rearward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Rear-view mirrors

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1996

Registration-plate illumination lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1996

Reversing lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Forward-facing position lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Headlamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Rearward-facing retroreflectors

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Stop lamps

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Tyres and wheels**

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 January 1985

Vehicle noise***

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

1 January 1960

Glazing (windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1960

Glazing (non-windscreen)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

Varies

Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages**

Land Transport Rule: Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002

1 January 1990

Exhaust emissions (as set out in Table 2-1-3)

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007

1 January 2000

Fuel consumption

Land Transport Rule: Fuel Consumption Information 2008

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard or the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

** Components that meet the standards required in New Zealand may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country.

*** Standards compliance is only required for vehicles certified on or after 1 June 2008.

Figure 2-1-1. Approved standards markings

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Figure 2-1-2. Typical laminated glazing markings

typical laminated glazing markings

Figure 2-1-3. Typical etched markings required on glazing cut from mother sheet from 1 January 1997

typical etched markings

Figure 2-1-4. Standards markings that may assist in determining compliance of seatbelts with approved standards

The following standard markings may assist in determining compliance of seatbelts with approved standards.

seatbelt stnds marks

Page amended 4 March 2013 (see amendment details).