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4-4 Daytime running lamps

Reasons for rejection

Permitted equipment

1. A vehicle does not comply with a requirement relating to permitted equipment set out in the VIRM: In-service certification, section 4-4.

Compliance with approved standards

2. A daytime running lamp that is required to comply with an approved daytime running lamp standard does not comply, or cannot be demonstrated to comply, with at least one of the standards listed in Table 4-4-1.

Condition and performance

3. A daytime running lamp does not comply with a requirement relating to condition or performance set out in the VIRM: In-service certification, section 4-4.

Note 1

See Technical bulletin 12 for guidance on identifying daytime running lamps.

Table 4-4-1. Approved daytime running lamp standards*

UN-ECE Regulation no.

FMVSS

ADR

87

108

45, 76

* A daytime running lamp that is required to comply with an approved daytime running lamp standard must comply with at least one of the standards listed in the table.

See also figure 4-4-1 and Figure 4-4-2.

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

Figure 4-4-1. Approved daytime running lamp standard markings

 daytime runninf stds markings

 

Figure 4-4-2. Marks on daytime running lamps that indicate the lamp is exempt from
compliance with approved standards

exempt form marks 

Summary of legislation

Applicable legislation
Permitted equipment

1. Vehicles must comply with the requirements relating to permitted equipment set out in the VIRM: In-service certification, section 4-4.

Compliance with approved standards

2. Daytime running lamps fitted to the following vehicles must comply with one or more of the approved daytime running lamp standards in Table 4-4-1:

a) vehicles of group M and N manufactured on or after 1 January 1996

b) vehicles of group L manufactured on or after 1 January 2006.

Condition and performance

3. Daytime running lamps must comply with the requirements relating to condition and performance set out in the VIRM: In-service certification, section 4-4.