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2 Vehicle exterior

2-1 External projections

Reasons for rejection

Compliance with approved standards

1. A vehicle of class MA, MB, MC, MD1 or NA manufactured on or after 1 March 1998 must comply with one or more of the approved external projection standards in Table 2-1-1.

Condition, performance and modification

2. External projections must comply with the requirements relating to condition, performance and modification set out in:

Note 1

If a vehicle is fitted with an auxiliary bar (eg a bullbar), refer to Technical bulletin 6 – Auxiliary bars.

Table 2-1-1. List of approved external projection standards*

UN-ECE Regulation no.

EEC/EC Directive

ADR

Japan

26 or

61 for commercial vehicles

74/483

79/488

87/354

2007/15

92/114 (for class N vehicles)

42, General Safety Requirements (section on external and internal protrusions)

92 ( for new models introduced after 1 July 2019)

Article 18

Technical Standard (TS) for impact reduction of outside rearview mirrors, and

if fitted with an air spoiler, structural standard for air spoilers

* A vehicle of class MA, MB, MC, MD1 or NA manufactured on or after 1 March 1998 must comply with the standard(s) listed in at least one of the four columns.

Summary of legislation

Applicable legislation
Compliance with approved standards

1. A vehicle of class MA, MB, MC, MD1 or NA manufactured on or after 1 March 1998 must comply with one or more of the approved external projection standards in Table 2-1-1.

Condition, performance and modification

2. External projections must comply with the requirements relating to condition, performance and modification set out in:

Page amended 2 December 2019 (see amendment details).