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Introduction

8 Sample certification documents

  • Figure 8-1-1. LVV certification plates

  • Figure 8-1-2. Modification declaration

  • Figure 8-1-3. LVV Authority cards (can only be issued by MotorSport NZ and the NZ Hot Rod Association)

  • Figure 8-1-4. Vintage Car Club identity cards

  • Figure 8-1-5. Vehicle licence label

  • Figure 8-1-6. LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate
Figure 8-1-1. LVV certification plates

Figure 8-1-2. Modification declaration

  • Other formats are available, and an invoice from the company carrying out the modification is acceptable.

Note: Modification declarations were phased out in the early 1990s and totally replaced by LVV plates or authority cards in 1995.

Figure 8-1-3. LVV Authority cards (can only be issued by MotorSport NZ and the NZ Hot Rod Association)

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Figure 8-1-4. Vintage Car Club identity card

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The Vintage Car Club of New Zealand (Inc.) is recognised by the NZTA as the historic motor vehicle authority in New Zealand. They issue a vehicle identity card that can be used to confirm:)>

b) that the vehicle is a genuine historic motor vehicle and not a replica.

Historic vehicles that do not meet normal requirements for lighting equipment must present a vehicle identity card with a lighting endorsement at an in-service inspection. To pass the inspection the vehicle must meet the conditions of the endorsement. A historic vehicle may also have an endorsement for not meeting the normal requirements for visible smoke emissions.

Vehicle owners who would like more details should contact:

The National Vehicle Registrar
Vintage Car Club of New Zealand Inc.
PO Box 2546
CHRISTCHURCH

Figure 8-1-5. Vehicle licence label

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Figure 8-1-6. LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate

LT400

1 HV specialist certifier categories

Certification category

Description

Required documentation

HVEC, HVMC,HMCD

Chassis, suspension, steering, PSV rollover strength, PSV stability

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate

HVET, HVMT, HMTD

Towing connections

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate

HVEA, HVMA, HMAD

Load anchorages

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate

HVEL, HVML, HMLD

Log bolster attachment code

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate

HVEK, HVMK, HMKD

Brake modification including New Zealand Heavy Vehicle Brake Specification (HVBNZ)

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate

Heavy vehicle brake code (HVBC)

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate, and Statement of Compliance with the HVBC

HVS1, HVS2

Static roll threshold (SRT)

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate and SRT compliance certificate

HVP1

Swept path Certification

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate

HVP2

Performance based standards

LT400 Heavy vehicle specialist certificate

Page amended 1 May 2017 (see amendment details).