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UN Rule No. 2
Vehicle Inspections: Roadworthiness

Uniform provisions for periodical technical inspections of wheeled vehicles with regard to their roadworthiness

UN Rule No. 2 establishes uniform conditions for periodical administrative procedures by which an authorized vehicle inspection center declares, after carrying out the required verifications, that the vehicle submitted conforms to safety requirements established by this Rule. This rule applies to M2, M3, N2 and N3 vehicles and O3 and O4 trailers used in international transport whose permissible maximum mass exceeds 3,500 kg, except for passenger vehicles having not more than eight seats in addition to the driver’s seat.

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12 Feb 2016 12 Feb 2016 | UK: 9 months on - changes to headlamp aim test for trucks and buses DfT and UK Department for Transport (UK) and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Uniform provisions for periodical technical inspections of wheeled vehicles with regard to their roadworthiness UN Rule No. 2 establishes uniform conditions for periodical administrative procedures by which an authorized vehicle inspection center declares, after carrying out the required verifications, that the vehicle submitted conforms to safety requirements established by this Rule. This rule applies to M2, M3, N2 and N3 vehicles and O3 and O4 trailers used in international transport whose permissible maximum mass exceeds 3,500 kg, except for passenger vehicles having not more than eight seats in addition to the driver's seat. Roadworthiness Vehicle Inspections: Roadworthiness UN Rule No. 2 Rule No. 2 and Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of Vehicles with regard to the Installation of Lighting and Light-signalling Devices Regulation No. 48 establishes minimum requirements for lighting equipment towards ensuring satisfactory levels of traffic safety, including such areas as adequate forward illumination, limits on headlamp glare, luminosity of signalling lamps, etc. The regulations considers the installation and functioning of lighting equipment as a whole to ensure compatible performance across all types of equipment and devices (headlamps, signalling lamps, markers lamps, etc.). Installation of Lighting Installation of Lighting and Lighting-Signalling Equipment UN Regulation No. 48 UN R48
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Development of the Regulation

Pending Changes to Rule No. 2

Latest Documents

11 Nov 2019
Correlations between some UN Regulations and UN Rules | PTI-16-02
9 Sep 2019
PTI: Study on the inclusion of eCall in the periodic roadworthiness testing of motor vehicles | PTI-15-03
29 Aug 2019
PTI: Study on the inclusion of light trailers and two- or three-wheel vehicles in the scope of the periodic roadworthiness testing | PTI-15-02
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