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Directive 2009/57/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 relating to the roll-over protection structures of wheeled agricultural or forestry tractors (codified version) (Text with EEA relevance) (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.This Directive shall apply to tractors defined in Article 2(j)...

  3. Article 2.(1.) Each Member State shall grant EC component type-approval for...

  4. Article 3.Member States shall for each type of roll-over protection structure...

  5. Article 4.(1.) No Member State may prohibit the placing on the...

  6. Article 5.The competent authorities of each Member State shall within one...

  7. Article 6.(1.) If the Member State which has granted EC component...

  8. Article 7.Any decision taken pursuant to the provisions adopted in implementation...

  9. Article 8.(1.) No Member State may refuse to grant EC type-approval,...

  10. Article 9.No Member State may refuse registration or prohibit the sale,...

  11. Article 10.In the context of EC type-approval any tractor to which...

  12. Article 11.Any amendments necessary to adapt to technical progress the requirements...

  13. Article 12.Member States shall communicate to the Commission the texts of...

  14. Article 13.Directive 77/536/EEC, as amended by the acts listed in Annex...

  15. Article 14.This Directive shall enter into force on the 20th day...

  16. Article 15.This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

  17. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      Conditions for EC component type-approval

      1. 1. DEFINITION

        1. 1.1. A roll-over protection structure (safety cab or frame) means the...

        2. 1.2. The structures mentioned in point 1.1 are characterised by the...

      2. 2. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

        1. 2.1. Every roll-over protection structure and its attachment to a tractor...

        2. 2.2. This requirement shall be checked by one of the two...

      3. 3. APPLICATION FOR EC COMPONENT TYPE-APPROVAL

        1. 3.1. The application for EC component type-approval with regard to the...

        2. 3.2. The application for EC component type-approval shall be accompanied by...

        3. 3.3. A tractor representative of the tractor type for which the...

        4. 3.4. The holder of EC component type-approval may request its extension...

      4. 4. MARKINGS

        1. 4.1. Every roll-over protection structure conforming to the approved type shall...

        2. 4.2. All these particulars must appear on a small plate.

        3. 4.3. These markings must be visible, legible and indelible.

    2. ANNEX II

      Conditions for testing the strength of a roll-over protection structure and of its attachment to a tractor

      1. 1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

        1. 1.1. Test purposes

        2. 1.2. Preparation for test

          1. 1.2.1. A roll-over protection structure must be tested on a tractor...

          2. 1.2.2. For the tests a tractor must be fitted with all...

          3. 1.2.3. Tests shall be made with the tractor stationary.

        3. 1.3. Tractor mass

      2. 2. APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT

        1. 2.1. Pendulum weight

          1. 2.1.1. A pendulum weight shall be suspended by two chains or...

          2. 2.1.2. The weight shall be 2 000 ± 20 kg excluding...

          3. 2.1.3. Means shall be provided of pulling the weight back as...

        2. 2.2. Pendulum supports

        3. 2.3. Lashings

          1. 2.3.1. The tractor shall be lashed by means of restraining and...

          2. 2.3.2. Apart from the tensioning devices and ground rail attachments the...

          3. 2.3.3. The central pivot of an articulated tractor shall be supported...

        4. 2.4. Wheel prop and beam

          1. 2.4.1. A beam shall be used as a prop for the...

          2. 2.4.2. A softwood beam of approximately 150 mm × 150 mm...

        5. 2.5. Props and lashings for articulated tractors

          1. 2.5.1. Additional props and lashings shall be used for articulated tractors....

          2. 2.5.2. Additional specific details are given in Annex III for the...

        6. 2.6. Crushing rig

        7. 2.7. Measuring apparatus

          1. 2.7.1. For the tests laid down in Annex III, Parts A...

          2. 2.7.2. For the tests laid down in Annex III, Part A,...

          3. 2.7.3. For the tests laid down in Annex III, Part B,...

        8. 2.8. Measurement tolerances

      3. 3. TESTS

        1. 3.1. General requirements

          1. 3.1.1. Sequence of tests

            1. 3.1.1.1. The list and sequence of tests shall be as follows....

            2. 3.1.1.2. If, during the test, any part of the restraining equipment...

            3. 3.1.1.3. No repairs or adjustments to the tractor or roll-over protection...

            4. 3.1.1.4. The tractor gear-box shall be in neutral and the brakes...

            5. 3.1.1.5. In the case of a tractor with a reversible driving...

          2. 3.1.2. Track width

          3. 3.1.3. Removal of non-hazard-creating components

          4. 3.1.4. Direction of impacts

          5. 3.1.5. Tyre pressures and deflections

      4. 4. INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS

        1. 4.1. A roll-over protection structure submitted for EC component type-approval shall...

        2. 4.2. There is no other feature presenting a particular hazard to...

      5. 5. TEST REPORT

        1. 5.1. The test report shall be attached to the EC component...

        2. 5.2. The report must identify clearly the tractor type (make, type,...

        3. 5.3. If EC component type-approval is being extended for other tractor...

    3. ANNEX III

      TEST PROCEDURES

      1. A — Test method I

        1. 1. IMPACT AND CRUSHING TESTS

          1. 1.1. Impact at the rear

            1. 1.1.1. The tractor shall be so placed in relation to the...

            2. 1.1.2. Tractors with rigid bodies shall be lashed down. The points...

            3. 1.1.3. Articulated tractors shall have both axles lashed down. The axle...

            4. 1.1.4. The weight shall be pulled back so that the height...

          2. 1.2. Impact at the front

            1. 1.2.1. The tractor shall be so placed in relation to the...

            2. 1.2.2. Tractors with rigid bodies shall be lashed down as indicated...

            3. 1.2.3. Articulated tractors shall have both axles lashed down. The axle...

            4. 1.2.4. The weight shall be pulled back so that the height...

          3. 1.3. Impact at the side

            1. 1.3.1. The tractor shall be so placed in relation to the...

            2. 1.3.2. For rigid tractors, any axle the position of which is...

            3. 1.3.3. An articulated tractor must be lashed down so that the...

            4. 1.3.4. The weight shall be pulled back so that the height...

          4. 1.4. Crushing at the rear

          5. 1.5. Crushing at the front

            1. 1.5.1. This shall be identical to the crushing test at the...

            2. 1.5.2. Where the front part of the protection structure roof will...

        2. 2. ZONE OF CLEARANCE

          1. 2.1. The ‘zone of clearance’ is defined by planes as follows,...

          2. 2.2. The back of the seat shall be determined ignoring any...

        3. 3. MEASUREMENTS TO BE MADE

          1. 3.1. Fractures and cracks

          2. 3.2. Zone of clearance

            1. 3.2.1. After each test the roll-over protection structure shall be examined...

            2. 3.2.2. In addition, the protection structure shall be examined to determine...

          3. 3.3. Maximum momentary deflection

          4. 3.4. Permanent deflection

      2. B — Test method II

        1. 1. IMPACT AND CRUSHING TESTS

          1. 1.1. Impact at the rear

            1. 1.1.1. The tractor shall be so placed in relation to the...

            2. 1.1.2. Tractors with rigid bodies shall be lashed down. The points...

            3. 1.1.3. Articulated tractors shall have both axles lashed down. The axle...

            4. 1.1.4. The weight shall be pulled back so that the height...

            5. 1.1.5. There shall be no rear impact in the case of...

          2. 1.2. Impact at the front

            1. 1.2.1. The tractor shall be so placed in relation to the...

            2. 1.2.2. Tractors with rigid bodies shall be lashed down as illustrated...

            3. 1.2.3. Articulated tractors shall have both axles lashed down. The axle...

            4. 1.2.4. The weight shall be pulled back so that the height...

          3. 1.3. Impact at the side

            1. 1.3.1. The tractor shall be so placed in relation to the...

            2. 1.3.2. For rigid tractors, any axle the position of which is...

            3. 1.3.3. An articulated tractor must be lashed down so that the...

            4. 1.3.4. The weight shall be pulled back so that the height...

          4. 1.4. Crushing at the rear

          5. 1.5. Crushing at the front

            1. 1.5.1. This test shall be identical to the crushing test at...

            2. 1.5.2. Where the front part of the roll-over protection structure roof...

        2. 2. ZONE OF CLEARANCE

          1. 2.1. The zone of clearance is illustrated in Annex IV, fig....

          2. 2.2. The boundaries of the zone shall be taken as:

          3. 2.3. Seat location and seat reference point

          4. 2.3.1. For the purpose of defining the zone of clearance in...

          5. 2.3.2. The reference point is defined as the point in the...

          6. 2.3.3. Where a seat suspension is provided with adjustment for the...

          7. 2.3.4. If it is not possible to determine definite tangents to...

        3. 3. MEASUREMENTS TO BE MADE

          1. 3.1. Fractures and cracks

          2. 3.2. Zone of clearance

            1. 3.2.1. During each test the roll-over protection structure shall be examined...

            2. 3.2.2. In addition, the roll-over protection structure shall be examined to...

          3. 3.3. Maximum momentary deflection

          4. 3.4. Permanent deflection

    4. ANNEX IV

      FIGURES

    5. ANNEX V

    6. ANNEX VI

      MARKS

      1. The EC component type-approval mark shall consist of a rectangle...

      2. 1. for Germany 2. for France 3. for Italy 4....

      3. It must also include in the vicinity of the rectangle...

      4. Example of an EC component type-approval mark

    7. ANNEX VII

    8. ANNEX VIII

      Conditions for EC type-approval

      1. 1. The application for EC type-approval of a tractor, with regard...

      2. 2. A tractor representative of the tractor type to be approved,...

      3. 3. The technical service responsible for conducting the type-approval tests shall...

      4. 4. The holder of the EC type-approval may ask for its...

      5. 5. The competent authorities shall grant such extension on the following...

      6. 6. A certificate, of which a model is shown in Annex...

      7. 7. If the application for EC type-approval for a type of...

    9. ANNEX IX

    10. ANNEX X

      1. PART A

      2. PART B

    11. ANNEX XI

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