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Directive 2009/61/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 relating to the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices on wheeled agricultural and forestry tractors (Codified version) (Text with EEA relevance) (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

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  11. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      INSTALLATION OF LIGHTING AND LIGHT-SIGNALLING DEVICES

      1. 1. DEFINITIONS

        1. 1.1. Tractor type with regard to the installation of lighting and...

        2. 1.2. Transverse plane

        3. 1.3. Unladen tractor

        4. 1.4. Laden tractor

        5. 1.5. Lamp

          1. 1.5.1. Equivalent lamps

          2. 1.5.2. Independent lamps

          3. 1.5.3. Grouped lamps

          4. 1.5.4. Combined lamps

          5. 1.5.5. Reciprocally incorporated lamps

          6. 1.5.6. Concealable illuminating lamp

            1. 1.5.6.1. Variable-position lamps

          7. 1.5.7. Main-beam headlamp

          8. 1.5.8. Dipped-beam headlamp

          9. 1.5.9. Front fog-lamp

          10. 1.5.10. Reversing lamp

          11. 1.5.11. Direction-indicator lamp

          12. 1.5.12. Hazard-warning signal

          13. 1.5.13. Stop lamp

          14. 1.5.14. Rear registration-plate lamp

          15. 1.5.15. Front position (side) lamp

          16. 1.5.16. Rear position (side) lamp

          17. 1.5.17. Rear fog-lamp

          18. 1.5.18. Parking lamp

          19. 1.5.19. End-outline marker lamp

          20. 1.5.20. Reflex reflector

          21. 1.5.21. Work lamp

        6. 1.6. Illuminating surface of a lamp

          1. 1.6.1. Illuminating surface of a lighting device

          2. 1.6.2. Illuminating surface of a signalling lamp other than a reflex...

          3. 1.6.3. Illuminating surface of a reflex reflector

          4. 1.6.4. Exterior light-emitting surfaces

        7. 1.7. Axis of reference

        8. 1.8. Centre of reference

        9. 1.9. Angles of geometric visibility

        10. 1.10. Extreme outer edge

        11. 1.11. Overall width

        12. 1.12. A single lamp

        13. 1.13. Two lamps or an even number of lamps

        14. 1.14. Distance between two lamps

        15. 1.15. Optional lamp

        16. 1.16. Operational tell-tale

        17. 1.17. Circuit-closed tell-tale

      2. 2. APPLICATION FOR EC TYPE-APPROVAL

        1. 2.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 2.2. It shall be accompanied by the following documents in triplicate,...

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        4. 2.4. . . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 3. GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

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        4. 3.4. . . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 3.5. . . . . . . . . . ....

        6. 3.6. . . . . . . . . . ....

        7. 3.7. . . . . . . . . . ....

        8. 3.8. . . . . . . . . . ....

        9. 3.9. . . . . . . . . . ....

        10. 3.10. . . . . . . . . . ....

        11. 3.11. . . . . . . . . . ....

        12. 3.12. . . . . . . . . . ....

        13. 3.13. . . . . . . . . . ....

        14. 3.14. . . . . . . . . . ....

        15. 3.15. Concealable lamps

          1. 3.15.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 3.15.2. An illuminating device in the position of use shall remain...

          3. 3.15.3. . . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 3.15.4. . . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 3.15.5. . . . . . . . . . ....

          6. 3.15.6. . . . . . . . . . ....

        16. 3.16. Variable position lamps

          1. 3.16.1. In the case of tractors having a track width of...

      4. 4. INDIVIDUAL SPECIFICATIONS

        1. 4.1. Main-beam headlamp

          1. 4.1.1. Presence

          2. 4.1.2. Number

          3. 4.1.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.1.4. Position

            1. 4.1.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.1.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.1.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.1.5. Geometric visibility

          6. 4.1.6. Alignment

          7. 4.1.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.1.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.1.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

            1. 4.1.9.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 4.1.9.2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 4.1.9.3. . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. 4.1.9.4. . . . . . . . . . ....

          10. 4.1.10. Electrical connections

            1. 4.1.10.1 . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 4.1.10.2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          11. 4.1.11. Circuit-closed tell-tale

          12. 4.1.12. Other requirements

            1. 4.1.12.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 4.1.12.2. . . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 4.2. Dipped-beam headlamps

          1. 4.2.1. Presence

          2. 4.2.2. Number

          3. 4.2.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.2.4. Position

            1. 4.2.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.2.4.2. Height above the ground:

              1. 4.2.4.2.1. if only two dipped-beam headlamps are fitted:

              2. 4.2.4.2.2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 4.2.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.2.5. Geometric visibility

          6. 4.2.6. Alignment

            1. 4.2.6.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 4.2.6.2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 4.2.6.3. . . . . . . . . . ....

          7. 4.2.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.2.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.2.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

            1. 4.2.9.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 4.2.9.2. . . . . . . . . . ....

          10. 4.2.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.2.11 Circuit-closed tell-tale

          12. 4.2.12. Other requirements

        3. 4.3. Front fog-lamp

          1. 4.3.1. Presence

          2. 4.3.2. Number

          3. 4.3.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.3.4. Position

            1. 4.3.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.3.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.3.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.3.5. Geometric visibility

          6. 4.3.6. Alignment

          7. 4.3.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.3.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.3.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’:

            1. 4.3.9.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 4.3.9.2. . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. 4.3.9.3. . . . . . . . . . ....

          10. 4.3.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.3.11. Circuit-closed tell-tale

        4. 4.4. Reversing lamps

          1. 4.4.1. Presence

          2. 4.4.2. Number

          3. 4.4.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.4.4. Position

            1. 4.4.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.4.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.4.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.4.5. Geometric visibility

          6. 4.4.6. Alignment

          7. 4.4.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.4.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.4.9. May not be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

          10. 4.4.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.4.11. Tell-tale

        5. 4.5. Direction-indicator lamp

          1. 4.5.1. Presence (see Appendix 3)

          2. 4.5.2. Number

          3. 4.5.3. Arrangement (see Appendix 3).

            1. A . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. B . . . . . . . . . ....

            3. C . . . . . . . . . ....

            4. D . . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 4.5.4. Position

            1. 4.5.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.5.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.5.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.5.5. Geometric visibility

            1. Horizontal angle

            2. Vertical angle

          6. 4.5.6. Alignment

          7. 4.5.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.5.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.5.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

          10. 4.5.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.5.11. Operational tell-tale

          12. 4.5.12. Other requirements

        6. 4.6. Hazard-warning signal

          1. 4.6.1. Presence

          2. 4.6.10. Electrical connections

          3. 4.6.11. Circuit-closed tell-tale

          4. 4.6.12. Other requirements

        7. 4.7. Stop lamps

          1. 4.7.1. Presence

          2. 4.7.2. Number

          3. 4.7.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.7.4. Position

            1. 4.7.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.7.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.7.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.7.5. Geometric visibility

            1. Horizontal angle

            2. Vertical angle

          6. 4.7.6. Alignment

          7. 4.7.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.7.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.7.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

          10. 4.7.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.7.11. Operational tell-tale

          12. 4.7.12. Other requirements

        8. 4.8. Rear registration-plate lamp

          1. 4.8.1. Presence

          2. 4.8.7. May be ‘grouped’

          3. 4.8.8. May be ‘combined’

          4. 4.8.9. May not be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

          5. 4.8.10. Electrical connections

          6. 4.8.11. Circuit-closed tell-tale

        9. 4.9. Front position (side) lamps

          1. 4.9.1. Presence

          2. 4.9.2. Number

          3. 4.9.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.9.4. Position

            1. 4.9.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.9.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.9.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.9.5. Geometric visibility

            1. Horizontal angle

            2. Vertical angle

          6. 4.9.6. Alignment

          7. 4.9.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.9.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.9.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

          10. 4.9.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.9.11. Tell-tale

        10. 4.10. Rear position (side) lamps

          1. 4.10.1. Presence

          2. 4.10.2. Number

          3. 4.10.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.10.4. Position

            1. 4.10.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.10.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.10.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.10.5. Geometric visibility

            1. Horizontal angle

            2. Vertical angle

          6. 4.10.6. Alignment

          7. 4.10.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.10.8. May be ‘combined’

          9. 4.10.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

          10. 4.10.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.10.11. Circuit-closed tell-tale

        11. 4.11. Rear fog lamp

          1. 4.11.1. Presence

          2. 4.11.2. Number

          3. 4.11.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.11.4. Position

            1. 4.11.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.11.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.11.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.11.5. Geometric visibility

            1. Horizontal angle

            2. Vertical angle

          6. 4.11.6. Alignment

          7. 4.11.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.11.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.11.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

          10. 4.11.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.11.11. Circuit-closed tell tale

        12. 4.12. Parking lamp

          1. 4.12.1. Presence

          2. 4.12.2. Number

          3. 4.12.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.12.4. Position

            1. 4.12.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.12.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.12.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.12.5. Geometric visibility

            1. Horizontal angle

            2. Vertical angle

          6. 4.12.6. Alignment

          7. 4.12.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.12.8. May not be ‘combined’

          9. 4.12.9. May be ‘reciprocally incorporated’

          10. 4.12.10. Electrical connections

          11. 4.12.11. Tell-tale

          12. 4.12.12. Other requirements

        13. 4.13. End-outline marker lamp

          1. 4.13.1. Presence

          2. 4.13.2. Number

          3. 4.13.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.13.4. Position

            1. 4.13.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.13.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.13.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.13.5. Geometric visibility

            1. Horizontal angle

            2. Vertical angle

          6. 4.13.6. Alignment

          7. 4.13.10. Electrical connections

          8. 4.13.11. Tell-tale

          9. 4.13.12. Other requirements

        14. 4.14. Rear reflex reflector, non triangular

          1. 4.14.1. Presence

          2. 4.14.2. Number

          3. 4.14.3. Arrangement

          4. 4.14.4. Position

            1. 4.14.4.1. Width:

            2. 4.14.4.2. Height:

            3. 4.14.4.3. Length:

          5. 4.14.5. Geometric visibility

            1. 4.14.5.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

            2. 4.14.5.2. If it is impossible to observe the above position and...

          6. 4.14.6. Alignment

          7. 4.14.7. May be ‘grouped’

          8. 4.14.8. Other requirements

        15. 4.15. Work lamp

          1. 4.15.1. Presence

          2. 4.15.2. Number

          3. 4.15.10. Electrical connections

          4. 4.15.11. Tell-tale

      5. 5. CONFORMITY OF PRODUCTION

        1. 5.1. . . . . . . . . . ....

      6. Appendix 1

      7. Appendix 2

      8. Appendix 3

        Direction-Indicator Lamp: Geometrical Visibility

    2. ANNEX II

      MODEL

      1. ANNEX TO THE EC TYPE-APPROVAL CERTIFICATE FOR A TRACTOR TYPE WITH REGARD TO THE INSTALLATION OF LIGHTING AND LIGHT-SIGNALLING DEVICES Article 4(3) of Directive 2003/37/EC of the European Parliament and...

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          13. 5.13. . . . . . . . . . ....

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    3. ANNEX III

      1. PART A

      2. PART B

    4. ANNEX IV

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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