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Directive 2009/78/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on stands for two-wheel motor vehicles (codified version) (Text with EEA relevance) (repealed)

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6.TEST PROCEDURES

6.1. Stability on a horizontal supporting surface (test for point 3.1.1.4)

6.1.1.With the vehicle on the test pad the prop stand is extended or moved into the parking position and the vehicle is brought to rest upon it.
6.1.2.The vehicle is moved in order to increase by three degrees the angle formed by the median longitudinal plane and the supporting surface (by moving the vehicle towards the vertical).
6.1.3.This movement must not cause the prop stand to return automatically to its retracted or travelling position.

6.2. Stability on an inclined surface (tests associated with points 3.1.1.1, 3.1.1.2, 3.2.1.1.2 and 3.2.1.1.3)

6.2.1.The vehicle is placed on the parking platform with the prop stand and, separately, the centre stand in the extended or parking position and the vehicle is allowed to rest on the stand.
6.2.2.The parking platform is shifted to its minimum transverse tilt (tt) and then, separately, to its minimum longitudinal tilt (lt) in accordance with the following table:
TiltProp standCentre stand
MopedMotorcycleMopedMotorcycle
tt (left and right)5 %6 %6 %8 %
Downstream lt5 %6 %6 %8 %
Upstream lt6 %8 %12 %14 %

See figures 1a, 1b and 2.

6.2.3.Where a vehicle on a tilted parking platform rests on the centre stand and just one wheel and may be maintained in that position with the centre stand and either the front or the rear wheel in contact with the supporting surface, the tests described above must be conducted solely with the vehicle resting on the centre stand and rear wheel provided that the other requirements set out in this point are met.
6.2.4.The vehicle must remain stable when the parking platform is tilted by each of the required amounts and the above requirements have duly been met.
6.2.5.Alternatively the parking platform may be tilted by the required amounts before the vehicle is moved into position.

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