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Public Service Vehicles Accessibility Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II APPLICATION OF REGULATIONS, EXEMPTIONS AND RECOGNITION

    1. 3.Application

    2. 4.Exemptions

    3. 5.Recognition of EEA equivalent requirements

  4. PART III ACCESSIBILITY CERTIFICATES

    1. 6.Introductory

    2. 7.Applications and fees for accessibility certificates

    3. 8.Accessibility certificate

  5. PART IV APPROVAL OF A VEHICLE AS A TYPE VEHICLE

    1. 9.Introductory

    2. 10.Applications for type vehicle approval

    3. 11.Copies of drawings and specifications

    4. 12.Fees for approval as a type vehicle

  6. PART V DECLARATIONS OF CONFORMITY TO A TYPE VEHICLE

    1. 13.Introductory

    2. 14.Form of declaration of conformity

  7. PART VI CONFORMITY CERTIFICATES

    1. 15.Introductory

    2. 16.Form of conformity certificate

    3. 17.Fee for conformity certificate

  8. PART VII MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 18.Issue of duplicate documentation

    2. 19.Reviews and appeals

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. PART I wheelchair accessibility requirements

        1. 1.Definitions

        2. 2.Wheelchair spaces

        3. 3.Forward-facing wheelchairs

        4. 4.Rearward-facing wheelchairs

        5. 5.Boarding lifts and ramps

        6. 6.Entrances and exits

        7. 7.Gangways

        8. 8.Signs and markings

        9. 9.Communication devices

        10. 10.Lighting

      2. PART II

        1. Digram A – Wheelchair Dimensions

        2. Diagram B – Wheelchair Sign

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      GENERAL ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR SINGLE-DECK AND DOUBLE-DECK BUSES

      1. 1.Definitions

      2. 2.Floor and gangways

      3. 3.Priority seats

      4. 4.Steps

      5. 5.Handrails and handholds

      6. 6.Communication devices

      7. 7.Kneeling systems

      8. 8.Route and destination displays

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      GENERAL ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR SINGLE-DECK AND DOUBLE-DECK COACHES

      1. 1.Definitions

      2. 2.Floors and gangways

      3. 3.Seats

      4. 4.Steps

      5. 5.Handrails

      6. 6.Kneeling systems

      7. 7.Route and destination displays

    4. SCHEDULE 4

    5. SCHEDULE 5

    6. SCHEDULE 6

  10. Explanatory Note

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