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The Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989

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Exemptions—Temporarily imported vehicles and vehicles proceeding to a port for export

5.  Part II of these Regulations does not apply to–

(a)any vehicle having a base or centre in a country outside Great Britain from which it normally starts its journeys, provided that a period of not more than 12 months has elapsed since the vehicle was last brought into Great Britain;

(b)a visiting vehicle;

(c)any combination of two or more vehicles, one of which is drawing the other or others, if the combination includes any vehicle of the type mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) or (b); or

(d)a vehicle proceeding to a port for export,

if in each case the vehicle or combination of vehicles complies in every respect with the requirements about lighting equipment and reflectors relating thereto contained in the Convention on Road Traffic concluded at Geneva on 19th September 1949(1) or the International Convention relating to Motor Traffic concluded at Paris on 24th April 1926(2).

(1)

Cmnd. 7997.

(2)

Treaty Series No. 11 (1930).

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