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The Road Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) (General) Order 2003

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PART 5APPLICATION OF REGULATIONS MADE UNDER SECTION 41 OF THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 1988

Category 1 AILVs and AILV-combinations

35.  Any AILV or AILV-combination falling within Category 1 must, unless it falls within paragraph 37, comply with—

(a)the Construction and Use Regulations, apart from the provisions of those Regulations specified in Table 4;

(b)the Authorised Weight Regulations; and

(c)the Lighting Regulations.

Table 4
Category 1: Construction and Use Regulations that do not apply
Non-applicable RegulationsSubject
7Length
8Width
80Over-riding weight regulations
82Restrictions on use of vehicles carrying wide or long loads

Category 2 or 3 AILVs and AILV-combinations

36.  Any AILV or AILV-combination falling within Category 2 or 3 must, unless it falls within paragraph 37, comply with—

(a)the Construction and Use Regulations, apart from the provisions of those Regulations specified in Table 5; and

(b)the Lighting Regulations.

Table 5
Category 2 or 3: Construction and Use Regulations that do not apply
Non-applicable RegulationsSubject
7Length
8Width
15, 16Braking systems
18(1A) to (9)Maintenance and efficiency of brakes
25Tyre loads and speed ratings
64Spray suppression devices
65Maintenance of spray suppression devices
75(1), in so far as it relates to items 1-4, 6-11, 15 and 16 of the Table(1)Maximum permitted laden weight of vehicle
76 to 80Other maximum permitted weight limits of vehicle and trailer, other than articulated vehicle
82Restrictions on use of vehicles carrying wide or long loads
83(1)Number of trailers

AILVs manufactured before 1st October 1989

37.  Instead of paragraphs 35 and 36, article 18(2)(p) of the Motor Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) General Order 1979(2) continues to apply to any AILV manufactured before 1st October 1989, to the same extent as it applied before the coming into force of this Schedule.

(1)

The remaining items of the Table referred to in regulation 75(1) continue to apply, in the terms there stated, to any AILV (or vehicle included in an AILV combination) which is a wheeled agricultural motor vehicle (see Item 5), a wheeled locomotive (see Item 12), a track laying locomotive (see Item 13) or a locomotive not described in Items 5, 12 or 13 (see Item 14).

(2)

S.I. 1979/1198.

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