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The Road Vehicles (Defeat Devices, Fuel Economy and Type-Approval) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

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12.—(1) In Schedule 4, Part 4 (requirements for vehicles of categories M2, M3, N2, N3, and O) is amended as follows.

(2) In item 2 (emissions)—

(a)for the heading “2. Emissions” substitute “2. Light Duty Emissions”;

(b)in the first column—

(i)in paragraph 3, for “Vehicles” substitute “Complete or Completed vehicles”; and

(ii)after paragraph 3 insert—

4. Complete or Completed vehicles manufactured after 1st March 2020: the technical provisions of Annex XXI in Regulation (EU) No. 2017/1151 (WLTP).;

(c)in the third column—

(i)omit paragraph 2;

(ii)in paragraph 6, for “motor caravan, ambulance or hearse”, substitute “Completed vehicle”;

(iii)in paragraph 7, at the end, add “or aerodynamic performance”.

(3) In item 3 (fuel tanks / rear protective devices), at the end of paragraph 2, in the first column of the table, insert—

Or

The technical provisions of EU Regulation No. 79/2009 or UNECE Regulation 134 for   hydrogen..

(4) For item 8 (indirect vision), substitute—

8. Indirect Vision

Component:

Directive 2003/97/EC.

Vehicle:

1. The technical provisions of:

Directive 2003/97/EC Annex III.

2. N2 and N3 vehicles manufactured after 1 April 2016: the technical provisions of paragraph 15 of UNECE Regulation 46.04.

1. Does not apply to O category vehicles.

2. Field of view requirements do not apply to optional mirrors.

3. In the case of a Completed vehicle, the requirements according to the category of the base or incomplete vehicle based on maximum mass apply.

4. In the case of an armoured vehicle, exemption from one or more of the provisions in column 1 is permitted where it can be demonstrated to the satisfaction of the approval authority that the special purpose of the vehicle makes it impossible to fully comply.

5. The vehicle requirements in col. 1 paragraph 2 do not apply to vehicles where any part of the Class V mirror is less than 2.4m above the ground.

6. The requirements in col 1 paragraph 2 do not apply to vehicles where the incomplete vehicle is of a type that is type approved to Directive 2003/97/EC..

(5) Omit item 11 (diesel smoke).

(6) In item 41 (diesel emissions)—

(a)for the heading “41. Diesel Emissions” substitute “41. Heavy Duty Emissions”;

(b)in the first column, at the end insert—

3. Complete or Completed vehicles manufactured on or after 1st September 2018: Regulation (EC) No. 595/2009 Annex 1 limit values.;

(c)in the third column—

(i)omit paragraph 2; and

(ii)for paragraph 6, substitute—

6. Does not apply to—

(a) mobile cranes which have an engine meeting the technical requirements of Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1628; or

(b) vehicles designed to tow combinations exceeding 200 tonnes which have an engine meeting the technical requirements of Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1628..

(7) After item 57 (front underrun protection), insert the following items—

65. AEBS
The technical provisions of Regulation (EU) No. 347/2012 or UNECE Regulation 131.

1. A Completed vehicle where the Complete or Incomplete vehicle it is based upon was manufactured before 1st September 2018.

2. A Complete vehicle which was manufactured before 1st September 2018.

3. A Completed vehicle where the Complete or Incomplete vehicle upon which it is based either has a gross weight of not more than 8 tonnes or has hydraulic brakes or is not equipped with pneumatic rear suspension; and was manufactured before 1st November 2020.

4. A Complete vehicle which has a gross weight of not more than 8 tonnes or has hydraulic brakes or is not equipped with pneumatic rear suspension; and was manufactured before 1st November 2020.

5. The vehicle classes listed in Article 1 of EU Regulation No. 347/2012.

6. Completed vehicles based on a Complete or Incomplete vehicle of category N1 or M1.

7. Vehicles built by a manufacturer which made fewer than 1,000 chassis and unitized bodies in the previous calendar year.

66. LDWS
The technical provisions of Regulation (EU) No. 351/2012 or UNECE Regulation 130.

1. A Completed vehicle where the Complete or Incomplete vehicle it is based upon was manufactured before 1st September 2018.

2. A Complete vehicle which was manufactured before 1st September 2018.

3. The exemptions listed in Article 1 of EU Regulation No. 351/2012.

4. Completed vehicles based on a Complete or Incomplete vehicle of category N1 or M1.

5. Vehicles built by a manufacturer which made fewer than 1,000 chassis and unitized bodies in the previous calendar year.

69. Electrical Safety
Vehicle: The technical provisions of UNECE Regulation 100.01.

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