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BOS ARS 1355-2:2021


Vehicle standards — Specification for vehicle roadworthiness — Part 2: Roadworthiness of used vehicles prior to entry into service, and thereafter

SKU: BOS ARS 1355-2:2021 Category: Product ID: 30504

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This African Standard specifies the design safety requirements for used road vehicles prior to the date of entry into service and thereafter when operating on a public road. This specification does not cover special requirements or concessions for certification of fitness for cross border operation, other than referring to cases where national or regional legislation may take preference over the requirements of this standard.
NOTE 1 It is essential that suppliers of vehicles be made aware of these requirements before used vehicles are selected for importation to countries which are applying these requirements.
NOTE 2 The requirements for new vehicles are specified in ARS 1595, Vehicle homologation – All Categories.

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