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BOS ARS 1357:2021


Vehicle testing station evaluation — Code of practice

SKU: BOS ARS 1357:2021 Category: Product ID: 30509

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1.1 This African Standard covers general provisions for the evaluation of the technical competence of a vehicle testing station. It also serves as a basis for determining the grading and registration of the vehicle testing station on the grounds of its adherence to the provisions of this standard, the suitability of the equipment and the competence of registered examiners of vehicles employed.
1.2 The principal grades intended for vehicle testing stations based on the available test lane classes in accordance with ARS 1355-5 are:
a)grade A – examination and testing of any class of vehicle; and
b)grade B – examination and testing of motor vehicles other than a goods vehicle or a bus of gross vehiclemass exceeding 3 500 kg; and
c)grade C – examination and testing of motorcycles and mopeds.
1.3 In addition, where the population of a rural area does not justify the introduction of a permanent vehicletesting station, a mobile vehicle testing unit that complies with the provisions of this standard and that is confinedto a specific area should be allowed.

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