Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 13/00 – Installation of Lighting and Light Signalling Devices on other than L-Group Vehicles) 2005 Amendment 4

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Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 13/00 – Installation of Lighting and Light Signalling Devices on other than L-Group Vehicles) 2005 Amendment 4
 
I, CATHERINE KING, Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Transport, determine this vehicle standard under subsection 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.
 
 
 
Dated  14 March 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Signed]
Catherine King
 
Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Transport
 
CONTENTS
 
1.               legislative provisions.................................................................................. 3
2.               amendment of vehicle standard............................................................ 3
Schedule 1............................................................................................................................ 4
 
1.                                          legislative provisions
1.1.                                    Name of Legislative Instrument
1.1.1.                              This instrument is the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 13/00 – Installation of Lighting and Light Signalling Devices on other than L-Group Vehicles) 2005 Amendment 4.
1.2.                                    Commencement
1.2.1.                              This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.
2.                                          amendment of vehicle standard
2.1.                                    The changes specified in Schedule 1 amend Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 13/00 – Installation of Lighting and Light Signalling Devices on other than L-Group Vehicles) 2005.
 
 
Schedule 1
[1]               Clause 2 amend “...IMPLIMENTATION” to “...IMPLEMENTATION”.
[2]               Clause 5.5 amend to read:
“5.5.         For cornering lamps, manufacturers may choose not to meet the requirements of paragraph 6.20 of Appendix A, in which case they must meet the requirements of clause 7.4 of this standard.”
[3]               Insert a new clause 5.6 to read:
“5.6.         For front position lamps, manufacturers may choose not to meet the requirements of paragraph 6.9.1 of Appendix A, in which case they must meet the requirements in clause 8.4 of this standard.”
[4]               Insert a new clause 5.7 to read:
“5.7.         Appendix A refers to several UNECE regulations for lighting components.  Read references to these UNECE regulations as references to ADRs as set out in the table below.  Where there is no referenced ADR in the table for lighting or marking components, the UNECE regulation referenced in Appendix A shall apply.
Appendix A
Read as

Clause
Title
Where it says

6.1.
Main-Beam Headlamps
Regulations Nos. 98 and 112
ADRs 46/00 and 77/00

6.2.
Dipped-Beam Headlamps
Regulations Nos. 98 and 112
ADRs 46/00 and 77/00

6.3.
Front Fog Lamps
Regulation No. 19
ADR 50/00

6.4.
Reversing Lamp
Regulation No. 23
ADR 1/00

6.5.
Direction Indicator Lamp
Regulation No. 6
ADR 6/00

6.7.
Stop Lamp
Regulation No.7
ADR 49/00

6.8.
Rear Registration Plate Lamp
Regulation No.4
ADR 48/00

6.9.
Front Position Lamp
Regulation No. 7
ADR 49/00

6.10.
Rear Position Lamp
Regulation No. 7
ADR 49/00

6.11.
Rear Fog Lamp
Regulation No. 38
ADR 52/00

6.12.
Parking Lamp
Regulation No. 77 or 7
ADR 49/00 or approval to UNECE R 77

6.13.
End-Outline Marker Lamp
Regulation No. 7
ADR 49/00

6.14.
Rear Retro-reflector, non-triangular
Regulation No. 3
ADR 47/00

6.15.
Rear Retro-reflector, triangular
Regulation No. 3
ADR 47/00

6.16.
Front Retro-reflector, non-triangular
Regulation No. 3
ADR 47/00

6.17.
Side Retro-reflector, non-triangular
Regulation No. 3
ADR 47/00

6.18.
Side Marker Lamp
Regulation No. 91
ADR 74/00

6.19.
Daytime Running Lamp
Regulation No. 87
ADR 76/00

6.20.
Cornering Lamp
Regulation No. 119
ADR 45/01 or approval to UNECE R 119

6.21.
Conspicuity Markings
Regulation No. 104
Approval to UNECE R 104

6.22.
Adaptive Front lighting Systems
Regulation No. 123
Approval to UNECE R 123

 
[5]               Insert a new clause 6.1.2.1 to read:
“6.1.2.1.        Where additional lamps referred to in 6.1.2 above are fitted on TD (O4) category trailers and are front position lamps or front retro-reflectors and the construction (the shape of the bodywork with equipment or accessories) makes it impossible to comply with the requirements of paragraphs 6.9.4.1 or 6.16.4.1 of Appendix A, the lamps need only be fitted as close as possible to the prescribed width limitation; and”
[6]               Insert a new clause 6.1.2.1.1 to read:
“6.1.2.1.1.     In the case of front retro-reflectors, may be fitted to the equipment or accessories and if so may be either a device or material.”
[7]               Clause 6.1.3 renumber as 6.1.4.
[8]               Insert a new clause 6.1.3 to read:
“6.1.3.           Where the installation of equipment or accessories for operational reasons on TD (O4) category trailers would otherwise cause the apparent surface in the direction of the reference axis of front position lamps or front retro-reflectors to be completely and permanently hidden, such lamps need not be fitted.  In this case the additional lamps referred to in 6.1.2.1 above must be fitted instead.”
[9]               Clause 6.1.4 renumber as 6.1.5 and amend “...referred to in 6.1.3 above...” to “...referred to in 6.1.4 above...”.
[10]           Clause 6.1.5 renumber as 6.1.6.
[11]           Delete previous clause 6.1.6.
[12]           Clause 6.2 for existing table substitute:
Table 1
LAMP
COLOUR OF EMITTED LIGHT
Component Rule

Main-beam headlamp
White
46/00 or 77/00

Dipped-beam headlamp
White
46/00 or 77/00

Front fog lamp
White or selective yellow
50/00

Reversing lamp
White
1/00

Direction-indicator lamp
Amber
6/00

Hazard warning signal
Amber
6/00

Stop lamp
Red
49/00

Centre high-mounted stop lamp
Red
49/00 or 60/00

Emergency stop signal
Amber or red
6/00, 49/00 or 60/00

Rear-end collision alert signal
Amber
6/00

Rear registration plate lamp
White
48/00

Front position lamp
White.  The front position lamp may be amber in colour if the lamp is “combined” with a “Side Marker Lamp” as defined in paragraph 2.7.5 of Appendix A to this vehicle standard, or when fitted to a TD (04) category trailer.
49/00

Rear position lamp
Red
49/00

Rear fog lamp
Red
52/00

Parking lamp
White in front, red at the rear, amber if reciprocally incorporated with side –direction-indicators or side marker lamps.
6/00, 49/00 or approval to UNECE R 77

Side-marker lamp
Amber to the front, red to the rear.
For side-marker lamps complying with ADR 74/00 and fitted according to paragraph 6.18 of Appendix A of this vehicle standard, the lamp must emit amber light to the front and rear except for the rearmost lamp which may emit red light.
74/00 or 45/01

End-outline marker lamp
White or amber to the front, red to the rear.
49/00

Daytime running lamp
White
76/00

Rear retro-reflector, non triangular
Red
47/00

Rear retro-reflector, triangular
Red
47/00

Front retro-reflector, non triangular
Incidental to incident light (also known as white or colourless retro-reflector).
47/00

Side retro-reflector, non triangular
Amber: however the rearmost side retro-reflector can be red if it is grouped or has part of the light emitting surface in common with the rear position lamp, the rear end-outline marker lamp, the rear fog lamp, the stop lamp, the red rearmost side-marker lamp or the rear retro-reflector, non-triangular.
47/00

Cornering lamp
White or amber
45/01 or approval to UNECE R 119

Conspicuity marking
White to the front, red or yellow to the side, red or yellow to the rear.
Approval to UNECE R 104

Adaptive Front lighting Systems
White
Approval to UNECE R 123

Exterior courtesy lamp
White
-

External cabin lamp
Amber
45/01

 
[13]           Clause 7.4.1 amend to read:
“7.4.1.      Presence: see clause 5.5.”
[14]           Insert a new clause 7.4.1.1 to read:
“7.4.1.1.   Optional on motor vehicles.”
[15]           Insert a new clause 7.4.1.2 to read:
“7.4.1.2.   Prohibited on trailers.”
[16]           Clause 8 amend to read:
“8.            VARIATIONS TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LAMPS IN APPENDIX A
Where the installation of a lamp is indicated as optional, this means that it is not mandatory to fit the lamp, but if fitted, the lamp(s) are required to comply.”
[17]           Clause 8.2.2 amend “...the second paragraph...” to “...the third paragraph...”.
[18]           Clause 8.4.1 amend to read:
“8.4.1.      Presence: see clause 5.6 of this standard.”
[19]           Clause 8.4.1.3 amend to read:
“8.4.1.3.   Mandatory on trailers over 1,600 mm to 1,800 mm wide and over 4 metres in length unless two side marker lamps complying with the requirements of ADR 45/... are fitted to the side of the trailer and positioned in accordance with clauses 7.2.1 and 7.2.2 of this vehicle standard or side marker lamps complying with ADR 74/... are fitted according to paragraph 6.18 of Appendix A of this vehicle standard.”
[20]           Clause 8.4.1.5. amend to read:
“8.4.1.5.   Mandatory on trailers over 1,800 mm wide unless 2 side marker lamps complying with the requirements of ADR 45/… are fitted to the side of the trailer and positioned in accordance with clauses 7.2.1 and 7.2.2 of this vehicle standard or side marker lamps complying with ADR 74/… are fitted according to paragraph 6.18 of Appendix A of this vehicle standard.”
[21]           Delete clause 8.4.1.6.
[22]           Clause 8.6.3 amend “...height in clauses 8.6.1 and 8.6.2 above,...” to “...height  in clause 8.6.2 above,...”.
[23]           Clause 8.12.1. amend to read:
“8.12.1     In paragraph 6.15.1 of Appendix A of this standard, where it states Mandatory read Optional.”
[24]           Insert a new clause 8.13.3 to read:
“8.13.3     For front retro-reflectors, non-triangular, fitted to a TD (O4) category trailer, where the construction (the shape of the bodywork) makes it impossible to simultaneously comply with the width and length position requirements, front retro-reflectors need not comply with the length requirement of paragraph 6.16.4.3.”
[25]           Insert a new clause 8.16 to read:
“8.16.       FRONT FOG LAMP”
[26]           Insert a new clause 8.16.1 to read:
“8.16.1.    Geometric Visibility: In paragraph 6.3.5 of Appendix A delete the words “...for type approval-purposes....”.
[27]           Appendix A header amend “...R48/03” to “...R48/04”.