Chapter 4 Construction & Use

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Contents
Table of Contents Page

Offences

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Exemptions

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Braking systems
Fitting Requirements
Maintenance and Efficiency
Application Of Brakes On Trailers

 

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Steering 4

Tyres
Markings

Noise
Types
Mixing
Temporary Use Spare Tyres
Maintenance

Depth of Tread

 

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Dimensions
Length

Width

Height

 

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Equipment

Mirrors

Glass

Windscreen Wipers and Washers

Mascots

Speedometers

Audible Warning Instruments

Two Tone Horns

 

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Fuel Tanks 18

Rear and Side Protection for Goods Vehicles
Spray Suppression

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Wings 21
Silencers 21
Trailers
Number of Trailers
Towing distance
Tow hitches - Passenger Vehicle coupling devices
Secondary Couplings on Trailers
Passengers in Trailers
Parking trailers
Towing Table

 

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Pollution Control
Excessive noise
Stopping engine when stationary
Emissions
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Safety Measures

Proper Control

Opening Doors

Reversing

Television Sets

Use of Mobile Phones

Carriage of children in agricultural vehicles

 

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Plates

Vehicle Identification Number Plates

Dimension Plates

Manufacturers Plates

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Date of 1st Use 30

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