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ADR 60/00 Standards/Australian Design Rules for Vehicles as made
This is a vehicle standard determined under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 providing requirements for Centre High Mounted Stop Lamps.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
General Comments: This Standard repeals each vehicle standard with the name Australian Design Rule 60/00 — Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp that is: (a) made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989; and (b) in force at the commencement of this Standard. This Standard also repeals each instrument made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 that creates a vehicle standard with the name Australian Design Rule 60/00 — Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp, if there are no other vehicle standards created by that instrument, or amendments to vehicle standards made by that instrument, that are still in force at the commencement of this Standard.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 40
Made 05 Jul 2006
Registered 21 Jul 2006
Tabled HR 08 Aug 2006
Tabled Senate 08 Aug 2006

 

 

 

 

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 60/00 – Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp) 2006

I, JAMES ERIC LLOYD, Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads, determine this vehicle standard under subsection 7 (1) of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

 

 

 

 

Dated               5 July 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Signed]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Eric Lloyd

 

Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads


 

CONTENTS

 

A.           legislative provisions............................................................................ 3

B.           function and SCOPE................................................................................. 3

C.           APPLICABILITY AND IMPLEMENTATION................................................... 3

60.1.      DEFINITIONS.................................................................................................... 4

PART I PHOTOMETRIC REQUIREMENTS................................................................... 4

60.2.      SPECIFICATION............................................................................................... 4

60.3.      LIGHT TABLES.................................................................................................. 5

PART II INSTALLATION................................................................................................ 6

60.4.      SPECIFICATION............................................................................................... 6

60.5.      ALTERNATIVE STANDARDS.......................................................................... 6

 


A.                                        legislative provisions

A.1.                                  NAME OF STANDARD

A.1.1.                            This Standard is the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 60/00 – Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp) 2006.

A.1.2.                            This Standard may also be cited as Australian Design Rule 60/00 — Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp.

A.2.                                  COMMENCEMENT

A.2.1.                            This Standard commences on the day after it is registered.

A.3.                                  REPEAL

A.3.1.                            This Standard repeals each vehicle standard with the name Australian Design Rule 60/00 — Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp that is:

                        (a)        made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989; and

                        (b)        in force at the commencement of this Standard.

A.3.2.                            This Standard also repeals each instrument made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 that creates a vehicle standard with the name Australian Design Rule 60/00 — Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp, if there are no other vehicle standards created by that instrument, or amendments to vehicle standards made by that instrument, that are still in force at the commencement of this Standard.

B.                                        function and SCOPE

The function of this Australian Design Rule is to specify requirements for a supplementary ‘Centre High-mounted Stop Lamp’ on the rear of the vehicle, to provide an additional indication to other road users to the rear of the vehicle that the driver of the vehicle is applying the service brakes.

C.                                        APPLICABILITY AND IMPLEMENTATION

C.1.                                  Applicability Summary

C.1.1.                            This ADR applies to the design and construction of vehicles as set out in the table below.

C.1.2.                            Those vehicles must be equipped with aCentre High-mounted Stop Lamp’ complying with the relevant requirements of this National Standard.

C.1.3.                            Vehicles complying with the requirements for S3 category stop lamps in ADR 49/00, installed in accordance with the requirements for S3 category stop lamps in ADR 13/00 need not comply with this national standard.

 


C.2.                                  Applicability Table

 

Vehicle Category

ADR Category Code *

UNECE Category Code *

Manufactured on or After

Acceptable Prior Rules

Moped 2 wheels

LA

L1

Not Applicable

 

Moped 3 wheels

LB

L2

Not Applicable

 

Motor cycle

LC

L3

Not Applicable

 

Motor cycle and sidecar

LD

L4

Not Applicable

 

Motor tricycle

LE

L5

 

 

 

   LEM

 

Not Applicable

 

   enclosed vehicles

   LEP

 

1 March 1991

Nil

   all vehicles

   LEP

 

1 July 1992

Nil

 

   LEG

 

Not Applicable

 

Passenger car

MA

M1

1 July 1989

Nil

Forward-control passenger vehicle

MB

M1

1 July 1996

Nil

Off-road passenger vehicle

MC

M1

1 July 1996

Nil

Light omnibus

MD

M2

Not Applicable

 

Heavy omnibus

ME

M3

Not Applicable

 

Light goods vehicle

NA

N1

Not Applicable

 

Medium goods vehicle

NB

N2

Not Applicable

 

Heavy goods vehicle

NC

N3

Not Applicable

 

Very light trailer

TA

O1

Not Applicable

 

Light trailer

TB

O2

Not Applicable

 

Medium trailer

TC

O3

Not Applicable

 

Heavy trailer

TD

O4

Not Applicable

 

60.1.                                DEFINITIONS

60.1.1.                          Refer to Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005.

PART I PHOTOMETRIC REQUIREMENTS

60.2.                                SPECIFICATION

60.2.1.                          Colour of light emitted : Red to SAE document J578c, February, 1977 "Color Specification for Electric Signal Lighting Devices", or as specified in clause 60.3.2.

60.2.2.                          Intensity of light emitted

60.2.2.1.                    Minimum:

In each direction corresponding to the points in the light distribution table of clause 60.3.1, the luminous intensity must be not less than the figure specified in the table for the direction in question.

60.2.2.2.                    Maximum: 160 cd in any direction.

The luminous intensity must not exceed this maximum over an area larger than that generated by a 0.25o  radius within a solid cone angle from 10L to 10R and from 10U to 5D.

60.2.3.                          Minimum angles of light distribution referred to the reference axis

60.2.3.1.                    Vertical: from 10o above to 5o below the horizontal.

60.2.3.2.                    Horizontal: from 10o to the left to 10o to the right.

60.2.4.                          Other Requirements

Each lamp must:-

60.2.4.1.                    have an effective projected luminous area not less than 29 square centimetres;

60.2.4.2.                    not contain symbols, letters or characters other than those necessary for part number, manufacturer’s identification and/or approval number identification;

60.2.4.3.                    provide access for convenient replacement of the globe without the use of special tools;

60.2.4.4.                    provide a steady warning light;

60.2.4.5.                    except as provided in clauses 60.2.1 to 60.2.4.2, be designed to conform to the relevant requirements of clauses 1 to 3 of SAE document J186a, September, 1977 "Supplemental  High Mounted Stop and Rear Turn Signal Lamps", except that:

60.2.4.5.1.              Table 1 of that SAE document is replaced by the light distribution table of clause 60.3.1;

60.2.4.5.2.              lamps designed solely for mounting inside the vehicle need not meet the requirements of paragraphs 3.1.6 Moisture Test; 3.1.7 Dust Test; and 3.1.8 Corrosion Test of that SAE document.

60.3.                                LIGHT TABLES

60.3.1.                          Table of Minimum Light Distribution (in candela, for degrees of angle)

10U

8

 

16

 

8

5U

16

 

25

 

25

 

25

 

16

V

16

 

25

 

25

 

25

 

16

5D

16

 

25

 

25

 

25

 

16

 

10L

 

5L

 

H

 

5R

 

10R

60.3.2.                          Colour of light trichromatic co-ordinates

60.3.2.1.                    Red:

limit towards yellow:  y  < 0.335

limit towards purple:  z   < 0.008

60.3.2.2.                    For verifying the limits above, a source of light at a colour temperature of 2856K (illuminant A of the International Commission of Illumination (CIE)), in combination with appropriate filters, may be used.


PART II INSTALLATION

60.4.                                SPECIFICATION

60.4.1.                          Presence Mandatory.

60.4.2.                          Number One.

60.4.3.                          Arrangement No special requirement.

60.4.4.                          Position

60.4.4.1.                    In width: on the vehicle’s median longitudinal plane.

60.4.4.2.                    In height: at any position including on the glazing, except that no portion of the lens must be lower than the bottom edge of the rear window by more than:

60.4.4.2.1.              152 mm for convertibles;

60.4.4.2.2.              77 mm for other vehicles.

60.4.5.                          Geometric visibility

60.4.5.1.                    The reference axis of the lamp when fitted to the vehicle must be parallel to the bearing plane of the vehicle on the road and lie in the median longitudinal plane of the vehicle.

60.4.5.1.1.              Vertical: from 10o above to 5o below the horizontal.

60.4.5.1.2.              Horizontal:  from 10o  to the left to 10o  to the right.

60.4.6.                          Orientation  Rearwards.

60.4.7.                          May not be "grouped" with any other lamp.

60.4.8.                          May not be "combined" with any other lamp or reflective device.

60.4.9.                          May not be "reciprocally incorporated" with any other lamp.

60.4.10.                      Electrical Operation shall be activated upon and only upon application of the service brakes.

60.4.11.                      Tell-tale Optional.

60.4.12.                      Other requirements

If the lamp is mounted inside the vehicle, it must be shrouded to the glass or other means must be provided to minimise reflections from the light of the lamp upon the rear window glazing that might be visible to the driver when viewed directly, or indirectly, in the rear vision mirror.

60.5.                                ALTERNATIVE STANDARDS

60.5.1.                          The technical requirements of FMVSS 108 “Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment” or “High-mounted Stop Lamp” are deemed to be equivalent to the technical requirements of this rule.

60.5.2.                           ‘Centre High Mounted Stop Lamps’ conforming to the technical requirements of Category S3 stop lamps of ECE R 7/02 read with supplement 2 to the 02 series of amendments and installed in accordance with ECER 48 /01, are deemed to be equivalent to the technical requirements of this rule.



* The category code may also be in the format L1, LA etc.