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ADR 69/00 Amdt 1 Standards/Australian Design Rules for Vehicles as made
This instruments amends Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 69/00 – Full Frontal Impact Occupant Protection) 2006 to make changes to the seatbelt warning system requirements and to delete a reference to an ADR that has since become redundant.
Administered by: DOTARS
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 24
Registered 12 Oct 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2008
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Infrastructure and Regional Development (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

 

 

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 69/00 – Full Frontal Impact Occupant Protection) 2006 Amendment 1

 

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               5th OCTOBER 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[SIGNED]

 

 

 

 

James Eric Lloyd

 

Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads


 

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 69/00 – Full Frontal Impact Occupant Protection) 2006 Amendment 1.

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 69/00 – Full Frontal Impact Occupant Protection) 2006.  

 

 


 

SCHEDULE 1

 

[1]          Replace clause 5.5.1 with:

"5.5.1     The vehicle must be fitted with a seatbelt warning system which activates a continuous or flashing ‘Visual Indicator’ for a period of not less than 4 seconds when at least one of the following occurs:

·         The vehicle’s ignition switch is moved to the “on” position or to the “start” position, or

·         Before the engine has been running for 60 seconds, or

·         Before the vehicle has been in Forward motion for 500 metres, or

·         Before the vehicle has reached a forward speed of 25 km/h

 

The seatbelt warning system need not operate if the driver’s seatbelt is fastened or is withdrawn more than 10 cm from the retractor. An audible signal in addition to the ‘Visual Indicator’ is permissible."

 

[2]          Replace “5.5.3 The ‘Visual Indicator’ must comply with the requirements of a Group 2 ‘Visual Indicator’ in ADR 18/... .” with;

 “5.5.3    [This clause has been deleted]”