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ADR 38/04 Amdt 1 Standards/Australian Design Rules for Vehicles as made
This instrument amends the Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 38/04 - Trailer Brake Systems) 2013 to implement a clarification on brake testing on dog trailers, relaxation of ABS sensor requirements to better align with UN R13, deletion of ABS requirement for trailers below 4.5t GVM and typographical correction to a referenced standard.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 24
Registered 16 Sep 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Sep-2014
Tabled Senate22-Sep-2014
Date of repeal 18 Sep 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

 

 

 

 

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 38/04 – Trailer Brake Systems) 2013 Amendment 1

I, JAMIE EDWARD BRIGGS, Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, determine this vehicle standard under subsection 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989.

 

 

 

 

Dated              25/08 /2014                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNED

 

Jamie Edward Briggs

 

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development


 

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 38/04 – Trailer Brake Systems) 2013 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 38/04 – Trailer Brake Systems) 2013.

Schedule 1

[1]               Clause 4.5 delete.

[2]               Clause 4.6 renumber as 4.5.

[3]               Clause 5.10 amend “...must comply with the requirements – AS4495:2000, ‘Commercial Road Vehicle – Interchangeable quick release couplings …..” to:

 “...must comply with the requirements – AS4945:2000, ‘Commercial Road Vehicle – Interchangeable quick release couplings….”

[4]               Clause 11.1 amend “In the case of ‘Dog Trailers’, at least one front ‘Axle’ must skid before at least one rear ‘Axle’ at an ‘ERC’ greater than:…’ to:

 “In the case of ‘Dog Trailers’, and with any ‘Antilock System’ disengaged or otherwise made not operational, at least one front ‘Axle’ must skid before at least one rear ‘Axle’ at an ‘ERC’ greater than…”

[5]                Appendix 1 Clause 2.1, replace:

“2.1.1  each ‘Single Axle’ and incorporate at least two wheel speed sensors;

  2.1.2 at least one ‘Axle’ in any ‘Tandem Axle Group’ and incorporate at least two wheel speed sensors;

  2.1.3 at least two ‘Axles’ in any ‘Triaxle Group’ and incorporate at least four wheel speed sensors;

  2.1.4 at least three ‘Axles’ in any ‘Axle Group’ with four ‘Axles’ and incorporate at least four wheel speed sensors.”

With

“2.1.1 each ‘Single Axle’;

  2.1.2 at least one ‘Axle’ in any ‘Tandem Axle Group’;

  2.1.3 at least two ‘Axles’ in any ‘Triaxle Group’;

  2.1.4 at least three ‘Axles’ in any ‘Axle Group’ with four ‘Axles’.”