Friday, 2 November 2012

Motor Bike ICV

Some take outs for ICV Bikes:
The procedure for ICV bike certification is the following:

Consult VASS Signatory (Engineer) regarding your ICV project (fill the vehicle details form)
Perform complete ADR’s inspection of the completed bike.
Perform brake test (as per section LG of VSB14)
Perform noise test (limit 94 dB(A))
Upon completion of inspections & testing, an engineer report will be issued and send to VicRoads in order to obtain a VIN.
VIN issued and stamped on bike
Bike registered with engineer report.

The list of ADR’s applicable to 2012 ICV bike (LC Category):

ADR 6/00 Direction Indicators 
ADR 14/02 Rear Vision Mirrors
ADR 18/03 Instrumentation
ADR 19/02 Installation of Lighting and Light Signalling Devices on L-Group Vehicles
ADR 33/00 Brake Systems for Motor Cycles and Mopeds
ADR 42/04 General Safety Requirements
ADR 43/04 Vehicle Configuration & Dimensions
ADR 47/00 Retro reflectors
ADR 51/00 Filament Lamps
ADR 53/00 Front and Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators and Rear Registration Plate Lamps for L-Group Vehicles
ADR 55/00 Headlamps for Motor Cycles
ADR 57/00 Special Requirements for L-Group Vehicles 
ADR 61/02 Vehicle Marking
ADR 83/00 External Noise

VSB 14 definition:
‘An ICV is not a production vehicle; rather it is manufactured as a one-off vehicle. If 3 or more ICVs are manufactured by a person in a 12 month period VSB 14 does not apply to these vehicles. These vehicles are subject to the vehicle certification procedures under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act. Vehicles manufactured on a commercial basis are not ICVs.
An ICV may be composed of parts from one or more Production Vehicles. The parts do not
need to be new.
ICVs include certain kit cars and certain production vehicle replicas that have been assembled in accordance with the production limitations mentioned above.
An ICV should comply with the ADRs applicable to its date of manufacture. Each Registration Authority will determine the date of manufacture of an ICV. It is important that prospective builders discuss this issue with the appropriate jurisdiction before commencing a project.’
VicRoads definition:
‘An ICV means a vehicle based on a floor pan or chassis which is neither taken from, nor an original replacement part for, a Recognised Production Vehicle. An ICV is considered to be a new vehicle even if some of the components used in its construction may have been derived from Recognised Production Vehicles’
‘In Victoria, one ICV per individual may be approved per calendar year. A turn key motor vehicle cannot be treated as an ICV’
Date of Manufacture:
‘The construction of an ICV is often a long term project. In Victoria, an ICV’s date of manufacture (Month/Year) may be dated back to the date construction actually commenced up to a maximum of 3 years before the date of issue of the VASS certificate provided by the VASS Signatory retains documentary evidence of the date construction commenced’.

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