1.4 Reflectors

Information Method of Inspection Reason for rejection
This inspection applies to: Obligatory rear reflectors only, that is, those required by regulations to be fitted. 1. Check that two red reflectors are fitted to the rear of the vehicle, symmetrically one on each side. 1. There are not two red reflectors facing to the rear or not fitted symmetrically, one on each side of the vehicle.
Rear reflectors are not required by regulations if the vehicle is not fitted with any front or rear position lamps etc. (see section 1.1). 2. Check that each reflector is a. facing to the rear 2. A reflector
a. not facing the rear
b. in good working order and clean condition b. not in good working order or in clean condition, ie so damaged or deteriorated that its function is impaired
Optional reflectors
Optional reflectors Any additional reflectors fitted to a vehicle other than reflectors required by regulations are not included in the inspection. c. not obscured  Note: At least 50% of the reflecting surface must be visible from the rear c. obscured
d. securely fitted d. insecure
Approval mark
The inspection does not include a check that reflectors have the appropriate approval mark. Reflective tape Reflective tape is not acceptable as a substitute for a rear reflector. e. not obviously incorrectly positioned Note: The precise position of rear reflectors is not part of the inspection, but visually check that all reflectors are at about i. the same height, and ii. the same distance inboard from the side of the vehicle e. obviously incorrectly positioned
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website More info

Got it!