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ADR 38

Clause/sInstallationApplicable Evidence Options
5Trailer Brake SystemsTest results* to UN Regulation 13, identified as an alternative standard in section 23 of ADR 38/05; or
Test results* using the performance requirements applicable to trailers over 4.5 tonnes identified in sections 8, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 23 of ADR 38/05; or
Test results* to the requirements determined by the manufacturer, that may be based on other international low ATM trailer braking regulations and/or on-road low ATM trailer braking regulations in Australia; or
Component Type Approval (CTA); or
Brakes Specifications
*Tests in Australia must be conducted by an Approved RVSA Testing Facility

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Disclaimer – Towables
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