• The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, as amended, cover the design, manufacture, maintenance and use of motor vehicles and trailers used by road transport operators, amongst others. Summary

  • A motor vehicle is a mechanically propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on roads. A trailer is a vehicle drawn by a motor vehicle.Definitions of Vehicles and Trailers

  • Every goods vehicle must be equipped with either an efficient braking system with two means of operation, or two efficient braking systems having separate means of operation. Brakes

  • The laden weight of an unbraked trailer used on the road must not exceed its maximum gross weight. Unbraked Trailers

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