The Minimum Mandatory Standard for all heavy vehicles complying with CLOCS-A technical requirements. Measures and technologies that are relatively low cost and easy to implement.
Accreditation requires compliance with at least one of the standards nominated as “either/OR” plus all remaining standards.
Fit a frensel lens to the passenger door window or peeper window.
Flashing amber beacons fitted to the roof-top of truck cabs are a simple but effective means of attracting the attention of pedestrians, other road users and construction site employees. Once their attention is gained, then both parties are in better position to take action and keep out of each others way.
Class V and VI Mirrors
Fit a Class V mirror above the passenger window and a Class VI mirror to the cabin (of COE trucks) or to the front left corner of the bonnnet (on conventional trucks). On bonnetted trucks, this may be referred to a cross-over mirror.
Fit a reversing beeper to the truck and/or trailer.
Fit hi-vis retro-reflective conspicuity marking tape to the sides and rear of trucks and trailers.
Paint drawbars on dog trailers a bright yellow (such as Pantone PMS 109C) to improve conspicuity of this vehicle danger zone.
Fit warning signs to the left rear of trucks and trailers to highlight the potential dangers to Vulnerable Road Users. Minimum size of 300mm wide x 400mm high.
Wheel-Nut Position Indicator
Fit wheel-nut position indicators or wheel-nut retainers to all wheels on both trucks and trailers.
Rear View Cameras
Fit an in-cab screen and rear-facing camera to the rearmost HV unit (i.e. either the truck or the trailer if a trailer is in use) to monitor the situation behind the vehicle when reversing and/or tipping off.
Fit a reversing sensor system to the rearmost HV unit (i.e. either the truck or the trailer if a trailer is in use) to monitor the situation behind the vehicle when reversing and/or tipping off.