inspection applies to: Obligatory rear reflectors only, that
is, those required by regulations to be fitted.
Check that two red reflectors are fitted to the rear of the
vehicle, symmetrically one on each side.
There are not two red reflectors facing to the rear or not
fitted symmetrically, one on each side of the vehicle.
reflectors are not required by regulations if the vehicle
is not fitted with any front or rear position lamps etc. (see
Check that each reflector is a.
facing to the rear
not facing the rear
in good working order and clean condition
not in good working order or in clean condition, ie so damaged
or deteriorated that its function is impaired
additional reflectors fitted to a vehicle other than reflectors
required by regulations are not included in the inspection.
not obscured Note:
At least 50% of the reflecting surface must be visible from
inspection does not include a check that reflectors have the
appropriate approval mark. Reflective
tape is not acceptable as a substitute for a rear reflector.
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
the same height, and ii.
the same distance inboard from the side of the vehicle
obviously incorrectly positioned