The combustion heater shall be switched on manually. Programming devices shall be prohibited.
Combustion heaters with gaseous fuels are not permitted.
Speed limitation device
Motor vehicles (rigid vehicles and tractors for semitrailers)
with a maximum mass exceeding 3.5
tonnes, shall be equipped with a speed limitation device according to the technical requirements of
ECE Regulation No. 899, as amended. The device shall be set in such a way that the speed cannot
exceed 90 km/h, bearing in mind the technological tolerance of the device.
Coupling devices of motor vehicles and trailers
Coupling devices of motor vehicles and trailers shall comply with the technical requirements of ECE
Regulation No. 552 as amended, in accordance with the dates of application specified therein.
Prevention of other risks caused by fuels
Fuel systems for engines fuelled by LNG shall be so equipped and situated to avoid any danger to the
load due to the gas being refrigerated.
9 ECE Regulation No.89 (Uniform provisions concerning the approval of:
I. Vehicles with regard to limitation of their maximum speed or their adjustable speed limitation function
II. Vehicles with regard to the installation of a speed limiting device (SLD) or adjustable speed limitation
device (ASLD) of an approved type
III. Speed limitation devices (SLD) and adjustable speed limitation device (ASLD))
2 ECE Regulation No. 55 (Uniform provisions concerning the approval of mechanical coupling components of
combinations of vehicles).
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING COMPLETE OR COMPLETED EX/II OR EX/III VEHICLES INTENDED FOR THE CARRIAGE OF EXPLOSIVE SUBSTANCES AND ARTICLES (CLASS 1) IN PACKAGES
Materials to be used in the construction of vehicle bodies
No materials likely to form dangerous compounds with the explosive substances carried shall be used
in the construction of the body.
Combustion heaters may only be installed on EX/II and EX/III vehicles for heating of the driver’s cab
or the engine.
Combustion heaters shall meet the requirements of 188.8.131.52.1, 184.108.40.206.2, 220.127.116.11.5 and 18.104.22.168.6.
The switch of the combustion heater may be installed outside the driver's cab.
It is not necessary to prove that the heat exchanger is resistant to the reduced afterrunning cycle.
No combustion heaters or fuel tanks, power sources, combustion air or heating air intakes as well as
exhaust tube outlets required for the operation of the combustion heater shall be installed in the load
The vehicles shall be designed, constructed and equipped so that the explosives are protected from
external hazards and the weather. They shall be either closed or sheeted. Sheeting shall be resistant to
tearing and be of impermeable material, not readily flammable1. It shall be tautened so as to cover the
loading area on all sides.
All openings in the load compartment of closed vehicles shall have lockable, closefitting
rigid covers. The driver’s compartment shall be separated from the load compartment by a continuous