Road vehicles in general (ICS code(s): 43.020)
Draft of Egyptian standard "Requirements for the approval of L-category vehicles"; (217 page(s), in English)
This draft of Egyptian standard establishes the detailed technical requirements and test procedures regarding functional safety for the approval of L-category vehicles and the systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles and sets out a list of UNECE regulations and amendments thereto.
This Standard shall apply to all two- or three-wheel vehicles and quad-cycles as categorized in Clause 4 and Table 1 ('L-category vehicles'), that are intended to travel on public roads, including those designed and constructed in one or more stages, and to systems, components and separate technical units, as well as parts and equipment, designed and constructed for such vehicles.
This standard does not apply to the following vehicles:
a) vehicles with a maximum design speed not exceeding 6 km/h;
b) vehicles exclusively intended for use by the physically handicapped;
c) vehicles exclusively intended for pedestrian control;
d) vehicles exclusively intended for use in competition;
e) vehicles designed and constructed for use by the armed services, civil-defense, fire services, forces responsible for maintaining public order and emergency medical services;
f) agricultural or forestry vehicles
g) vehicles primarily intended for off-road use and designed to travel on unpaved surfaces;
h) pedal cycles with pedal assistance which are equipped with an auxiliary electric motor having a maximum continuous rated power of less than or equal to 250 W, where the output of the motor is cut off when the cyclist stops pedalling and is otherwise progressively reduced and finally cut off before the vehicle speed reaches 25 km/h;
i) self-balancing vehicles;
j) vehicles not equipped with at least one seating position;
k) Vehicles equipped with any seating position of the driver or rider having an R-point height ≤ 540 mm in case of categories L1e, L3e and L4e or ≤ 400 mm in case of categories L2e, L5e, L6e and L7e.
Worth mentioning is that this draft standard is a local standard.