No. S 549
Road Traffic Act
Road Traffic
(Motor Vehicles, Test)
(Amendment No. 2) Rules 2017
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 90 of the Road Traffic Act, the Land Transport Authority of Singapore makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules are the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Test) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2017 and come into operation on 1 October 2017.
Amendment of rule 7
2.  Rule 7 of the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Test) Rules (R 21) (called in these Rules the principal Rules) is amended by inserting, immediately after paragraph (2A), the following paragraph:
(2B)  An application under paragraph (1), in respect of a vehicle required to be fitted with a height warning system under rule 24A of the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Construction and Use) Rules (R 9), must be accompanied by the following documents, if any:
(a)a valid certificate, stating that the height warning system of the vehicle complies with the requirements under these Rules relating to height warning systems, issued by —
(i)a professional engineer registered under section 15 of the Professional Engineers Act (Cap. 253) who holds a valid practising certificate in the branch of electrical or mechanical engineering; or
(ii)any other competent person acceptable to the Registrar;
(b)such other relevant documents or information as the Registrar may require.”.
Amendment of First Schedule
3.  The First Schedule to the principal Rules is amended by inserting, immediately after paragraph (k), the following paragraph:
(ka)the requirements of rule 24A of the Rules insofar as they relate to the height warning system of a vehicle mentioned in that rule;”.
Amendment of Third Schedule
4.  The Third Schedule to the principal Rules is amended —
(a)by inserting, immediately after the definition of “examiner” in paragraph 1, the following definition:
“ “height warning system’s requirements” means the prescribed statutory requirements specified in paragraph (ka) of the First Schedule;”; and
(b)by inserting, immediately after paragraph 24, the following Part:
Part XA
Height Warning System’s Requirements
24A.  The examination of a vehicle to ascertain whether its height warning system’s requirements are complied with must be carried out in accordance with this Part.
24B.  The vehicle must be examined to ascertain whether it is fitted with a height warning system capable of giving audible and sufficient warning to the driver when the crane of the vehicle is extended to a height which causes the overall height of the vehicle to exceed the stowed height of the vehicle.
24C.  The authorised examiner may consider any document or information provided under rule 7(2B) of these Rules in support of any examination under this Part.
24D.  The authorised examiner may accept, in lieu of an examination under this Part, a valid certificate mentioned in rule 7(2B)(a) of these Rules that is issued by the person mentioned in rule 7(2B)(a)(i) of these Rules.
24E.  In this Part, “crane”, “overall height”, “stowed height” and “vehicle” have the same meanings as in rule 24A(5) of the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Construction and Use) Rules (R 9).”.
[G.N. Nos. S 520/2008; S 891/2014; S 102/2015; S 364/2017]
Made on 25 September 2017.
Land Transport Authority of Singapore.
[LTA/SL/AP/SLYT/L18.; AG/LEGIS/SL/276/2015/2 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 141(1) of the Road Traffic Act).