Construction & Regulations

The Road Vehicle Construction and Use Regulations 1986 is broken down into many parts. In this section, a further 5 parts are included in addition to others listed on the site.


Committing a Construction & Use 1986 Offence are dealt with under sections - 41A, 41B, 41C, 41D and Regulation 42 of the Road Traffic Act.

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Inside the Vehicle Cab

Under C&U regulation, inside the vehicle cab carries many vital elements that must be maintained to remain inside the law.

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Mirror & Glass

HGV Cab Mirrors & Glass - Every goods vehicle must have two mirrors, one must be fitted externally on the offside and the other either internally or on the nearside externally.

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Rear Under-Run Bars

Rear under-run protection bars should be fitted as close to the rear as practicable possible and must not be further forwards than 400 millimetres from the rear of the vehicle.

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Seat Belts

There are much to be learnt from the Construction and Use Regulations (1986) relating to Seatbelts and their Anchorage points, all of which can be found at Transports Friend.

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