Tractors and agricultural or forestry machinery: front-mounted protection structures

Tractors and agricultural or forestry machinery: front-mounted protection structures

Outline of the Community (European Union) legislation about Tractors and agricultural or forestry machinery: front-mounted protection structures

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Tractors and agricultural or forestry machinery: front-mounted protection structures

Document or Iniciative

Council Directive 87/402/EEC of 25 June 1987 on roll-over protection structures mounted in front of the driver’s seat on narrow-track wheeled agricultural and forestry tractors [See amending acts].

Summary

The Directive applies to narrow-track tractors, i.e. tractors with a minimum track width of less than 1 150 mm, and an unladen weight of between 600 and 3 000 kg.

No Member State may prohibit the placing on the market of a tractor, or refuse to grant EC type-approval or national type-approval for a tractor, if it satisfies the requirements of the Directive.

All tractors covered by the Directive must be fitted with a roll-over protection structure.

The Directive will be adapted to technical progress.

The annexes set out testing procedures and the conditions for granting EC component type-approval and type-approval.

References

Act Entry into force Deadline for transposition in the Member States Official Journal
Directive 87/402/EEC 26.06.1987 26.06.1989 OJ L 220 of 08.08.1987
Amending act(s) Entry into force Deadline for transposition in the Member States Official Journal
Directive 89/681/EEC 03.01.1990 02.01.1991 OJ L 398 of 30.12.1989

Successive amendments and corrections to Directive 87/402/EEC have been incorporated in the basic text. This consolidated version  is for reference purpose only.

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