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The NZ Transport Agency would appreciate your feedback on a proposed change to the Low Volume Vehicle (LVV) certification process, which will apply to commercial vehicle modifiers who carry out the same modifications to a number of vehicles (commonly called ‘series production’). We’re also seeking feedback separately on a proposal for vehicles that have already met appropriate overseas standards, and we released a discussion document on that proposal on 9 September 2016.
The Transport Agency is proposing some changes to the existing LVV certification process, in order to streamline the process for lower-risk modifications. The proposed changes focus on vehicles that are currently required to undergo individual LVV certification, but are lower risk because:
The proposed changes include:
Our intention is that, once implemented, the proposed changes will make it quicker and easier to get lower-risk modifications certified, creating benefits for commercial modifiers and importers of modified vehicles.