In May the ITV regulations change and this is how it affects you if you have an ITV station.


The ITV regulations updated to version 7.7.0 of the ITV Procedure Manual will come into force on 20 May and come with significant and mandatory changes: the inspection of the emergency call system (eCall) and OBFCM (On-Board Fuel Consumption Meter) data collection.

The inspection of the eCall system is mandatory for the vehicles that have been approved a as of 31 March 2018. Its introduction has contributed to reducing the number of fatalities and the severity of injuries in road accidents through the rapid attention of the emergency services. Regular inspection of eCall is essential to ensure that it functions correctly throughout the lifetime of the vehicle.

On the other hand, OBFCM data collection, a new feature that will allow MOTs to collect anonymised fuel consumption data, has been introduced. and electrical energy of vehicles. This measure will help to establish road safety and environmental protection strategies based on actual vehicle performance. The European Commission calls on Member States to collect this data at the MOT stations from 20 May 2023.

The ITV regulations of Manual 7.7.0

LStations shall be required to have at least one OBD device that fulfils these functions. From the Ryme Worldwide team we have already worked on it and we already have a solution adapted to the 7.70.0 with our OBDpro, contact us to inform you and get a quote.

In addition, the new version of the MOT Procedure Manual clarifies and updates the rules on the installation of anti-solar adhesive films on the front windscreen, allowing their installation in cases of diseases affecting UV exposure in a manner equivalent to lupus.

Source: AECA ITV

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