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Tractors and agricultural or forestry machinery: front-mounted protection structures
The European Union is harmonising the technical requirements for front-mounted roll-over protection structures on narrow-track tractors.
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.
|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.