This document applies to roller brake testers (brake test benches) that are designed for roadworthiness tests on categories M2, M3, N2, N3, O3 and O4 vehicles (as defined in Regulation (EU) 2018/858) and that might be also used to test M1, N1 categories.
This document covers fixed-bed roller brake testers with or without inspection pits and whose chassis are inside or outside the building.
This document does not cover mobile roller or plate brake testers.
These roller brake testers are used to take measurements for testing and assessing the efficiencies of the brake systems fitted to vehicles in the above-cited vehicle categories.
The users of the roller brake tester are all kinds of staff that for any reason operate the roller brake testers (e.g. staff working in public transport, vehicle rental, vehicle maintenance, vehicle repair, training, test laboratories and vehicle inspection sectors ...). This document is not applicable to roller brake testers manufactured before the date of its publication.