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Installation, Calibration, Testing and Inspection of Speed Limitation Devices on Vehicles


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In order to exercise in the Republic of Cyprus activities related with speed limitation devices, one needs to obtain an approval from the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works. The national legislation in the Republic of Cyprus foresees for the requirements for approval of all Nominated Technicians or Workshops who undertake the tasks and responsibilities associated with the installation, calibration, testing and inspection of speed limitation devices on vehicles.

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Approval is granted to individuals and legal entities when the conditions of approval are fully met. Any application must be accompanied with supporting documentation and relevant information to prove compliance with the conditions of approval. The requirements for approval are prescribed in the Regulation issued in 2002 (P.I. 95/2002 – Κ.Δ.Π. 95/2002). As the criteria for workshop approval are prescriptive, it is strongly recommended that the prospective applicants contact the Department for further advice before proceeding with any expenses.

The criteria for approval are the following:

  • Premises: a minimum workshop area of 60 square meters.
  • Instrumentation/equipment: The workshop shall have as a minimum the following instruments and/or equipment:
    • An instrument capable for calibrations of speed limitation devices to the satisfaction of the competent authority;
    • A Workshop Inspection lamp;
    • A Multimeter;
    • A Voltmeter.
  • The owner of the workshop shall prove that he employs a technician specialized on speed limitation devices, with the following qualification:
    • a university degree in the field of Mechanical or Electrical engineering; or
    • a college diploma in the field of Mechanical or Electrical engineering; or
    • a diploma of Higher Technical Institute of Cyprus in the field of Mechanical or Electrical engineering or other equivalent diploma in the same field; or
    • a certificate of a Technical School in the field of Mechanical or Electrical sector plus a minimum three (3) years of experience in the automotive industry; or
    • a certificate of a Secondary education plus a minimum four (4) years of experience in the automotive industry; or
    • apprenticeship scheme or equivalent program plus a minimum five (5) years of experience in the automotive industry.

In addition to the above, the technician must possess a certificate for a specialized training on speed limitation devices work, which was awarded from a speed limitation devices manufacturer or a vehicle manufacturer of the M3 (max. permissible weight 10 tons) and N3 categories.


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Approved speed limitation devices workshops are obliged to comply with the provisions of the Regulation 95/2002 and among others to:

  • Keep a registry of all installations, calibrations, testing and inspections on vehicles for five (5) years; and
  • Keep a registry with the vehicles details, the date, approval number, speed limiter type and serial number, set speed and a description of the executed work, the seals, etc.
  • Keep at the workshop only one Seal marking device incorporating the identification mark allocated to the workshop by the EMS Department, which shall be stored in safe place.

The Department of Electrical and Mechanical Services supervises the licensed speed limitation devices workshops in order to ensure compliance with the provisions of the relevant Laws and Regulations and the terms of the license.



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Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileDirective 1992_6_EEC.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective 1992_24_EEC.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective 2002_85_EC.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileDirective_2004_11_EC.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileThe Motor Vehicles and Road Transport Law of 1972 as last amended (L. 86(I)1972) (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileThe Motor Vehicles and Road Transport Regulations of 1984 as last amended (P.I. 66-1984, see Regulation 50C) (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileP.I. 95-2002 - Regulation (GR).pdf
Download the Acrobat fileChecklist of Accompanying Documents for Application.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileApplication for Authorization of Workshop for Installation, Calibration, Maintenance and Repair of Speed Limitation Devices.pdf



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