05/06/2021 6:01 AM
Updated 05/06/2021 6:01 AM
Due to new provisions of the National Road Safety Agency (ANSV), from now on there will be requirements that will make it
and complex to drive with a trailer attached to the vehicle.
The agency ordered the approval of a technical report model that must be carried out before the granting of the
Vehicle Safety Certificate
This certificate is one of the requirements demanded by the National Directorate of Automotive Registration and Pledge Credits (DNRPA) for the patenting process of vehicles included in
, according to the ANSV.
Trailers for quadricycles, motorcycles, small boats or luggage are those that must have the new certificate. Photo: Rami Trailers
It is a measure that was scheduled to take effect in November 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic postponed its application.
Category 01 corresponds to trailers, trailers and trailers for the transfer of luggage, small sports boats or elements of family recreation towed by private vehicles.
Said report must be prepared and issued by the
Compulsory Technical Review
the local jurisdictions registered with the ANSV, or "through a registered engineer with responsibilities in the matter."
That is to say that from now on there will be two additional costs, the
that the certificate is worth and what it costs to obtain the technical report from a workshop or an engineer, which varies according to each district but is around $ 9,000.
New registration process to be able to circulate with a trailer.
From the agency they specify that "the regulation aims to determine the technical characteristics that this type of vehicle must meet to
for safe driving within the national territory."
Among the elements and characteristics that must guarantee these safety conditions are the fenders, bumpers, lights and their "stability".
Once the report is approved, and the CSV is issued by the ANSV, the owners of category 01 vehicles must continue the process before DNRPA for their
registration and patenting
The ANSV highlights that by resolution issued by the same body, as of November 2021 it will not be possible to circulate with the "101" patent that currently carry this type of registered vehicles.
The new patents for trailers and trailers now carry a patent with
a red stripe at the top
, which corresponds to the new design of the Mercosur plates.
The step by step to patent a trailer
The process to patent a trailer begins with the DNRPA.
Then, the owner of the vehicle must go to a workshop registered with the ANSV or to a mechanical engineer with competence in the matter.
One or the other must carry out the corresponding technical report that will detail whether or not the trailer complies with the specifications indicated by current regulations.
If the report is approved and was made by a registered workshop, it is sent directly to the ANSV.
If it was carried out by an engineer, he / she sends it first to the College of Engineers of the local jurisdiction, where it is confirmed that the professional is qualified and that the documentation presented is correct.
After this step, it is also sent to the ANSV.
Once the report has been received and approved by the ANSV, the agency will send a payment slip by email so that the interested party can pay the requested certification.
When the ANSV receives payment for the Certificate, it is sent directly to the DNRPA sectional registry in which the owner of the vehicle initiated the process and will notify it to conclude with the patenting.
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