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J.W. Speaker designs and tests our products to meet various regulatory standards from around the globe. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
FMVSS 108 (DOT) Standards
Within the United States, the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 108 regulates all automotive lighting, signaling, and reflective devices. The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) enforces these standards as law in the United States.
Whenever a lamp is meets this standard, we refer to it as DOT-compliant, implying that it is legal to use on-road in the United States & Canada.
Many countries recognize the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Transport Division’s regulations. Countries often mirror the content of these ECE regulations in their own national requirements or permit the use and importation of ECE-approved vehicles.
Whenever a lamp is meets this standard, we refer to it as ECE-compliant, implying that it is legal to use on-road in countries that follow ECE standards.
SAE International is a standards development organization for the engineering of powered vehicles. This includes cars, trucks, boats, aircrafts, and more. The SAE standards provide industry-approved recommended practices and are mainly used in the U.S. and Canada and do not recognize ECE approvals.
Whenever a lamp is meets this standard, we refer to it as SAE-compliant, implying that it is legal to use on-road in the United States & Canada.
Transport Canada is responsible for developing regulations, policies, and services relating to transportation in Canada.
Whenever a lamp is meets this standard, it is legal to use on-road in Canada.
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers regulates certain products used on agricultural equipment.
The CE marking certifies that a product has met EU consumer safety, health, and environmental requirements.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is an independent product safety certification organization. UL develops standards and test procedures chiefly dealing with product safety. UL is one of several companies approved for such testing by the U.S. federal agency OSHA. OSHA maintains a list of approved testing laboratories, known as Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories.
Click here to see a complete list of J.W. Speaker’s UL recognized and listed products.