Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission (VESC)

Created by congress to assist states in creating rules, regulations or codes, embodying performance requirements or restrictions” for items of motor vehicle equipment." The Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission is the Mechanism for State Involvement in the Development of Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and compliance with the safety commissions requirements.

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Testing Laboratories

Included are laboratories for testing Friction Material, Linkage, and Trailer Hitch Testing.

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Safety Commission Standards

All the available and historic VESC standards are here.

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Welcome to the home for Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission

Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission (VESC) was created by congress to assist states in creating rules, regulations or codes, embodying performance requirements or restrictions” for items of motor vehicle equipment.” While the VESC has not met since 1983, due to long-term funding problems it is the hope that this website will eventually be used to assist manufacturers in meeting still relevant VESC regulations and in states to reenact the VESC.