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AA AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION
AAA ASSOCIATION AUXILIAIRE DE L’AUTOMOBILE
AAAS ADVANCED ACTIVE ADAPTIVE SECONDARY SAFETY
AAGR AVERAGE ANNUAL GROWTH RATE
AAIB AIR ACCIDENTS INVESTIGATION BRANCH
AAM ALLIANCE OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS (USA)
AAMA AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
AAMVA AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATORS
Aarhus UNECE CONVENTION ON ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS
ABA AMERICAN BUS ASSOCIATION
ABC ACTIVE BODY CONTROL
ABI ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH INSURERS
ABPA ASSOCIAO BRASILIERA DE PNEUS & AROS (BRAZILIAN TYRE ASSOCIATION)
ABRO DEFENCE LOGISTICS ASSOCIATION
ABS ANTI-LOCKING BRAKING SYSTEM
ABS ACRYLONITRILE BUTADIENE STYRENE
ABTC ALTOONA BUS TEST CENTRE (PENN STATE USA)
AC OR a/c AIR CONDITIONING
ACAP ASSOCIACAO DO COMERCIO AUTOMOVEL DE PORTUGAL
ACAROM ASOCIATIEI CONSTRUCTORILOR DE AUTOMOBILE DIN ROMANIA
ACBE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS & THE ENVIRONMENT
ACC CRUISE CONTROL ADAPTIVE
ACC AUTOMOTIVE COMPOSITES CONSORTIUM (USCAR)
ACE ASSOCIATION OF CONSULTING ENGINEERS
ACE AGGREGATED COST EFFICIENCY INDEX
ACEA ASSOCIATION DES CONSTRUCTEURS EUROPEENS D’AUTOMOBILES (EUROPEAN AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURES ASSOCIATION)
ACEM ASSOCIATION OF EUROPEAN MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS (ASSOCIATION DES CONSTRUCTEURS EUROPEENS DE MOTORCYLES)
ACFO ASSOCIATION OF CAR FLEET OPERATORS
ACICAE BASQUE COUNTRY AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
ACM ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
ACoP APPROVED CODE OF PRACTICE
ACORD AUTOMOTIVE CONSORTIUM ON RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL (UK)
ACPMS ASSOCIATION COMPONENTS & PARTS MANUFACTURERS SECTION
ACPO ASSOCIATION OF CHIEF POLICE OFFICERS
ACPOS ASSOCIATION OF CHIEF POLICE OFFICERS SCOTLAND
ACRIB AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION INDUSTRY BOARD
ACS AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS SECTION
ACS ANTICIPATORY CRASH SENSING
ACTO ASSOCIATION OF CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICERS
ACTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON TOXIC SUBSTANCES
ADA AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
ADAC AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (GERMANY)
ADAPS ASSOCIATION FOR DRIVER ADAPTATION PRODUCT SPECIALISTS
ADAS AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT & ADVISORY SERVICE
ADB ADVANCED DESIGN BUS
ADCCAT ASSOCIATION OF DIE CUTTERS AND CONVERTERS OF ADHESIVE TAPES
ADD AUTOMATIC DEFECT DETECTION
ADEFA ASOCIACION DE FABRICAS DE AUTOMORES (ARGENTINA)
ADF AUTOMOTIVE DISTRIBUTION FEDERATION
ADI APPROVED DRIVING INSTRUCTOR
ADLO ASSOCIATION OF DIRECT LABOUR ORGANISATIONS
ADR AUSTRALIAN DESIGN RULES
ADR AUTOMATED DURABILITY ROAD
ADR ACCORD EUROPEEN RELATIF AUX TRANSPOR INTERNATIONAL DES MARCHANDISES DANGEREUSES PAR ROUTE (EUROPEAN AGREEMENT CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY ROAD)
ADS AUTOMOTIVE DATA SERVICES
ADS ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURERS AND AUTHORISED IMPORTERS (SLOVENIA)
AE AUTHORISED EXAMINER – AND INDIVIDUAL, PERSONS IN PARTNERSHIP OR COMPANY, WHO MEETS REQUIREMENTS (PREMISES, EQUIPMENT, PERSONNEL AND GOOD REPUTE) TO CARRY OUT MOT TESING
AEA AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION
AEBS AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING SYSTEM
AECC ASSOCIATION FOR EMISSIONS CONTROL BY CATALYST
AECD AUXILIARY EMISSIONS CONTROL DEVICE
AECS AUXILIARY EMISSIONS CONTROL STRATEGY
AEG AREA ENVIRONMENT GROUP
AEGPL EUROPEAN LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS ASSOCIATION
AEI AUTOMATIC EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION
AEMT ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL TRADES
AENOR ASOCIATION ESPANOL DE NORMALIZACION
AEO ASSOCIATION OF EXHIBITION ORGANIZERS
AEP ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRICITY PRODUCERS
AETR AGREEMENT ON THE WORKOF CREWS OF VEHICLES ENGAGED IN INTERNATIONAL ROAD TRANSPORT
AFC AUTOMATIC FEE COLLECTION
AFCAR ALLIANCE FOR THE FREEDOM OF CAR REPAIR
AFIA ASSOCIACAO DE FABRICANTES PARA A INDUSTRIA AUTOMOVEL (PORTUGAL)
AFNOR ASSOCIATION FRANCAISE DE NORMALISATION
AFQUAD ASSOCIATION EUROPEENNE DES FABRICANTS ET IMPORTATEURS DE QUADRICYCLES
AFRC AGRICULTURAL FOOD RESEARCH COUNCIL
AFRL AUTOMATED FIRST REGISTRATION AND LICENSING
AFS ADVANCED FRONT LIGHTING SYSTEMS
AGB AD HOC GROUP ON BRAKING (EEC)
AGTC AGREEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL COMBINED TRANSPORT LINES & RELATED INSTALLATIONS
AHAI ASSOCIATION OF THE HUNGARIAN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
AHEG AD HOC EXPERTS GROUP
AHO AUTOMATIC HEADLAMP ON (MOTORCYCLE LIGHTING)
AHS AUTOMATED HIGHWAY SYSTEM
AIA AUTOMOBILE IMPORTERS OF AMERICA
AIA AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
AIA CR (SAP) AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
AIA SR AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (SLOVAKIA)
AIAA AMERICAN IMPORTERS AGENTS ASSOCIATION
AIAG AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY ACTION GROUP
AIAM ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS (USA)
AIAM ASSOCIATION OF INDIAN MANUFACTURERS
AIAMC ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS OF CANADA
AIB ACCREDITED, INDEPENDENT, TESTING BODY
AIB ASBESTOS INSULATING BOARD
AICA ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA CONSTRUTTORI AUTOATTREZZATURE
AICC AUTONOMOUS INTELLIGENT CRUISE CONTROL
AICG AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION GROUP
AID AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY DATA
AIGT AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY GROWTH TEAM
AILU ASSOCIATION OF INDUSTRIAL LASER USERS
AIM AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION MANUFACTURERS
AIM ASSOCIATION DES INDUSTRIES DE PRODUITS DE MARQUES (ASSOCIATION OF BRANDED PRODUCTS INDUSTRIES)
AIMA ASSOCIACAO DOS INDUSTRIAS DE MONTAGEM DE AUTOMOVEIS
AIMS ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT MOTOR STORES
AIRC ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DES REPARATEURS EN CARROSSERIE
AIRSO ASSOCIATION OF INDUSTRIAL ROAD SAFETY OFFICERS
AIS ACCIDENT INJURY SEVERITY (SCALE)
AIS AUTOMOBIL-IMPORTORERNES SAMMENSLUTNING (DENMARK)
AIS AUTOMOTIVE INFORMATION SERVICE (SMMT)
AIT ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DE TOURISME (INTERNATIONAL TOURING ALLIANCE)
AITF AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY TASK FORCE
ALAPA ASSOCIAO LATINO AMERICANA DE PNEUS E AROS
ALARP AS LOW AS REASONABLY PRACTICABLE
ALBRSO ASSOCIATION OF LONDON BOROUGH ROAD SAFETY OFFICERS
ALEN ABNORMAL LOAD ESCORT NETWORK
ALG ASSOCIATION OF LONDON GOVERNMENT
ALR AUTOMATIC LOCKING RETRACTORS
ALREM ASSOCIATIONOF LOAD RESTRAINT EQUIPMENT
AM AMENDMENT
AMA AMERICAN MILEAGE ACCUMULATION
AMA AMERICAN MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION
AME ANNUALLY MANAGED BUDGET
AMF ADVANCED MOTOR FUELS IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT OF THE IEA
AMFA ALTERNATIVE MOTOR FUEL ACT (US 1988)
AMP ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN
AMS AUTO MOTOR SPORT (GERMAN MAGAZINE)
AMT ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
AMVCB AUSTRALIAN MOTOR VEHICLE CERTIFICATION BOARD
AMVIR ASSOCIATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE IMPORTERS (GREECE)
ANA ARTICLE NUMBER ASSOCIATION
ANFAC ASOCIACION ESPANOLA DE FABRICANTES DE AUTOMOVILES Y CAMIONES (SPAIN)
ANFAVIA ASSOCIACION NACIONAL DOS FABRICANTES DE VEICULOS AUTOMOTORES (BRAZIL)
ANFIA ASSOCIAZIONE NAZIONALE FRA INDUSTRIE AUTOMOBILISTICHE (ITALY)
ANPR AUTOMATIC NUMBER PLATE RECOGNITION
ANPRM ADVANCE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE MAKING
ANSI AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE
ANX AUTOMOTIVE NETWORK EXCHANGE
AONB AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY (NATIONAL PARKS & ACCESS TO THE COUNTRYSIDE ACT 1949)
AORC AUTOMOTIVE OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS COUNCIL (USA)
APAS AUTOMOTIVE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES SECTION
APC AIR POLLUTION CONTROL
APDS AUTOMOTIVE PARTS DISTRIBUTION SECTION
API APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE
APIA AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURERS AND IMPORTERS ASSOCIATION (ROMANIA)
APME ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC MANUFACTURERS IN EUROPE
APMG ALL PARTY MOTOR GROUP
APS ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR
APSN ADVANCED PASSIVE SAFETY NETWORK
APTA AMERCIAN PUBLIC TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION
APU AUXILIARY POWER UNIT
AQMD AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
ARAI AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
ARB AIR RESOURCE BOARD
ARENA TEST SITE (SWEDEN)
ARFF AUTOMATIC REAR FOG FLASHLIGHTS
ARTC AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH TECHNICALCENTRE (TAIWAN)
ARTEMIS ASSESSMENT & RELIABILITY OF TRANSPORT EMISSIONS MODELS & INVENTORY SYSTEMS
ARTS ADAPTIVE RESTRAINT TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM
AS AFTERMARKET SECTOR
ASA BUNDESVERBAND DER HERSTELLER UND IMPORTEUR VON AUTOMOBIL-SERVICE AUSTUNGEN
ASCS AEROSPACE SECTOR CERTIFICATION SCHEME
ASD ANTI-SLIDE DEVICE
ASE (NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR) AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE EXCELLENCE (USA)
ASE AUXILIARY STEERING EQUIPMENT
ASEP ADDITIONAL SOUND EMISSIONS PROVISIONS (ECE WG)
ASG AUTOMOTIVE STUDIES GROUP
ASME AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS
ASN ABSTRACT SYNTAX NOTATION
ASN.1 ABSTRACT SYNTAX NOTATION ONE
ASR AUTOMOTIVE SHREDDER RESIDUE
ASR AUTOMATIC SKID REDUCTION (TRACTION CONTROL)
ASSI AIR SAFETY SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL
ASTM AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS
ASV ADVANCED SAFETY VEHICLES
AT AUTOTUOJAT (FINLAND)
ATA AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN ACCREDITATION
ATAG AMBULANCE TRANSPORT ADVISORY GROUP
ATA-MC MAINTENANCE COUNCIL OF THE AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION
ATB ARTICULATED TOTAL BODY
ATC AUSTRALIAN TRANSPORT COUNCIL
ATC ADDITIVES TECHNICAL COMMITTEE
ATCO ASSOCIATION OF TRANSPORT CO-ORDINATING OFFICERS
ATD ANTHROPORMORPHIC TESTING DEVICE
ATEIL ASSOCIATION TECHNIQUE DE L’INDUSTRIE EUROPEENNE DES LUBRIFIANTS
ATL AUTOMATED TEST LANE
ATOC ASSOCIATION OF TRAIN OPERATING COMPANIES
ATP INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT FOR CARRIAGE OF PERISHABLE GOODS
ATPA AUTOMOBILE THEFT PROTECTION AUTHORITY (MICHIGAN)
ATSVR AFTER THEFT SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE RECOVERY
ATT ADVANCED ROAD TRANSPORT TELEMATICS
ATV ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE
ATVEA ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE INDUSTRY EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION
AU AUTOMOTIVE (BSI COMMITTEE DESIGNATION)
AUE AUTOMOBILE ENGINEER
AUE/9 BSI TECHNICAL COMMITTEE FOR AUTOMOBILE DETAILS AND ACCESSORIES
AUE/9/1 BSI TECHNICAL COMMITTEE FOR CAR JACKS
AUKOI ASSOCIATION OF UNITED KINGDOM OIL INDEPENDENTS
AUTIG AUTORESERVEDELS-OG TILBEHORS FORENINGEN 1 DANMARK
AUWED AMENDING DIRECTIVE TO THE USE OF WORK EQUIPMENT DIRECTIVE (95/63/EEC)
AV ABANDONED VEHICLE
AVC ADVANCED VEHICLE CONCEPT
AVE ASSISTANT VEHICLE EXAMINER
AVI AUTOMATIC VEHICLE INDENTIFICATION
AVMS AUTOMOTIC VEHICLE MONITORING SYSTEM
AVRO ASSOCIATION OF VEHICLE RECOVERY OPERATORS
AVSS ADVANCED VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM
AVT ACTIVE VALVE TRAIN
AWD ALL WHEEL DRIVE
AWF ADAPTED WEIGHTING FACTOR
AWLREM ASSOCIATION OF WEBBING LOAD RESTRAINT EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS
AWP AREA WASTE PLAN (SCOTLAND X 11)
AWS ADVANCED WEIGHT SENSOR


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BAA BAA PLC (FORMERLY BRITISH AIRPORTS AUTHORITY)
BAC BLOOD ALCHOHOL CONTENT
BACMI BRITISH AGGREGATE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS INDUSTRIES (now merged with SAGA as QPA)
BAFO BEST AND FINAL OFFER (CONTRACT BIDDING)
BAGMA BRITISH AGRICULTURAL AND GARDEN MACHINERY ASSOCIATION
BAMA BRITISH AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (USA)
BAPPCO BRITISH AUTOMOTIVE PARTS PROMOTION COUNCIL
BAS BRAKE ASSIST SYSTEM
BASt GERMAN FEDERAL HIGHWAY RESEARCH AGENCY
BAT BEAT AUTO THEFT (ILLINOIS)
BAT BEST AVAILABLE TECHNIQUES
BATNEEC BEST ABAILABLE TECHNIQUE NOT ENTAILING EXCESSIVE COST
BATRRT BEST AVAILABLE TREATMENT, RECOVERY AND RECYCLING TECHNIQUES(esp WEEE)
BBB BRITISH BUSINESS BUREAU
BCA BASIC CREDIT APPROVAL
BCAM BUREAU OF CONSTRUCTION AND AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY (CHINA)
BCB BRITISH CONSULTANTS BUREAU
BCC BUS & COACH COUNCIL (NOW CONFEDERATION OF PASSENGER TRANSPORT UK – SEE CPT)
BCCEG BUSINESS CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY GROUP (GOVERNMENT/BUSINESS GROUP)
BCCI BIRMINGHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
BCDTA BRITISH CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTORS & TRADERS ASSOCIATION
BCF BRITISH COATINGS FEDERATION
BCGA BRITISH COMPRESSED GASES ASSOCIATION
BCM BODY CONTROL MODULE
BCMA BRITISH COMBUSTION EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
BCS BUS AND COACH SECTION
BCWMA BRITISH CAR WASH MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
BEAMA BRITISH ELECTROTECHNICAL & ALLIED MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
BECA BRITISH EXHIBITION CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
BEF BUSINESS ENERGY FORUM (GOVERNMENT/BUSINESS GROUP)
BEG BRITISH ENGINES GROUP
BEN MOTOR & ALLIED TRADES BENEVOLENT FUND
BERR BUSINESS, ENTERPRISE & RGULATORY REFORM
BEUC BUREAU EUROPEEN DES UNIONS DE COSOMMATEURS (CONSORTIUM OF CONSUMER ORGANIZATIONS IN THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EEC)
BEV BATTERY ELECTRIC VEHICLE
BFPA BRITISH FLUID POWER ASSOCIATION
BFPDA BRITISH FLUID POWER DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION
BFR BROMINATED FLAME RETARDANT
BHTA BRITISH HEALTHCARE TRADES ASSOCIATION
BHW BULKY HOUSEHOLD WASTE
BICEMA BRITISH INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
BIFA BRITISH INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT ASSOCIATION
BIL BILINDIMPORTORENES (ASSOCIATION OF SWEDISH AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLESALERS)
BIMTA BRITISH INDEPENDENT MOTOR TRADES ASSOCIATION
BioRID BIOFIDELIC REAR IMPACT DUMMY
BIP BUSINESS INFORMATION PUBLICATIONS
BIPAVER EUROPEAN RETREAD (TYRE) MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
BIR BUREAU INTERNATIONAL DE LA RECUPERATION (RECOVERY AND RECYCLING ASSOCIATION)
BISCC BRITISH IRON AND STEEL CONSUMER COUNCIL
BIT BUILT IN TEST
BITA BRITISH INDUSTRIAL TRUCK ASSOCIATION
BIVV BELGIAN ROAD SAFETY INSTITUTE (BELGISCH INSTITUUT VOOR VERKEERSVEILIGHEID)
BIW BODY IN WHITE
BJA BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE (USA)
BLE(H) BONNET LEADING EDGE (HEIGHT)
BLIC LIAISON OFFICE OF THE RUBBER INDUSTRY OF THE EEC
BM BENCHMARK(ING) [ALLOCATION UNDER EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME]
BMA BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
BMCS BUREAU OF MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY
BMEP BRAKE MEAN EFFECTIVE PRESSURE
BMF BRITISH METALS FEDERATION
BMF BRITISH MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION
BMIHT BRITISH MOTOR INDUSTRY HERITAGE TRUST
BMRA BRITISH METALS RECYCLING ASSOCIATION
BMVBW BUNDESMINISTERIUM FUR VERKEHR, BAUIND WOHNUNGWESEN
BNA BUREAU OF NATIONAL AFFAIRS (USA)
BNA FRENCH STANDARDIZATION
BNC BRITISH NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF CIMAC
BNPe BUREAU DE NORMALISATION DU PETROLE, France
BOD BIOLOGICAL OXYGEN DEMAND
BOHS BRITISH OCCUPATIONALHYGIENE BOARD
BOHS BRITISH OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE BOARD
BOO BUILD OWN OPERATE
BOSCA BRITISH OIL SPILL CONTROL ASSOCIATION
BOTB BRITISH OVERSEAS TRADE BOARD
BPEO BEST PRACTICABLE ENVIRONMENTAL OPTION
BPF BRITISH PLASTICS FEDERATION
BPM BEST PRACTICABLE MEANS
BPTR BEST PRACTICABLE THROUGHPUT RATE
BQA BRITISH QUALITY ASSOCIATION
BQF BRITISH QUALITY FOUNDATION
BQS BETTER QUALITY SERVICE
BR BRITISH RAIL
BRC BULK REFUSE CONTAINER
BRDC BRITISH RACING DRIVERS’ CLUB
BRE BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT
BREF BRITISH RENEWABLE ENERGY FEDERATION
BREF BEST AVAILABLE TECHNIQUES
BRF BRITISH ROAD FEDERATION
BRMA BRITISH RUBBER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
BRPA BRITISH RECOVERED PAPER ASSOCIATION (formerly British Waste Paper Association)
BRSCC BRITISH RACING & SPORTS CAR CLUB
BSC BALANCING & SETTLEMENT CODE (UNDER NETA)
BSFC BRAKE SPECIFIC FUEL CONSUMPTION
BSI BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION
BSIQA BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION QUALITY ASSOCIATION
BSOG BUS SERVICE OPERATORS’ GRANT
BSRIA BUILDING SERVICES RESEARCH & INFORMATION ASSOCIATION
BST BLACK STANDARD TEMPERATURE
BT TECHNICAL BOARD, CEN
BTL BIOMASS TO LIQUIDS
BTP BRITISH TRANSPORT POLICE
BVMA BRITISH VALVE AND ACTUATORS MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION
BVRLA BRITISH VEHICLE RENTAL & LEASING ASSOCIATION
BVSF BRITISH VEHICLE SALVAGE FEDERATION


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C&I COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL (WASTE)
C&U CONSTRUCTION & USE REGULATIONS
C&U CONSTRUCTION AND USE
C&U CONSTRUCTION AND USE (REGULATIONS)
CA COPETENT AUTHORITY
CA COMPROMISE AMENDMENT
CA ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD CEN
CA CIVIC AMENITY (SITE, NOW HOUSEHOLD WASTE RECYCLING CENTRE)
CA COUNTRYSIDE AGENCY
CAA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY
CAA CLEAN AIR ACT (1990)
CAAM CHINA ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS
CAC CONSUMER AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
CAC CHANNEL AMPLITUDE CLASS
CAD COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
CAE COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING
CAESAR CIVILIAN AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN SURFACE ANTHROPOMETRY RESOURCE
CAFÉ CLEAN AIR FOR EUROPE
CAFÉ CORPORATE AVERAGE FUEL ECONOMY
CAGR COMPOUND ANNUAL GROWTH RATE
CAM COMPUTER AIDED MACHINING
CAM COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURE
CAN CONTROLLER AREA NETWORK
CAPT CHILD ACCIDENT PREVENTION TRUST
CARB CALIFORNIAN AIR RESOURCES BOARD
CARE CONSORTIUM FOR AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLING
CARLOS TC CARLOading Standard – TRAILER COUPLING
CARS 21 COMPETITIVE AUTOMOTIVE REGULATORY SYSTEM FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
CAS CENTRE FOR AUTO SAFETY (USA)
CASE COMPUTER AIDED SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
CAT 5 THATCHAM CATEGORY 5 (ATSVR)
CATP COMMITTEE FOR ADAPTION TO TECHNICAL PROGRESS
CATs CORRECTIVE ACTION TEAMS
CBA COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS
CBI CONFEDERATION OF BRITISH INDUSTRY
CBI CONFEDERATION OF BRITISH INDUSTRY
CBI CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS INFORMATION
CBM CONDITION BASES MAINTENANCE
CC CONGESTION CHARGE
CCA CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENT
CCA now RIA (COMPLIANCE COST ASSESSMENT)
CCC CAMPING & CARAVAN CLUB
CCFA COMITE DES CONSTRUCTEURS FRANCAIS D’AUTOMOBILES (FRANCE)
CCL CLIMATE CHANGE LEVY
CCL COMPACTED CLAY LINER
CCP COMMERCIAL CUSTOMER PROGRAMME
CCR CALIFORNIAN CODE OF REGULATIONS
CCT COMPULSORY COMPETITIVE TENDERING [NOW BEST VALUE]
CCTV CLOSE CIRCUIT TELEVISION
CD CONSOLIDATED DOCUMENT
CDG CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS
CDG/CPL CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY ROAD & RAIL (CLASSIFICATION, PACKAGING & LABELLING) REGS 1994 AND 1996
CDGRail CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY RAIL
CDGRoad CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY ROAD
CDL COMMERICAL DRIVERS LICENCE
CDM CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM (WITHING KYOTO PROTOCOL ART 12)
CEA CONFEDERATION ESPANOLA DE AUTOMOCION
CEA COMBUSTION ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION
CEC EUROPEAN CO-ORDINATING COUNCIL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PERFORMANCE TESTS FOR LUBRICANTS AND ENGINE FUELS
CEC COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
CECRA COMITE EUROPEEN DU COMMERCE ET DE LA REPARATION AUTOMOBILE (EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR MOTOR TRADES & REPAIRS)
CED COMMON EUROPEAN DEMONSTRATORS
CEFIC EUROPEAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY COUNCIL
CEI (IEC) INTERNATIONAL ELECTRO TECHNICAL COMMISSION
CEMA EUROPEAN COMMITTEE OF ASSOCIATIONS OF MANUFACTURERS OF AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY
CEN COMITE EUROPEEN DE NORMALISATION (EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDISATION)
CENELEC EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR ELECTRICAL STANDARDISATION
CENELEC EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR ELECTROTECHNICAL STANDARDIZATION
CEO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICE(R)
CEPE EUROPEAN COUNCIL OF THE PAINT, PRINTING INK AND ARTISTS’ COLOURS INDUSTRY
CEPI CONFEDERATION OF EUROPEAN PAPER INDUSTRIES
CEPT COMITE EUROPEENNE DE POSTES ET TELECOMMUNICATION (FR.) – EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR POST AND TELECOMMUNICATION
CEST CENTRE FOR EXPLOITATION OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
CETE CENTRE D’ETUDES TECHNIQUES DE L’EQUIPMENT DU SUD-OUEST (France)
CFA CONSUMER FEDERATION OF AMERICA
CFBAC CENTRAL FIRE BRIGADES ADVISORY COUNCIL
CFC CHANNEL FREQUENCY CLASS
CFD COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS
CFEIS CERTIFICATION AND FUEL ECONOMY INFORMATION SYSTEM
CFERs CONSOLIDATED FUNDS EXTRA RECEIPTS
CFF CLEAN FUEL FLEET
CfiT COMMISSION FOR INTEGRATED TRANSPORT
CFPP COLD FILTER PLUGGING POINT (DIESEL)
CFR CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS
CFR COOPERATIVE FUEL RESEARCH
CFV CLEAN FUEL VEHICLE
CFV CRITICAL FLOW VENTURI
CFV CLEANER FUELS AND VEHICLES DIVISION
CG CENTRE OF GRAVITY
CGI COMPACT GRAPHITE IRON
CHEM CONTAINER HANDLING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS (ASSOCIATION)
CHIEF CUSTOMS HANDLING OF IMPORT AND EXPORT FREIGHT
CHMSL CENTRAL HIGH MOUNTED STOP LIGHT
CHP CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL
CHP COMBINED HEAT & POWER
CHPA COMBINED HEAT & POWER ASSOCIATION
CI CONSUMERS INTERNATIONAL
CI COMPRESSION IGNITION
CIA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION
CIDADEC INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF EXPERTS AND CONSULTANTS
CIDI COMPRESSION IGNITION DIRECT INJECTION
CIE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF ILLUMINATION
CIEF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENTAL FORUM
CILG COMPONENT INDUSTRY LIAISON GROUP
CIM COMPUTER INTEGRATED MACHINING
CIM COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING
CIMAC CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DES MACHINES A COMBUSTION (INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON COMBUSTION ENGINES)
CIMAH CONTROL OF INDUSTRIAL MAJOR ACCIDENT HAZARDS REGS1984 (AS AMENDED)
CIPFA CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
CIRIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH & INFORMATION ASSOCIATION
CIS COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES (FORMER USSR)
CISPR COMITE INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL DES PERTURBATIONS RADIOELECTRIQUE
CITA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION COMMITTEE
CITB CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRAINING BOARD
CITs CONTINOUS IMPROVEMENT TEAMS
CIWEM CHARTERED INSTITUTION OF WATER & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
CIWM CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF WASTES MANAGEMENT
CLAW CONTROL OF LEAD AT WORK REGS 1990 & ACoP
CLCA COMITE DE LIAISON DE LA CONSTUCTION AUTOMOBILE
CLCCR COMITE DE LIAISON DE LA CONSTUCTION DE CARROSSERIES ET DE REMORQUE (LIAISON COMMITTEE OF BODY AND TRAILER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION IN THE EEC)
CLCVTC CAR AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE
CLD CHEMILUMINSCENT DETECTOR
CLEAR CAMPAIGN FOR LEAD-FREE AIR
CLEDIPA LIAISON COMMITTEE OF EEC AUTOMOBILE PARTS WHOLESALERS
CLEPA LIAISON COMMITTEE FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF AUTOMOBILE EQUIPMENT & SPARE PARTS
CLER CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING OF EXPLOSIVE REGULATIONS 1983
CLEUD CERTIFICATE OF LAWFULNESS OF EXISTING USE OR DEVELOPMENT
CLH COMPANIA LOGISTICA DE HYDROCARBUROS
CLRTAP CONVENTION ON LONG RANGE TRANSBOUNDARY AIR POLLUTION
CMBS COLLISION MITIGATION BRAKING SYSTEMS
CMC CAR MULTIMEDIA COMMITTEE
CMEA COUNCIL FOR MUTUAL ECONOMIC AID
CMF CAPITAL MODERNISATION FUND
CMPS CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT AND POLICY STUDIES
CMR CARCINOGENIC MUTAGENIC REPROTOXIC
CMV COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE
CMVSA COMMERICAL VEHICLE SAFETY ACT OF 1986 (USA)
CMVSS CANADIAN MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS
CN CONSOLIDATED AMENDMENT
CNC COMPUTERISED NUMERICAL CONTROL
CNG COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS
CoC CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY
COD CHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND
COD CERTIFICATE OF DESTRUCTION (FOR VEHICLES)
CODES CRASH OUTCOME DATA EVALUATION SYSTEMS (USA)
COER CONTROL OF EXPLOSIVES REGULATIONS
COGENT CO-DEVELOPMENT RE GENERATION TOOLS
COIF CERTIFICATE OF INITIAL FITNESS
COMAH CONTROL OF MAJOR ACCIDENT HAZARDS
COMEAP COMMITTEE OF THE MEDICAL EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTANTS
COMMET COUNCIL OF MECHANICAL & METAL TRADE ASSOCIATION
CONCAWE CONSERVATION OF CLEAN AIR AND WATER IN EUROPE (OIL COMPANIES)
COP CONFORMITY OF PRODUCTION
CoPA 1974 CONTROL of POLLUTION ACT
COR COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS
CORA CHEMICAL & OIL RECOVERY ASSOCIATION
COSHH CONTROL OF SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH REGULATIONS 1994 (UK)
COSVAM COALITION OF SMALL VOLUME AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS (USA)
COTR CONTRACTING OFFICERS TECHNICAL REPRESENTATIVE
CP CLOUD POINT
CPA ADAPTATION COMMITTEE (EEC COMITE POUR L’ADAPTATION)
CPA CRIME PREVENTION AGENCY
CPA CENTRO PROVE AUTOVEICOLI (Italy)
CPC CO-ORDINATED POLLUTION CONTROL
CPC CERTIFICATE OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE
CPIV COMITE PERMANENT DES INDUSTRIES DU VERRE DE L’UNION EUROPEENNE
CPOS FORMERLY COUNTY PLANNING OFFICERS SOCIETY (NOW PLANNING OFFICERS SOCIETY)
CPSC CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (USA)
CPT CONFEDERATION OF PASSENGER TRANSPORT UK (FORMERLY BUS AND COACH COUNCIL)
CRA CENTRAL REGISTRATION ADMINISTRATOR
CRABI CHILD RESTRAINT & AIRBAG INTERACTION (TASK FORCE)
CRASH CITIZENS FOR RELIABLE AND SAFE HIGHWAYS (USA)
CRDF COARSE REFUSE DERIVED FUEL (AS OPPOSED TO DENSIFIED RDF)
CREED COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH IN THE ECONOMICS OF ENVIRONMENT & DEVELOPMENT
CRF CHILD RESTRAINT FIXTURE
CRI CAPITAL RECEIPTS INITIATIVE
CRN CRIME REFERENCE NUMBER
CROSS COMPREHENSIVE ROAD SURROUNDING SIMULATION
CRP CO-OPERATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAM
CRS CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
CRT CONTINUOUSLY REGENERATING TRAP
CRT CATHODE RAY TUBE
CS CENTRAL SECRETARIAT (ISO)
CSA CANADIAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION
CSA CHEMICAL SAFETY ASSESSMENT
CSDD ROAD TRAFFIC SAFETY DIRECTORATE (LATVIA)
CSERGE CENTRE FOR SOCIAL & ECONOMIC RESEARCH ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
CSFTE CIVIL SERVICE FULL TIME EQUIVALENT
CSNI CZECH STANDARDS INSTITUTE
CSO CAR SEAT ONLY (CHILD RESTRAINTS)
CSR CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
CSR CHEMICAL SAFETY REPORT (UNDER REACH)
CSRS CHILD SAFETY RESTRAINTS SYSTEM
CSSA CHAMBRE SYNDICALE SUISSE DE L’AUTOMOBILE ET BRANCHES ANNEXES (SWITZERLAND)
CT CURRENT TRANSFORMER (SIMILAR TO VT)
CTA COMMERCIAL TRAILERS ASSOCIATION
CTA COMMUNITY TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION
CTP COMPOSITE TEST PROCEDURE
CTRL CHANNEL TUNNEL RAIL LINK
CUNA ITALIAN STANDARDS ORGANISATION
CURB COMMUNITIES USING RESOURCES BETTER
CURS COMPUTERISED VEHICLE AND ROUTING SCHEDULING SYSTEMS
CUSA CONNECTION AND USE OF SYSTEM AGREEMENT (SEE ALSO MCUSA)
CV CALORIFIC VALUE
CV COMMERCIAL VEHICLE
CVBB COMMERCIAL VEHICLES BODYBUILDERS SECTION
CVMS COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS SECTION
CVRA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE RACKING ASSOCIATION
CVSA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SAFETY ALLIANCE (USA)
CVT CONTINUOUS VARIABLE TRANSMISSION
CW CURB WEIGHT
CWA CEN WORKSHOP AGREEMENT
CWWG CRASHWORTHINESS WORKING GROUP


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DAB DIGITAL AUDIO BROADCAST
DAC DEPARTMENT APPROVAL CERTIFICATE (Northern Ireland)
DAC DENSE ASPHALTIC CONCRETE
DAM DESIGNATION OF APPROVAL MARKS (REGULATIONS)
DAS DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEM
DASCAR DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEM FOR CRASH AVOIDANCE RESEARCH
DBERR DEPARMENT FOR BUSINESS ENTERPRISE & REGULATORY REFORM
DBFO DESIGN, BUILD, FINANCE AND OPERATE
DBI DE DANSKE BILIMPORTORER (DENMARK)
DC DESIGNATED COUNCIL – LOCAL AUTHORITY AUTHORISED TGO CARRY OUT MOT TESTS
DCAS DISTANCE CONTROL ASSIST SYSTEM
DCC DOUBLE COUNTING CORRECTION (EUETS/CCA)
DCMS DEPARTMENT FOR CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT
DCT DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION
DDMC DISABLED DRIVERS MOTOR CLUB
DE MINIMIS THE FULL EXPRESSION IS DE MINIMIS NON CURAT LEX. THIS IS A LATIN PHRASE WHICH MEANS “THE LAW DOES NOT CARE ABOUT VERY SMALL MATTERS”. IT CAN BE USED TO DESCRIBE A COMPONENT PART OF A WIDER TRANSACTION, WHERE IT IS IN ITSELF INSIGNIFICANT OR IMMATERIAL TO THE TRANSACTION AS A WHOLE, AND WILL HAVE NO LEGAL RELEVANCE OR BEARING ON THE END RESULT
DEFRA DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOODS AND RURAL AFFAIRS
DEG DESIGN ENGINEERING GROUP
DEOG DIESEL EMISSION ORGANIC GASES
DERA DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT AND RURAL AFFAIRS
DERA DEFENCE EVALUATION RESEARCH AGENCY
DETA DATABASE for EXCHANGE of TYPE APPROVALS
DETR DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT AND THE REGIONS
DfES DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION AND SKILLS
DFG DISABLED FACILITIES GRANT
DFID DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
DfT DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT
DGSA DANGEROUS GOODS SAFETY ADVISER
DGW DESIGN GROSS WEIGHT – GROSS WEIGHT AT OR BELOW WHICH THE SECRETARY OF STATE OR AN AUTHORISED PERSON CONSIDERS THE VEHICLE CAN SAFELY BE DRIVEN ON THE ROADS
DH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
DI DIRECT INJECTION
DIN DEUTCHES INSTITUT FUR NORMALISIERUNG
DIQAP DEFENSE INDUSTRIES QUALITY ASSURANCE PANEL
DIS DEPARTMENTAL INVESTMENT STRATEGY
DIS DRAFT INTERNATIONAL STANDARD (IN ISO)
DLO DIRECT LABOUR ORGANISATION
DLR DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY
DME DI-METHYL ETHER
DMFC DIRECT METHANOL FUEL CELL
DNC DECLARED NET CAPACITY FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY
DNEL DERIVED NO EFFECT CONCENTRATION
DOC DIESEL OXIDATION CATALYST
DoC DUTY OF CARE
DoD DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE (USA)
DoE DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT
DoE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (USA)
DoE (NI) DPEARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT NORTHERN IRELAND
DOHC DUAL OVERHEAD CAMSHAFT
DoT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
DoTaRS DEPARTMENT of TRANSPORT and REGIONAL SERVICES (AUS)
DP DESIGNATED PREMISES – PRIVATELY OWNED TEST BAYS AT WHICH VOSA VEHICLE EXAMINERS AND VEHICLE INSPECTORS UNDERTAKE ANNUAL HGV AND PSV TESTS
DPF DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER
DPM DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER
DPM DIESEL PARTICULATE MATTER
DPNR DIESEL PARTICULATE – NOX REDUCTION SYSTEM
DPTAC DISABLED PERSONS TRANSPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
DPV DISABLED PERSON’S VEHICLE
DRDF DENSIFIED REFUSE DERIVED FUEL (AS OPPOSED TO COARSE RDF)
DRE DRIVERS RIGHT EAR
DRIVE DEDICATED ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE FOR VEHICLE SAFETY IN EUROPE
DRL DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS
DS DANSK STANDARDS
DS DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES
DSA DRIVING STANDARDS AGENCY – GOVERNMENT AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL DRIVING LICENCE TESTS
DSC DESIGNATED SEATING CAPACITY
DSC DYNAMIC STABILITY CONTROL
DSD DUALES SYSTEM DEUTSCHLAND
DSD DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES (DIRECTIVE 67/548 ON CPL OF DS)
DSO DIRECT SERVICE ORGANISATION
DSP DESIGNATED SEATING POSITION
DSP DYNAMIC STABILITY PROGRAM
DSRC DEDICATED SHORT RANGE COMMUNICATION
DSTC DYNAMIC STABILITY AND TRACTION CONTROL
DTI DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
DTL DETROIT TESTING LABORATORY
DTLR DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REGIONS (FORMERLY DETR)
DU DOWNSTREAM USER
DUP & R DRIVER AND VEHICLE POLICY AND REGULATION OR DESIGN, VALIDATION AND PRODUCTION READINESS
DUT DEVICE UNDER TEST
DVA DRIVER AND VEHICLE LICENSING AGENCY – NORTHERN IRELAND
DVD DIGITAL VERSATILE DISC
DVLA DRIVER AND VEHICLE LICENSING AGENCY – GOVERNMENT AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR VEHICLE EXCISE AND ISSUE OF DRIVING LICENSES
DVLC DRIVER AND VEHICLE LICENSING CENTRE
DVLNI DRIVER AND VEHICLE LICENSING NORTHERN IRELAND
DVLTA (NI) DRIVER AND VEHICLE TESTING AGENCY (N.IRELAND)
DVO DRIVER AND VEHICLE OPERATOR AGENCIES OF DfT: VOSA; DSA; DVLA; AND VEHICLE CERTIFICATION AGENCY
DVPR DRIVER AND VEHICLE POLICY AND REGULATION
DVT DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
DVTA DRIVER AND VEHICLE TESTING AGENCY
DWI DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED
DWP DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS
DZNM STATE OFFICE for STANDARDIZATION & METROLOGY (Croatia)


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EA ENERGY ABSORBING
EA ENVIRONMENT AGENCY
EA ENFORCING AUTHORITY
EA ENGINEERING ANALYSIS (NHTSA)
EAA EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM ASSOCIATION
EAC EDUCATIONAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
EAC ENVIROMENTAL AUDIT COMMITTEE
EAC EMERGENCY ACTION CODE
EAGLE ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS GROUP OF LABORATORY EXCELLENCE
EAMA EGYPTIAN AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
EARS EUROPEAN AUTOMOTIVE REDAR SYSTEMS
EASA EUROPEAN AVIATION SAFETY AGENCY
EAU EU ALLOWANCE UNIT (UNDER EUETS)
EBIO EUROPEAN BIETHANOL FUEL ASSOCIATION
EBS ELECTRONIC CONTROL OF BRAKING SYSTEMS
EC EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
EC EUROPEAN COMMISSION
EC ELEMENTAL CARBON
ECA ENCHANCED CAPITAL ALLOWANCE
ECAC EUROPEAN CIVIL AVIATION CONFERENCE
ECATRA EUROPEAN CAR & TRUCK RENTAL ASSOCIATION
ECB EUROPEAN CHEMICALS BUREAU
ECC ELECTRONIC CLIMATE CONTROL
ECCP EUROPEAN CLIMATE CHANGE PROGRAMME
ECE ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE
ECF EUROPEAN CARAVAN FEDERATION
ECG ASSOCIATION OF EUROPEAN VEHICLE LOGISTICS
ECG EUROPEAN CAR-TRANSPORT INTEREST GROUP
ECJ EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE
ECJ EUROPEAN COMPETITION JOURNAL
ECM ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE
ECMC EUROPEAN CONTAINER MANUFACTURERS COMMITTEE
ECMT EUROPEAN CONFERENCE of MINISTERS of TRANSPORT
ECOS ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL OF STATES
ECOSOC ECONOMIC & SOCIAL COMMITTEE (OF EURO COMMISSION)
ECS EDDY-CURRENT SEPARATOR
ECSVA EUROPEAN COMMITTEE FOR SINGLE VEHICLE APPROVAL
ECTEL ASSOCIATION OF THE EUROPEAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY
ECU ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT
ECV ELECTRIC COMMERCIAL VEHICLE
ECWVTA EUROPEAN COMMUNITY WHOLE VEHICLE TYPE APPROVAL
ED ENUMERATION DISTRICT (SMALLEST GEOGRAPHICAL ZONES FOR CENSUS DATA)
EDI ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE
EDIA ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE ASSOCIATION
EDIE ENVIRONMENTAL DATA INTERATIVE EXCHANGE (WEB NEWS SERVICE)
EDIFACT ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE FOR ADMINISTRATION, COMMERCE & TRANSPORT
EDIFICE ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE FOR INTERESTED COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES
EDL ELECTRONIC DIFFERENTIAL LOCK
EDM ELECTRO-DISCHARGE MACHINING
EDMS ELECTRONIC DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
EDR EVENT DATA RECORDER
EDRM ELECTRONIC DATA RECORDS MANAGEMENT
EDT ELECTRONIC DATA TRANSFER
EEA EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA
EEA EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY
EEB EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL BUREAU
EEC EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY
EEE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
EEFMA EUROPEAN EMULSION FUELS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
EEMC ENERGY EFFICIENCY MOTOR SPORT
EEO EUROPEAN ECO-LABEL ORGANISATION
EEV ENHANCED ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY VEHICLES
EEVC EUROPEAN ENHANCED VEHICLE-SAFETY COMMITTEE
EEVC EUROPEAN EXPERIMENTAL VEHICLES COMMITTEE
EEWC EUROPEAN ENERGY FROM WASTE COALITION
EFAEP EUROPEAN FEDERATION of ASSOCIATIONS of ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS
EFL EXTERNAL FINANCING LIMIT
EFLC EXTENDED FOLDING LARGE CONTAINERS
EFR EUROPEAN FERROUS RECOVERY
EFR EXTERNAL FINANCING REQUIREMENT
EFTA EUROPEAN FREE TRADE ASSOCIATION
EFW ENERGY FOR WASTE
EGARA EUROPEAN GROUP OF AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLING ASSOCIATIONS
EGEA EUROPEAN GARAGE EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATION
EGNOS EUROPEAN GEO-SATIONERY NAVIGATION OVERLAY SYSTEM
EGR EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION
EHA EUROPEAN HYDROGEN ASSOCIATION
EHPS ELECTRO-HYDRAUIC POWER STEERING
EIA ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
EIC ENVIRONMENT INDUSTRIES COMMISSION
EIONET EUROPEAN INFORMATION & OBSERVATION NETWORK
EISA EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT STEELWORKS ASSOCIATION
EIU ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT
ELC EXHIBITION LIAISON COMMITTEE
ELD ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY DIRECTIVE (2004/35/CE)
ELF END OF LIFE FRIDGE/FREEZER
ELOT HELLENIC ORGANISATION FOR STANDARDISATION (GREECE)
ELR EMERGENCY LOCKING RETRACTORS
ELR EUROPEAN LOAD RESPONSE TEST (DIESEL EMISSIONS)
ELV END of LIFE VEHICLE
ELVs EMISSION LIMIT VALUES
EMA ENGINE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
EMAS ECO MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT SCHEME
EMAS EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL ADVISORY SERVICE (of HSE)
EMC ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
EMEA EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
EMERGE ELECTRONIC MANUFACTURERS EQUIPMENT RECYCLING GROUP
EMI ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE
EMS ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/STANDARD
EMSA EUROPEAN MARITIME SAFETY AGENCY
EMTA THE NATIONAL TRAINING ORGANISATION FOR ENGINEERING MANUFACTURE
EMV ELECTRONIC MULTI-VISION
EN EUROPEAN STANDARD
ENCAMS ENVIRONMENTAL CAMPAIGNS (UMBRELLA: GOING FOR GREEN & TIDY BRITAIN GROUP)
ENE ENERGY EFFICIENCY (BEST PRACTICE REFERENCE NOTE UNDER IPPC)
ENGVA EUROPEAN NATURAL GAS VEHICLE ASSOCIATION
EnTra ENGINEERING TRAINING AUTHORITY
ENTRUST ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST REGULATORY BODY LTD
ENTWG EURO ENCAP TECHNICAL WORKING
ENV EUROPEAN ‘PRE-STANDARD’
ENX EUROPEAN NETWORK EXCHANGE
EOML END OUTLINE MARKER LAMP
EOQC EUROPEAN ORGANIZATION FOR QUALITY CONTROL
EOS END OF SERIES
EOS ENVIROMENTAL OPERATING SYSTEM
EP EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
EPA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
EPA 90 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT 1990
EPACT ENERGY POLICY ACT (USA)
EPAQS EXPERT PANEL ON AIR QUALITY STANDARDS
EPD ENVIROMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATION
EPER EU POLLUTANT EMISSION REGISTER (UNDER IPPC DIRECTIVE ART 15(3))
EPG ENHANCED PROTECTIVE GLASS
EPMA EUROPEAN POWDER METALLURGY ASSOCIATION
EPP ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING PROGRAMME
EPR EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY
EPRTR EUROPEAN POLLUTANT RELEASE & TRANSFER REGISTER (EC REGLTN 166/2006)
EPS ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING
EPS EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE
EPSRC ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL
EQS ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY STANDARD (IPPC DIR)
ERC EUROPEAN RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE
ERGA EXTERIOR NOISE WORKING GROUP
ERGA EUROPEAN REGULATIONS GLOBAL APPROACH
ERM-RM EMC AND RADIO SPECTRUM MATTER – RADIO MATTERS (ETSI)
ERP ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING
ERTICO INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS – EUROPE
ERTICO EUROPEAN ROAD TRANSPORT TELEMATICS IMPLEMENTATION CO-ORDINATION ORGANISATION
ERTMS EUROPEAN RAIL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
ERTRAC EUROPEAN ROAD TRANSPORT RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE
ERU EMISSION REDUCTION UNIT (UNDER KYOTO ARTICLE 1 JL PROJECTS)
ESA ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREA (MAFF DESIGNATION)
ESA ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION
ESAS ELECTRIC STEER ASSISTED STEERING
ESC EUROPEAN STEADY STATE CYCLE (DIESEL EMISSIONS)
ESC ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ESC ECONOMIC & SOCIAL COMMITTEE (OF EURO COMMISSION ALSO ECOSOC)
ESP ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM
ESP ELECTRONIC STABILISATION PROGRAMME
ESPRIT EUROPEAN STRATEGIC PROGRAMME FOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT IN INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY
ESRC ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
ESTA EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF HEAVY HAULAGE TRANSPORT AND MOBILE CRANES
ESVA EUROPEAN SECURITY VEHICLE ASSOCIATION
ESVA ENHANCED SINGLE VEHICLE APPROVAL
ET EMERGENCY TESTING
ETA ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION
ETAES EUROPEAN TYPE APPROVAL EXCHANGE SYSTEM
ETBE ETHYL TERTIARY BUTYL ETHER
ETBPP ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY BEST PRACTICE PROGRAMME (DTI FUNDED)
ETC ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL
ETC EUROPEAN TRANSIENT CYCLE (GAS ENGINE EMISSIONS)
ETI EQUIPMENT AND TOOL INSTITUTE
ETIS ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION SCHEME (DTI FUNDED)
ETP EFFLUENT TREATMENT PLANT
ETRC ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED BRAKING
ETRMA EUROPEAN TYRE & RUBBER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
ETRTO EUROPEAN TYRE AND RIM TECHNICAL ORGANISATION
ETS EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME
ETSC EUROPEAN TRANSPORT SAFETY COUNCIL
ETSI EUROPEAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS INSTITUTE
ETSU ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT UNIT (OF DTI)
EU EUROPEAN UNION
EU15 THE CURRENT 15 MEMBERS OF THE EU
EU25 THE 25 MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE EU (FROM MAY 2004)
EUCAR EUROPEAN COUNCIL FOR AUTOMOTIVE R&D
EUCARIS EUROPEAN VEHICLE & DRIVING LICENCE INFO SYSTEM
EUETS EU EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME
EUMS EU MEMBERS STATE
EUPC EUROPEAN PLASTIC CONVERTERS
EUROBAT ASSOCIATION DES FABRICANTES EUROPEENS D’ACCUMULATEURS
EUROFER ASSOCIATION EUROPEENE DE LA SIDERURGIE
EUROMETAUX METAUX NON FERREUX
EUROMETREC EUROPEAN METAL TRADE AND RECYCLING FEDERATION
EUROMOT ASSOCIATION DE EUROPEAN MANUFACTURERS OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES
EURONCAP EUROPEAN NEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME
EUROPEN EUROPEAN ORGANISATION FOR PACKAGING & THE ENVIRONMENT
EUROPIA EUROPEAN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
EURORAP EUROPEAN ROAD ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME
EuroSID EUROPEAN SIDE IMPACT DUMMY
EUROSTAT EC STATISTICAL BODY
EV ELECTRIC VEHICLE
EV ENTERPRISE VALUE
EVA ELECTRIC VEHICLE ASSOCIATION
EVAP EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS
EVI ELECTRONIC VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION
EVL ELECTRONIC VEHICLE LICENSING
EVR ELECTRONIC VEHICLE REGISTRATION
EVSA ELECTRIC VEHICLE SECURITY ASSOCIATION
EVSA ELECTRONIC VEHICLE SECURITY ASSOCIATION
EVSC ELECTRONIC VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL
EWA ENERGY FROM WASTE ASSOCIATION
EWB ELECTRONIC WEDGE BRAKE
EWC EUROPEAN WASTE CATALOGUE (94/3/EEC)
EWFA EUROPEAN WINDOW FILM ASSOCIATION


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FACS FULLY AUTOMATIC COUPLING SYSTEM
FACT FATAL ACCIDENT COMPLAINT TEAM (USA)
FAEE FATTY ACID ETHYL ESTER
FAINES FOREIGN-MADE AUTOMOBILE COMPONENTS INFORMATION NETWORK SYSTEM (JAPAN)
FAKRA FACHNORMENAUSSCHUSS KRAFTFAHRZEUGINDUSTRIE (GERMAN MOTOR VEHICLE AUTHORITY FOR STANDARDS)
FAME FATTY ACID METHYL ESTER
FAP FLEET APPLICATION PROTOCOL
FAPM FEDERATION OF AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS (AUSTRALIA)
FAPP FIT AND PROPER PERSON
FARS FATAL ACCIDENT REPORTING SYSTEM (U.S. NHTSA)
FARS FATALITY ANALYSIS REPORTING SYSTEM
FAU FEDERATION AUTOMOBILE D’UKRAINE (UKRAINE)
FBHVC FEDERATION OF BRITISH HISTORIC VEHICLE CLUBS
FBU FIRE BRIGADES UNION
FCAI FEDERAL CHAMBER OF AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRIES (AUSTRALIA)
FCEV FUEL CELL ELECTRIC VEHICLE
FCI FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY INDEX
FCO FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH OFFICE
FCQAO GERMAN FEDERAL COMPOST QUALITY ASSURANCE ORGANISATION
FCWS FORWARD COLLISION WARNING SYSTEM
FE FIXED EQUIPMENT
FEA FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
FEAD FEDERATION EUROPEENNE DES ACTIVITES DU DECHET ET DE L’ENVIRONMENT
FEBIAC FEDERATION DES ASSOCIATIONS DE L’INDUSTRIE ET DU COMMERCE DE L’AUTOMOBILE (BELGIUM)
FEF FORECOURT EQUIPMENT FEDERATION
FEFPEB EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF WOODEN PALLET & PACKAGING MANUFACTURERS
FEL FRONT END LOADER
FEM FINITE ELEMENT MODEL
FEM FRONT END MODULE
FEMA FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN MOTORCYCLISTS ASSOCIATION
FEMFM FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN MANUFACTURERS OF FRICTION MATERIALS
FER FEDERATION OF ENGINE REMANUFACTURERS
FFA FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM AACHEN (FORD MOTOR CO. RESEARCH CENTRE IN AACHEN, GERMANY)
FFMS FREIGHT AND FLEET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
FFO FACHVERBAND DER FAHRZEUGINDUSTRIE OSTERREICHS (AUSTRIA)
FFPG FARM FILM PRODUCERS GROUP
FFS FREE FLOOR SPACE
FFSG FUTURE FUELS STRATEGY GROUP
FFV FLAT FRONT VEHICLE
FFV FLEXIBLE FUEL VEHICLE
FFVMA FIRE FIGHTING VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
FGG FLUORINATED GREENHOUSE GAS
FHLA FINANCE HOUSES & LEASING ASSOCIATION
FHWA FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION
FIA INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (FEDERATION INTERNATIONAL DE L’AUTOMOBILE)
FICC FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE CAMPING ET DE CARAVANNING
FID FLAME IONISATION DETECTOR
FIEV FEDERATION DES INDUSTRIES DES EQUIPMENT POUR VEHICULES
FIGIEFA INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION of AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET DISTRIBUTORS
FIRM INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION of ENGINE REBUILDERS & REMANUFACTURERS
FISITA FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DES SOCIETES D’INGENIURS DE L’AUTOMOBILE
FLA FINANCE & LEASING ASSOCIATION
FLT FORKLIFT TRUCK
FMA FEDERATION DU MATERIAL POUR L’AUTOMOBILE
FMCEC FEDERATION OF MANUFACTURERS OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND CRANES
FMCSR FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS
FMEA FAILURE MODE AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS
FMH FREE MOTION HEADFORM
FMVSS FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS
FOBFO FEDERATION OF BRITISH FIRE OFFICERS
FoE FRIENDS OF THE EARTH
FoEE FRIENDS OF THE EARTH EUROPE
FOI FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
FOPS FALLING OBJECT PROTECTION STRUCTURES
FORS FEDERAL OFFICE of ROAD SAFETY (AUSTRALIA)
FPC FEMUR PERFORMANCE CRITERION
FPP FUEL PREPARATION PLANT
FQA FASTENER QUALITY ACT (USA)
FQP FREIGHT QUALITY PARTNERSHIP
FR FEDERAL REGISTER
FRP FRIDGE RECYCLING PLANTS
FS FULL SCALE
FSG FACTORING SERVICES GROUP
FST FULL SCALE TEST
FTA FREIGHT TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION
FTA FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION (USA DoT)
FTP FEDERAL TEST PROCEDURE
FTP FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL
FTSS FIRST TECHNOLOGY SAFETY SYTEMS
FUPD FRONT UNDERRUN PROTECTION DEVICE
FVRS FRANCHISED VEHICLE RETAILERS SECTION


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GAIKINDO ASSOCIATION OF INDONESIAN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES
GAP GLOBAL ACTION PLAN
GATB GRAPHICAL ARTICULATED TOTAL BODY
GATT GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TRADE AND TARIFFS
GCC GLOBAL CHASSIS CONTROL
GCL GEOSYNTHETIC CLAY LINER
GCWR GROSS COMBINATION VEHICLE RATING
GDE BARRIERS TO TRADE GROUP (EEC GROUPEES DES ENTRAVES)
GDF GEOGRAPHIC DATA FILE
GDP GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT
GDV INSTITUTE FOR VEHICLE SAFETY, GERMANY
GEA GARAGE EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATION
GEPE GROUP OF EXPERTS ON POLLUTION AND ENERGY
GEPVP GROUPMENT EUROPEAN DES PRODUCTEURS DE VERRE PLAT
GES GENERAL ESTIMATES SYSTEM
GESA GROUP OF EXPERTS ON SAFETY PROVISIONS ON MOTOR COACHES AND BUSES
GESP OICA GROUP OF EXPERTS ON PASSIVE SAFETY
GF GRANDFATHERING (ALLOCATION UNDER EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME)
GHG GREENHOUSE GAS
GHS GLOBALLY HARMONISED SYSTEM
GIDAS GERMAN IN-DEPTH ACCIDENT STUDIES (database)
GIEG GROUP DES INDUSTRIES D’EQUIPMENT DE GARAGE
GIS GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM
GLA GREATER LONDON AUTHORITY
GMH GREAT MINSTER HOUSE (DfT HQ-Westminster)
GMT GREENWICH MEAN TIME
GNSS GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM
GoEM GUILD of EXPERIENCED MOTORISTS
GOL GOVERNMENT OFFICE FOR LONDON
GOs GOVERNMENT OFFICES
GPC GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE
GPC GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT CARD
GPRMC GROUPMENT EUROPEEN DES PLASTIQUES RENFORCES/MATERIAUX COMPOSITES
GPRS GENERAL PACKET RADIO SERVICE
GPS GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM
GQA GENERAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT
GRB GROUPE DE RAPPORTEURS BRUIE (WP.29 NOISE)
GRD GEOGRAPHIC ROAD DATABASE
GRE GROUPE DE RAPPORTEURS (WP.29 LIGHTING & SIGNALLING)
GREEN CERTIFICATE/TICKET THE RE BUY-OUT OPTION FOR ELECTRICITY SUPPLIERS UNDER THE UTILITIES BILL
GRPE GROUPE DE RAPPORTEURS (WP.29 POLLUTION & ENERGY)
GRRF GROUPE DE RAPPORTEURS (WP.29 BRAKES & RUNNING GEAR)
GRSA GROUPE DE RAPPORTEURS (SAFETY PROVISIONS ON MOTOR COACHES & BUSES)
GRSG GROUPE DE RAPPORTEURS SECURITE GENERALE (WP.29 GENERAL SAFETY PROVISION)
GRSP GROUPE DE RAPPORTEURS SECURITE PASSIVE (WP.29 PASSIVE SAFETY)
GSA GEOMETRIC SURFACE AREA
GSI GOVERNMENT SECURE INTRANET
GSI GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR
GSM GLOBAL SYSTEM FOR MOBILE
GTA GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION
GTB WORKING PARTY BRUSSLES 1952 (JOINT ISO, CIE, CEI) LIGHTING EQUIPMENT
GTDI GUIDELINES ON TRADE DATA INTERCHANGE (UK)
GTL GAS-TO-LIQUIDS
GTMA GAUGE AND TOOLMAKERS ASSOCIATION
GTR GLOBAL TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
GV(P&T) GOODS VEHICLE (PLATING & TESTING)
GVL GROSS VEHICLE LOAD
GVM GROSS VEHICLE MASS
GVTS GOODS VEHICLE TESTING STATION
GVW GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT
GVWR GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING
GWP GLOBAL WARNING POTENTIAL


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HA HIGHWAYS AGENCY
HAV HAND ARM VIBRATION
HC HYDROCARBONS
HCCI HOMOGENOUS CHARGE COMPRESSION IGNITION
HCFC HYDROCHLOROFLUROCARBON
HCLD HEATED CHEMILUMINESCENT DETECTOR
HD HEAVY DUTY
HDE HEAVY DUTY ENGINES
HDPE HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
HDV HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES
HEAT HELP ELIMINATE AUTO THEFT
HECV HYBRID ELECTRIC COMMERCIAL VEHICLE
HEUI HDRAULIC/ELECTRONIC UNIT INJECTOR
HEV HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLE
HFC134A CH2FCF3
HFCV HYDROGEN FUEL CELL VEHICLE
HFID HEATED FLAME IONISATION DETECTOR
HGV HEAVY GOODS VEHICLE – GOODS CARRYING VEHICLE OVER 3,500KG DESIGN GROSS WEIGHT
HHDDE HEAVY HEAVY-DUTY DIESEL ENGINE
HIC HEAD INJURY CRITERION
HID HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE
HLDI HIGHWAY LOSS DATA INSTITUTE
HMCE HER MAJESTY’S CUSTOMS AND EXCISE
HMI HUMAN-MACHINE INTERACTION
HMIP HER MAJESTY’S INSPECTORATE OF POLLUTION (NOW ENVIRONMENT AGENCY)
HMIPI HER MAJESTY’S INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION INSPECTORATE
HMSO HER MAJESTY’S STATIONARY OFFICE
HMT HER MAJESTY’S TREASURY
HOPES HORIZONTAL PROJECT FOR EVALUATION OF SAFETY (DRIVE)
HPC HEAD PERFORMANCE CRITERION
HR HUMAN RESOURCES
HRA HUMAN RIGHTS ACT
HRMD HEAD RESTRAINT MEASURING DEVICE
HSC HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSION
HSE HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE
HSWA HEALTH & SAFETY AT WORK ETC ACT 1974
HSWAct HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ACT
HT HIGH TENSION (IGNITION SYSTEM)
HTML HYPERTEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE
HUD HEAD-UP DISPLAY
HVAC HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING
HVC HIGHEST VULNERABILITY CLASS
HVE HUMAN VEHICLE ENVIRONMENT
HVF HIGH FRONT VEHICLE
HWID HAZARDOUS WASTE INCINERATION DIRECTIVE
HWL HAZARDOUS WASTE LIST
HWRC HOUSEHOLD WASTE RECYCLING CENTRE (FORMERLY CIVIC AMENITY SITE)


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I/M INSPECTION/MAINTENANCE
I2C INFRASTRUCTURE TO CAR (COMMUNICATION)
IA INTEGRATED APPROACH
IACG INDEPENDENT AUTOMOTIVE CONSULTANTS GROUP
IATF INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE TASK FORCE
IBA INCINERATOR BOTTOM ASH
IBAS INTELLIGENT BODY ASSEMBLY SYSTEM
IBC INTERMEDIATE BULK CARRIER
IBCAM INSTITUTE OF BRITISH CARRIAGE AND AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS (NOW INSTITUTE OF VEHICLE ENGINEERS – SEE IVEHE)
IC INTERGRATED CIRCUIT
IC INTERNAL COMBUSTION
ICAO INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANISATION
ICBC INSURANCE CORPORATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
ICC INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
ICCS INTEGRATED COASTGUARD COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
ICDP INTERNATIONAL CAR DISTRIBUTION PROGRAMME
ICE IN CAR ENTERTAINMENT
ICE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE
ICE INSTITUTE for CONSUMER ERGONOMICS
ICER INDUSTRY COUNCIL FOR ELECTRONIC & ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT RECYCLING
ICPCMP RUBBER & PLASTICS RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Romania)
ICR INTELLIGENT CHARACTER RECOGNITION
ICSITMUA AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Rom)
ICT INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
IDELSEY INITIATIVE FOR DIAGNOSIS OF ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
IDI INDIRECT INJECTION
IDIADA INSTITUTE FOR APPLIED AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH (Spain)
IDO INTERIM DEVELOPMENT ORDER
IEA INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY
IEA INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
IEC INTERNATIONAL ELECTROTECHNICAL COMMISSION
IEE INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS
IEEE INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERS
IEEP INSTITUTE FOR EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
IEPC INDUSTRIAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY COMMITTEE
IF INDUSTRY FORUM (OF SMMT)
IGES INITIAL GRAPHIC EXCHANGE SPECIFICATION
IGOs INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS
IHRA INTERNATIONAL HARMONISATION RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
IIHS INSURANCE INSTITUTE for HIGHWAY SAFETY (USA)
IIP INVESTORS IN PEOPLE
IIW INSTRUCTIONS IN WRITING
IIWPG INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE WHIPLASH PROTECTION GROUP
ILEV INHERENTLY LOW EMISSION VEHICLE
ILO INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION
IM INSPECTION MANUAL
IM INSPECTION MAINTENANCE
IMAG INSTITUUT von MILIEU en AGRITECHNIEK (NL)
IMarE INSTITUTE OF MARINE ENGINEERS
IMarE INSTITUTE OF MARINE ENGINEERS
IMDS INTERNATIONAL MATERIAL DATA SYSTEM
IMechE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS
IMI INSTITUTE OF THE MOTOR INDUSTRY
IMMA INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURERS
IMO INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION
IMPEL IMPLEMENTATION & ENFORCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (EU NETWORK)
IMS INSTITUTE OF MANPOWER STUDIES
IMT INSTITUTE OF MUNICIPAL TRANSPORT
IMVIC INTERNATIONAL MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION COMMITTEE
INAR INSTITUTAL NATIONAL AUTOVEHICULE RUTIERE (Romania)
INCPEN INDUSTRY COUNCIL FOR PACKAGING
INTRASTAT INTERNATIONAL TRADE STATISTICS USERS GROUP
IOCU INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF CONSUMER UNIONS
IOEMS INDEPENDENT ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS SECTION
IPA INTELLIGENT PARKING ASSIST
IPC INTEGRATED POLLUTION CONTROL
IPIECA INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM INDUSTRY ENVIROMENT CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION
IPPC INTEGRATED POLLUTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL
IPPR INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY RESEARCH
IPQ INSTITUTO PORTUGUESE DE QUALIDADE
IPR INTELLIGENT PROPERTY RIGHTS
IPS INTELLIGENT PROTECTION SAFETY SYSTEM
IPTS INSTITUTE FOR PROSPECTIVE TECHNOLOGIES STUDIES (EC IN SEVILLE, SPAIN)
IQA INSTITUTE OF QUALITY ASSURANCE
IRCA INTERNATIONAL REGISTER OF CERTIFICATED AUDITORS
IRF INTERNATIONAL ROAD FEDERATION
IRFA INITIAL REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS (USA)
IRFO INTERNATIONAL ROAD FREIGHT OFFICE
IRO ICELANDIC REGISTRATION OFFICE FOR VEHICLE TYPE APPROVAL
IRR INTERNATIONAL RAIL REGULATOR
IRS INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION
IRTAD INTERNATIONAL ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS DATABASE
IRTE INSTITUTE OF ROAD TRANSPORT ENGINEERS
IRTO INTERNATIONAL ROAD TRAFFIC ORGANISATION
IRU INTERNATIONAL ROAD TRANSPORT UNION
IS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
ISA INTELLIGENT SPEED ADAPTATION
ISB INVEST TO SAVE BUDGET
ISI INSPECTION SERVICES INTERNATIONAL
ISM INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIC AND MEDICAL
ISO INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS ORGANISATION
ISO14001 ISO ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT STANDARD (=BS 7750)
ISO9000 ISO QUALITY STANDARD
ISOFIX SEAT BIGHT ANCHORAGES AND ATTACHMENTS FOR CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
ISP INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER
ISSB IRON & STEEL STATISTICS BUREAU
ISWA INTERNATIONAL SOLID WASTES ASSOCIATION
IT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
ITC INLAND TRANSPORT COMMITTEE (UN-ECE)
ITCA INDEPENDENT TELEVISION COMPANIES ASSOCIATION
ITN INVITATION TO NEGOTIATE
ITR INTERNAL TECHNICAL REPORT
ITS INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEM
ITS (UK) ITS UNITED KINGDOM
ITSEC STANDARDS ON SECURITY SYSTEMS FOR DATA
ITSOFC INTERMEDIATE TEMPERATURE SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL
ITSUG INTERNATIONAL TRADE STATISTICAL USERS GROUP
ITU INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS UNION
ITU-R INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION RADIO (SECTION)
ITUSA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY USERS STANDARDS ASSOCIATION
ITV INSPECCION TECNICA de VEHICULOS (Spanish Test Centres)
IUC IN-USE COMPLIANCE
IUCLID INTERNATIONAL UNIFORM CHEMICAL INFORMATION DATABASE
IUD IN USE DETERIORATION
IUKE INSIDE UK ENTERPRISES (DTI)
IVA INDIVIDUAL VEHICLE APPROVAL
IvehE INSTITUTE OF VEHICLE ENGINEERS (FORMERLY IBCAM)
IVHS INTELLIGENT VEHICLE HIGHWAY SYSTEMS
IVIS IN-VEHICLE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
IVT INFINITELY VARIABLE TRANSMISION
IVTM INTERGRATED VEHICLE TYRE MONITORING
IWEM (CHARTERED) INSTITUTION OF WATER & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
IWM INSTITUTE OF WASTE MANAGEMENT
IWPPA INDEPENDENT WASTE PAPER PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION


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JAA JOINT AVIATION AUTHORITIES
JAIA JAPAN AUTOMOBILE IMPORTERS ASSOCIATION
JAMA JAPAN AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
JAPIA JAPAN AUTOPARTS INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION
JARI JAPAN AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
JASIC JAPAN AUTOMOBILE STANDARDS COUNCIL
JASPA JAPAN AUTOMOBILE SERVICE PROMOTION ASSOCIATION
JATMA JAPAN AUTOMOBILE TYPE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
JEDI JOINT ENFORCEMENT DATABASE INITIATIVE
JI JOINT IMPLEMENTATION (KYOTO PROTOCOL)
JIC JOINT INDUSTRIAL COUNCIL
JIT JUST-IN-TIME
J-MOT JAPAN MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT
JPMA JUVENILE PRODUCTS MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (USA)
JRC JOINT RESEARCH COUNCIL
JSA JAPAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION
JSIC JAPAN STANDARDS INTERNATIONALISATION CENTRE
JUMVEA JAPAN MOTOR VEHICLES EXPORTER ASSOCIATION


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KAMA KOREA AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
KAREN KEYSTONE ARCHITECTURE REQUIRED FOR EUROPEAN NETWORKS
KATRI KOREAN AUTOMOBILE TESTING & RESEARCH INSTITUTE
KBA DRAFTFAHRT-BUNDESAMT (GERMAN VEHICLE CERTIFICATION AGENCY)
KERS KINETIC ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEMS
KPI KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR
KSI KILLED OR SERIOUSLY INJURED
KWP KEYWORK PROTOCOL


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LA LOCAL AUTHORITY
LAA LITHUANIAN AUTOENTERPRENEURS ASSOCIATION
LAADA LATVIAN AUTHORIZED AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION
LAIPPC LOCAL AUTHORITY IPPC (PART A(2) OF PPC REGS)
LAPC LOCAL AIR POLLUTION CONTROL
LAPPC LOCAL AUTHORITY PPC (PART B OF PPC REGS)
LARAC LOCAL AUTHORITY RECYCLING ADVISORY COMMITTEE
LARSOA LOCAL AUTHORITY ROAD SAFETY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION
LATCH LOWER ANCHORAGES AND TETHERS FOR CHILDREN
LAWDC LOCAL AUTHORITY WASTE DISPOSAL COMPANY
LAWDC LAWDC ASSOCIATION
LCA LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS
LCD LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY
LCI LIFE-CYCLE INVENTORY
LCIE LABORATOIRE CENTRAL des INDUSTRIES ELECTRIQUES (Fr)
LCR LONDON AND CONTINENTAL RAILWAYS
LDA LONDON DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
LDPE LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
LDV LIGHT DUTY VEHICLE
LDWS LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEM
LEA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
LEAPS LOCAL ENVIRONMENT AGENCY PLANS
LEV LOW EMISSION VEHICLE
LEZ LOW EMISSION ZONE
LGA LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
LGC LABORATORY OF THE GOVERNMENT CHEMIST
LGV LIGHT GOODS VEHICLE – GOODS CARRYING VEHICLE NOT EXCEEDING 3,500KG DESIGN GROSS WEIGHT
LHD LEFT HAND DRIVE
LHDDE LIGHT HEAVY-DUTY DIESEL ENGINE
LHV LONGER HEAVIER VEHICLE
LIFE FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT (EU COUNCIL, MAY 1992)
LII LASER INDUCED INCANDESCANCE (PM MEASUREMENT)
LLDPE LINEAR LDPE
LMPAB LOW MOUNTED PASSENGER AIRBAG
LNC LEAN NOX CATALYST
LNG LIQUID NATURAL GAS
LOLER LIFTING OPERATIONS & LIFTING EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS 1988 (& DRAFT’97)
LPG LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS
LR LAND ROVER
LRP LEAD REPLACEMENT PETROL
LRP LEAD REPLACEMENT PETROL
LRPC LONDON REGIONAL PASSENGERS’ COMMITTEE
LRQA LLOYDS REGISTER QUALITY ASSURANCE
LRT LIGHT RAPID TRANSIT
LRUC LORRY ROAD USER CHARGING
LSC LEARNING & SKILLS COUNCIL (FORMERLY TEC)
LSR LOCAL SERVICE REGISTRATION – LOCAL BUSES
LSV LOW SPEED VEHICLE
LT LONDON TRANSPORT
LTB LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES
LTIK LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE: UNIV OF KARLSRUHE
LTP LOCAL TRANSPORT PLAN
LTTE LIGHT TRAILER & TRAILER EQUIPMENT SECTION
LTUC LONDON TRANSPORT USERS COMMITTEE
LUL LONDON UNDERGROUND LIMITED
LVD LOW VOLTAGE DIRECTIVE
LVTA LOW VOLUME TYPE APPROVAL
LWRL LOWER WINDSCREEN REFERENCE LINE


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MAA MOTOR AGENTS ASSOCIATION (NOW RMIF)
MAAPE MEDICAL ASPECTS OF AIR POLLUTION EPISODES (UK ADVISORY GROUP)
MAC MECHANICAL AIR BAG
MAC MINISTER’S APPROVAL CERTIFICATE
MAC MOBILE AIR CONDITIONING
MAC MARGINAL ABATEMENT COST
MACS MOBILE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
MADD MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (USA)
MADYMO MATHEMATICAL DYNAMIC MODEL
MAFF MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE FISHERIES & FOOD
MAIB MARINE ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION BRANCH
MAIS MAXIMUM ABBREVIATED INJURY SCALE
MAP MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION PROTOCOL
MARPOL INTERNATIONAL MARITIMES ORGANSATIONS CONVENTION ON MARITIME POLLUTION
MAVIS MOBILITY ADVICE AND VEHICLE INFORMATION SERVICE
MBI MECHANICAL BREAKDOWN INSURANCE
MBU MAKING BETTER USE (ROADS PROGRAMME)
MC MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE, CEN
MCA MARITIME AND COASTGUARD AGENCY
MCA MONETARY COMPENSATORY AMOUNT
MCA MONTHLY CAR ALLOWANCE
MCD MOBILE COMPLIANCE DEVICE
MCDA MULTI CRITERIA DECISION ANALYSIS
MCERTS MONITORING CERTIFICATION SCHEME (EA)
MCI MOTOR COACH INDUSTRIES
MCI MOTOR CYCLE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF GREAT BRITAIN
MCREGIS MOTOR CARRIER REGULATION INFORMATION SYSTEM (USA)
MCS MOTOR CARAVAN SECTION
MCSAP MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
MCSG MOTOR CARAVAN STEERING GROUP
MCUSA CONNECTION AND USE OF SYSTEM AGREEMENT
MDA MEDICAL DEVICES AGENCY
MDB MOBILE DEFORMABLE BARRIER
MDHS METHODS FOR THE DETERMINATION OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES (H&S LAB)
MDPV MEDIUM DUTY PASSENGER VEHICLES
MEDG MIDDLE EAST DISCUSSION GROUP
MEHRA MARINE ENVIRONMENT HIGH RISK AREA
MEL MAXIMUM EXPOSURE LIMIT
MEL MEL LTD (MIDLAND ENVIRONMENT LTD)
MEMA MOTOR AND EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
MEP MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
MESF MOBILE ELECTRONIC SECURITY FITTERS
METAS FEDERAL OFFICE OF METROLOGY & ACCREDITATION (Swiss)
MEWG MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT WORKING GROUP
MFA MOTOR FACTORS ASSOCIATION (NOW ADF)
MFBI MARKET FACTS AND BUSINESS INFORMATION
MFDD MEAN FULLY-DEVELOPED DECELERATION
MHD MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMIC (CRASH SENSORS)
MHDDE MEDIUM HEAVY-DUTY DIESEL ENGINE
MHSWRegs MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK REGULATIONS
MI MALFUNCTION INDICATOR
MIA MOTORSPORT INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
MIAFTR MOTOR INSURANCE ANTI-FRAUD THEFT REGISTER
MIB MOTOR INSURERS BUREAU
MIC MECHATRONICS, INFORMATICS AND CONTROL
MICOPS MOTOR INDUSTRY CODE OF PRACTICE
MIN MANUFACTURERS INDENTIFICATION NUMBER
MIRA MOTOR INDUSTRY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
MIRRC MOTORINSURANCE REPAIR & RESEARCH CENTRE
MIS MOTORHOME INFORMATION SERVICE
MISG MOTOR INDUSTRY SAFETY GROUP
MISG MOTOR INDUSTRY STUDY GROUP
MISRA MOTOR INDUSTRY SOFTWARE RELIABILITY ASSOCIATION
MITI MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE & INDUSTRY (JAPAN)
MIU MOBILITY INCLUSION UNIT
MLSO MULTI-LAYERED SAFETY OBJECTIVES
MMC MONOPOLIES & MERGERS COMMISSION
MME MECHANISED METALEXTRACTION, ESP FROM INCINERATOR BOTTOM ASH
MMEA MISUSE MODE AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS
MMI MAN-MACHINE INTERFACE (TELEMATICS)
MMUCC MODEL MINIMUM UNIFORM CRASH CRITERIA
MO MATERIALS OPERATION
MO MOVING ON – NEWSLETTER FOR HGV AND PSV OPERATORS
MOA MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT
MORI MARKET AND OPINION RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL
MOT MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT – USUALLY REFERRED TO IN THE CONTEXT OF THE STATUTORY MOT TEST
MOT ANNUAL STATUTORY TEST FOR CARS AND MOTORCYCLES
MoT MATTERS OF TESTING – QUARTERLY NEWLETTER FOR MOT TESTERS
MOTOREX PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY
MP MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
mpg MILES PER GALLON
MPG MILLBROOK PROVING GROUND
MPG MINERALS PLANNING GUIDANCE
mph MILES PER HOUR
MPMA METAL PACKAGING MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
MPSS MOTORPARC STATISTICS SERVICE
MPV MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLE
MRA MUTUAL RECOGNITION AGREEMENT
MRBT MOBILE ROLLER BRAKE TESTER
MRF MATERIALS RECYCLING/RECOVERY FACILITY
MRG METROPOLITAN RAILWAY GRANT
MRPS METROPOLITAN RAILWAY PASSENGER SERVICES
MS MEMBER STATE
MS/MSS EU MEMBER STATE(S)
MSA MOTOR SPORTS ASSOCIATION
MSA MOTORWAY SERVICE AREA
MSA MALTA STANDARDS AUTHORITY
MSAT MOBILE SOURCE AIR TOXICS
MSB MULTI-STAGE BUILD
MSDS MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
MSVA MOTORCYCLE SINGLE VEHICLE APPROVAL
MSW MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
MTA MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATION
MTBE METHYL TERTIARY BUTYL ETHER
MTBF MEAN TIME BETWEEN FAILURES
MTTA MACHINE TOOL TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATION (NOW MTA)
MTVV MAXIMUM TRANSIENT VIBRATION VALUES
MVDA MOTOR VEHICLES DISMANTLERS ASSOCIATION
MVEC MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS GROUP (EC)
MVEG MOTOR VEHICLES EMISSIONS GROUP
MVMA MOTOR VEHICLES MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (USA & CANADA)
MVRA MOTOR VEHICLES REPAIRERS ASSOCIATION
MVRF MOTOR VEHICLE RADIO-FREQUENCY
MVRIB MODERNISING VEHICLE REGISTRATION IMPLEMENTATION BOARD
MVRIS MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION INFORMATION SERVICE
MVTPA MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT PROTECTION ACT (USA)
MVUE MINIMUM VARIANCE UNBIASED ESTIMATE (OF THE MEAN)
MVV MINISTERIE VAN VOLKSHUISVESTIG
MVWG MOTOR VEHICLE WORKING GROUP
MW MEGAWATTS (UNIT ENERGY, ONE MILLION WATTS)
MY MODEL YEAR


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NA NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT
NAAMSA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS OF SOUTH AFRICA
NAAQS NATIONAL AMBIENT AIR QUALITY STANDARDS
NACCB NATIONAL ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CERTIFICATION BODIES (NOW NACB, UNDER UKAS)
NADA NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (USA)
NAGHSR NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNORS HIGHWAY SAFETY REPRESENTATIVES
NAHSC NATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE HIGHWAY SYSTEM CONSORTIUM (USA)
NAMAS NATIONAL MEASUREMENT ACCREDITATION SERVICE
NAO NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE
NAP NATIONAL ALLOCATION PLAN (UNDER EUETS)
NAPM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PAPER MERCHANTS
NAQS NATIONAL AIR QUALITY SURVEY
NASBA NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE SAFETY BELT ASSOCIATION
NASS NATIONAL ACCIDENT SAMPLING SYSTEM
NATS NATIONAL AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES
NAW NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES
NAWDC NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WASTE DISPOSAL CONTRACTORS (NOW ESA)
NAWDO NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WASTE DISPOSAL OFFICERS
NAWRO NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WASTE REGULATION OFFICERS
NBCP NATIONAL BOARD FOR CRIME PREVENTION
NBM NEW BUS MODELS
NBS NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS (USA)
NC NITROCELLUOSE
NCAC NATIONAL CRASH ANALYSIS CENTRE (USA)
NCAP NEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME
NCC NATIONAL CARAVAN COUNCIL
NCDA NATIONAL END-OF-LIFE VEHICLE
NCIS NATIONAL CRIMINAL INTELLIGENCE SERVICE
NDIR NON-DISPERSIVE INFRARED ANALYSER
NDPB NON-DEPARTMENTAL PUBLIC BODY
NDT NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING
NEC NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE
NEDC NEW EUROPEAN DRIVE CYCLE
NEN NEDERLANDS NORMALISATIE-INSTITUTE
NERC NATURAL ENVIRONEMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL
NETA NEW ELECTRICITY TRADING ARRANGEMENTS
NETCEN NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY CENTRE
NFB NATIONAL FERDERATION FOR THE BLIND
NFC NATIONAL FREIGHT CONSORTIUM
NFDA NATIONAL FRANCHISED DEALERS ASSOCIATION
NFDA NATIONAL FRANCHISED DEALERS ASSOCIATION
NFFO NON FOSSIL FUEL OBLIGATION
NG NITROGLYCERINE
NG NATURAL GAS
NGC NATIONAL GRID COMPANY
NGO NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATION
NGOs NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS
NGV NATURAL GAS VEHICLE
NHTSA NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRANSPORT SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
NICB NATIONAL INSURANCE CRIME BOARD
NIDB NORTHERN IRELAND DEVELOPMENT BOARD
NIG NATIONAL INTEREST GROUP (OF HSE)
NIMBY NOT IN MY BAC YARD (PUBLIC PERCEPTION SYNDROME)
NIMTO NOT IN MY TERM OF OFFICE (GOVERNMENT SYNDROME)
NLEV NATIONAL LOW EMISSION VEHICLE
NMHC NON METHANE HYDROCARBONS
NMOG NON METHANE ORGANIC GASES
NMP NEW MAINTENANCE PROGRAMME
NNR NATIONAL NATURE RESERVE
NOPUS NATIONAL OCCUPANT PROTECTION USE SURVEY (USA)
NOx NITROGEN OXIDES
NPA NATIONAL POLICE AGENCY (JAPAN)
NPL NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY
NPRM NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
NPV NET PRESENT VALUE
NRF NATIONAL RECYCLING FORUM
NRMM NON-ROAD MOBILE MACHINERY
NRSC NON-ROAD STEADY CYCLE
NRTC NON-ROAD TRANSIENT CYCLE
NSC NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL (USA)
NSCA NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR CLEAN AIR
NSI NATIONAL SECURITY INSPECTORATE
NSSF NATIONAL STANDARDIZATION STRATEGY FRAMEWORK
NSSTA NATIONAL SMALL SERIES TYPE APPROVAL
NT NOMINATED TESTER – A PERSON NOMINATED BY THE AE TO CARRY OUT TESTS AND WHO IS ALSO ACCEPTABLE TO VOSA
NTA NATIONAL TYPE APPROVAL
NTDA NATIONAL TYRE DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION
NTE NOT-TO-EXCEED LIMITS
NTO NATIONAL TRAINING ORGANISATION
NTSB NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD
NTTA NATIONAL TRAILER & TOWING ASSOCIATION
NTTAA NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ADVANCEMENT ACT
NVH NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS
NVQ NATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
NVSA NEW VEHICLE SECURITY ASSESSMENT
NZEV NEAR ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE


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OAR ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMAKERS (RUSSIA)
OASIS ORGANISATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF STUCTURED INFORMATION STANDARDS
OBD ON BOARD DIAGNOSTICS
OBE ON-BOARD EQUIPMENT
OBRPO POLISH TYRE INDUSTRY R&D CENTRE
OCC OIL CORRUGATED CONTAINERS
OCE OFF CYCLE EMISSIONS
OCP OPTIMISED CONTACT PATH
OCR OFFICE OF CRASHWORTHINESS RESEARCH (USA)
OCRS OPERATOR COMPLIANCE RISK SCORE
OCWS OFFICE OF CRASHWORTHINESS STANDARDS (USA)
ODA OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION
ODB OFFSET DEFORMABLE BARRIER
ODETTE ORGANIZATION FOR DATA EXCHANGE BY TELE-TRANSMISSION IN EUROPE
ODI OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION (USA)
ODPM OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER
OECD ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
OEM ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER
OES OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE STANDARD
OFFER (OFFICE OF ELECTRICITY REGULATION) NOW OFGEM
OFGEM OFFICE FOR GAS & ELECTRICITY MARKETS (FORMERLY OFFER AND OFGAS)
OFT OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING
OFTP ODETTE File Transfer Protocol
OGC OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT COMMERCE
OHIM OFFICE for HARMONISATION in the INTERNAL MARKET
OHS OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY
OICA INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS (ORGANISATION INTERNATIONALE DES CONSTRUCTEURS D’AUTOMOBILES)
OJ OFFICIAL JOURNAL (EU publication)
OJEC OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
OLAS ON-LINE ACCESS SYSTEM OF MVRIS
OMB OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & BUDGET (WHITE HOUSE USA)
OOP OUT OF POSITION
OPRA OPERATOR AND RISK APPRAISAL (RISK BASED REGULATION BY EA)
OPRA (OCCUPATIONAL PENSIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY)
OPRAF OFFICE OF PASSENGER RAIL FRANCHISING
OPTL ONE PERSON TEST LANE
ORR OFFICE OF THE RAIL REGULATOR
OSC OXYGEN STORAGE CAPACITY
OSD AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (TURKEY)
OSHA OCCUPANT SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
OSI OPEN SYSTEMS INTERCONNECTION
OSS ONE-STOP SERVICE
OST OFFICE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
OTA OPERATION OF EEC TYPE APPROVAL
OTAQ OFFICE OF TRANSPORTATION AND AIR QUALITY
OTIF ORGANISATION FOR INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY TRAFFIC
OTR OZONE TRANSPORT REGION (USA)
OTS ON THE SPOT
OVC OFF VEICLE CHARGING
OVLS OPEN PROTOCOLS FOR INTERFACING VEHICLE LOCATION SUBSYSTEMS
OVSC OFFICE OF VEHICLE SAFETY COMPLIANCE


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P/T PRE-TENSIONER
PAC PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
PAC PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE
PACE PROPERTY ADVISERS TO THE CIVIL ESTATE (AGENCY OF THE CABINET OFFICE)
PACT PARTNERSHIP AGAINST CAR THEFT
PACTS PARLIAMENTARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR TRANSPORT SAFETY
PAG PROJECTIONS ADVISORY GROUP (EUETS, DTI-LED GROUP)
PAH POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS
PAN PLANNING ADVICE NOTE (SCOTLAND)
PAS POWER ASSISTED STEERING
PAT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS
PAVD PHYSICAL AGENTS (VIBRATION) DIRECTIVE
PBB POLYBROMINATED BIPHENYL
PBC PEAK BRAKING COEFFICIENT
PBDE POLYBROMINATED DIPHENYLETHER
PBIT PROFIT BEFORE INTEREST AND TAXATION
PBR PRE-BUDGET REPORT
PBS PERFORMANCE-BASED STANDARDS (Australia)
PBT POLYBUTYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
PBT PERSISTENT, BIOACCUMULATIVE OR TOXIC
PC PASSENGER CAR
PC PUBLIC CITIZEN (US)
PC PERSONAL COMPUTER
PCB POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYL
PCB PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD
PCFCO PASSENGER CAR FUEL CONSUMPTION ORDER
PCN POLYCHLORINATED NAPHTHALENE
PCNTA PASSENGER CAR NATIONAL TYPE APPROVAL
PCU PASSENGER CAR UNIT
PCV PASSENGER CARRYING VEHICLE (NOT FOR HIRE ORGANISATION REWARD)
PCV PASSENGER CARRYING VEHICLE
PCV PEDESTRIAN CONTROLLED VEHICLE
PDB PROGRESSIVE DEFORMABLE BARRIER
PDE PICTURE DISPLAY EQUIPMENT
PDM PRODUCT DATA MANAGEMENT
PDP POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMP
PE PRELIMINARY EVALUATION (NHTSA)
PEC PACKAGING OF EXPLOSIVES FOR CARRIAGE REGULATIONS
PECA PROTOCOL (to EUROPEAN AGREEMENT) on EUROPEAN CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT
PELV PREMATURE END-OF-LIFE VEHICLE
PEM POLYMER ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE
PEMFC PROTON EXCHANGE MEMBRANCE FUEL CELL
PEMS PORTABLE EMISSIONS MEASUREMENT SYSTEM
PEP PAN-EUROPEAN PROGRAMME
PESG PERSONAL EXPORT SALES GROUP
PET POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
PFC PERFLUORCARBON
PFC PEAK FRICTION COEFFICIENT
PFCI PEDIATRIC FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY INDEX
PFI PRIVATE FINANCE INITIATIVE
PG PERFORMANCE GAIN
PG(W)PP PLANNING GUIDANCE (WALES): PLANNING POLICY (PUBLISHED APRIL 1999)
PGSWM PARLIMENTARY GROUP FOR SUSTAINABLE WASTE MANAGEMENT
PHVs PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLES
PI PERFORMANCE INDICATOR
PI PROJECT INTEGRA (HANTS DISTRICTS & UNITARIES WASTE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT)
PIA PETROLEUM INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
PIA PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT
PIMO PAPER INDUSTRY MATERIALS ORGANISATION
PIMOT MOTOR TRANSPORT INSTITUTE (POLAND)
PINS PERSONAL INDENTIFICATION NUMBER STRING
PIRG PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP
PLG PRIVATE AND LIGHT GOODS
PLM PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT
PLS PROSECUTION AND LEGAL SERVICES – VOSA’S OWN SPECIALISED PROSECUTION UNIT
PM PARKING MANAGEMENT
PM PARTICULATE MATTER
PMA PAINT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (NOW BRITISH COATINGS FEDERATION – SEE BCF
PMAC PRIMARY MINISTERS APPROVAL CERTIFICATE
PMMA POLYMETHYLMETHACRYLATE
PMP PARTICULATE MEASUREMENT PROGRAMME
PMR PRIVATE MOBILE RADIO
PMRSA PRINCE MICHAEL ROAD SAFETY AWARDS
PNC POLICE NATIONAL COMPUTER
PNCAP PRIMARY (safety) NEW CAR ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME
PNEC PREDICTED NO EFFECT CONCENTRATION
PNGV PARTNERSHIP FOR A NEW GENERATION OF VEHICLES (USA)
POC POINT OF CONNECTION (ELECTRICITY)
POMSTER PLACING ON THE MARKET AND SUPERVISION OF TRANSFER OF EXPLOSIVES REGULATIONS
POS PLANNING OFFICERS SOCIETY (FORMERLY CPOS)
POTW PUBLICLY OWNED TREATMENT WORKS
PP POLYPROPYLENE
PPA POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT
PPC POLLUTION PREVENTION & CONTROL REGULATIONS
PPE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
PPG PLANNING POLICY GUIDANCE
PPG POLLUTION PREVENTION GUIDANCE
PPM PUBLIC PERFORMANCE MEASURE
PPM PARTS PER MILLION
PPMA PETROL PUMP MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (NOW THE FORECOURT EQUIPMENT FEDERATION – SEE FEF)
PPORD PRODUCT AND PROCESS ORIENTED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (REACH)
PPP PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
PPT POWER PALLET TRUCK, SIMILAR TO FLT
PR PUBLIC RELATIONS
PR PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY
PR PUBLIC RELATIONS
PRA PETROL RETAILERS ASSOCIATION
PRCO POLICING AND REDUCING CRIME
PRCU POLICING AND REDUCING CRIME UNIT
PRG PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY GROUP
PRI PREVENTION ROUTIERE INTERNATIONAL
PRIA PARTIAL REGULATORY IMPACT ASSESSMENT
PRN PACKAGING RECOVERY NOTE (PROOF OF COMPLIANCE UNDER PACKAGING REGS)
PRO PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY OBLIGATIONS (PACKAGING WASTE) REGULATIONS
PRS PASS AFTER RECTIFICATION AT STATION
PS PUBLIC SEWER
PS POLYSTYRENE
PSA PUBLIC SERVICE AGREEMENT
PSB PROGRAMME SUPERVISORY BOARD
PSBRTF PENN STATE BUS RESEARCH AND TESTING FACILITY
PSDB POLICE SCIENTIFIC DEVELOPMENT BRANCH
PSPF PUBLIC SYMPHISIS PEAK FORCE
PSR PASSENGER SERVICES REQUIREMENT
PSV PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLE – A VEHICLE LICENSED TO CARRY (NORMALLY 9 OR MORE) FARE-PAYING PASSENGERS
PSVAR PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLE ACCESSIBILITY REGULATIONS
PT PUBLIC TRANSPORT
PTA PASSENGER TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
PTE PASSENGER TRANSPORT EXECUTIVE
PTI PENNSYLVANIA TRANSPORT INSTITUTE
PTI PERIODIC TECHNICAL INSPECTION
PTW POWERED TWO WHEELER
PUWER PROVISION & USE OF WORK EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS 1988
PUWER PROPOSED PROVISION & USE OF WORK EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS 1997
PVC POLYVINYL CHLORIDE
PV-UK BRITISH PHOTOVOLTAIC ASSOCIATION


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QA QUALITY ASSURANCE
QC QUALITY CONTROL
QCD QUALITY, COST AND DELIVERY
QDC QUALIFIED DETERIOTED COMPONENT
QNJAC QUARRIES NATIONAL JOINT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (HSE)
QPA QUARRY PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION (FORMERLY BACMI & SAGA)
QR QUALITY & RELIABILITY
QRP QUALITY AND RELIABILITY PANEL
QSAR QUANTITY STRUCTURE ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIP (REACH)


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R&D RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
R&M RELIABILITY & MAINTAINABILITY
R2RC RIGHT TO REPAIR CAMPAIGN
RA RADIOCOMMUNCATIONS AGENCY
RAB RESOURCE ACCOUNTING AND BUDGETING
RAC ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB
RACE ROTARY ATKINSON CYCLE ENGINE
RADEF ROAD ADMINISTRATION DATA EXCHANGE FORMAT
RAI NEDERLANSE VEREINIGING DE RIJWIEL EN AUTOMOBIEL INDUSTRIE
RAIB RAIL ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION BRANCH
RAKE RADIO ACTIVATED KEY ENTRY
RAM RANDOM-ACCESS MEMORY
RAPRA RUBBER AND PLASTICS RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
RAS REGIONAL AIR SERVICES
RASE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND
RAW RIGID ANGLED WALL
RBT ROLLER BRAKE TEST
RBTH ROLLER BRAKE AND TEST HALL PROJECT
RC&S REGULATIONS, CODES & STANDARDS
RCA RADIO COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY
RCAR RESEARCH COMMITTEE FOR AUTOMOBILE REPAIRS
RCEP ROYAL COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
RCFA ROOT CAUSE FAILURE ANALYSIS
RCID RESOURCE CENTRE FOR INNOVATION AND DESIGN
RCLW RATED CARGO AND LUGGAGE WEIGHT
RCM RELIABILITY CENTRED MAINTENANCE
RCRA RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY ACT (USA)
RCV REAR COLLECTION VEHICLE
RDA REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
RDC RIB DEFLECTION CRITERION
RDF REFUSE DERIVED FUEL (MAY BE DENSIFIED OR COARSE RDF)
RDR RADIOCOMMUNCATIONS AGENCY (NETHERLANDS)
RDS RADIO DATA SYSTEM
RDS-TMC RADIO DATA SYSTEM
RDW RIJKSDIENST VOOR HET WEGVERKEER (DUTCH APPROVALS)
RE RENEWABLE ENERGY
REACH REGISTRATION, EVALUATION & AUTHORISATION of CHEMICALS
RECOUP RECYCLING OF USED PLASTIC CONTAINERS (CHARITY)
REIA REGULATORY & ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
REIO REGIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION ORGANISATION
REL REAR END LOADER
REMOVE REQUIREMENTS FOR OVERLOADED VEHICLES IN EUROPE
REMSA RECOVERY EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS ASSOCIATION
REPAC REGIONAL ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (ENVT AGENCY)
RES RADIO EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS
RF RADIO-FREQUENCY
RFG REFORMULATED GASOLINE
RFID RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION DEVICE
RFO RECOVERED FUEL OIL
RFWS RUN-FLAT WARNING SYSTEM
RHA ROAD HAULAGE ASSOCIATION
RHD RIGHT HAND DRIVE
RHIDES ROAD HAULIER IDENTITY SYSTEM
RHS REVITALISING HEALTH AND SAFETY
RHS ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
RIA REGULATORY IMPACT ASSESSMENT
RID (REGULATIONS ON THE INTERNATIONAL CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY RAIL)
RIDDOR REPORTING OF INJURIES, DISEASES AND DANGEROUS OCCURENCES REGULATIONS
RIP REACH IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT
RKE REMOTE KEY ENTRY
RME RAPESEED METHYL ESTER
RMIF RETAIL MOTOR INDUSTRY FEDERATION
RMTD RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS TRANSPORT DIVISION
ROCE RETURN ON CAPITAL EMPLOYED
ROE REST OF EUROPE
ROHS RESTRICTIONS ON HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
ROI RETURN ON INVESTMENT
ROM READ-ONLY MEMORY
ROP ROLL OVER PROTECTION
ROPS ROLL OVER PROTECTION STRUCTURES
RORO ROLL-ON-ROLL-OFF CONTAINER/VEHICLE
ROSCO ROLLING STOCK LEASING COMPANY
RoSPA ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS
RPC REDUCED POLLUTION CERTIFICATE
RPG REGIONAL PLANNING GUIDANCE
RQAS RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS QUALITY ASSURANCE SCHEME
RR RADIO REGULATIONS
RRR RECYCLING, RE-USE AND RECOVERY
RSC ROYAL SMITHFIELD CLUB
RSC RADIO SPECTRUM COMMITTEE
RSI REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY
RSL ROADSIDE SAFETY LIBRARY (USA)
RSP ROLL STABILITY PROGRAM
RSS ROLL STABILITY SUPPORT
RSW RIGID SIL WALL
RTD RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
RTD ROAD TRANSPORT DIRECTIVE
RTFO RENEWABLE TRANSPORT FUEL OBLIGATION
RTI ROAD TRANSPORT INFORMATICS
RTITB ROAD TRANSPORT INDUSTRY TRAINING BOARD
RTO ROAD TRAFFIC ORDINANCE
RTPA RESTRICTIVE TRADE PRACTICES ACT
RTPI ROYAL TOWN PLANNING INSTITUTE
RTTE RADIO & TELECOMMUNICATION TERMINAL EQUIPMENT
RTTT ROAD TRANSPORT & TRAFFIC TELEMATICS
RUC ROAD USER CHARGING
RV(AW) ROAD VEHICLES (AUTHORISED WEIGHT)
RVIA RECREATION VEHICLES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
RVLR ROAD VEHICLE LIGHTING REGULATIONS
RVP REID VAPOUR PRESSURE
RVR REMOTE VIDEO RESPONSE


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SABHATA SAND & BALLAST HAULAGE & TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION
SABS SOUTH AFRICAN BUREAU OF STANDARDS
SACTRA STANDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON TRUCK ROAD ASSESSMENT
SAE SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS (USA)
SAFED SAFE AND FUEL EFFICIENT DRIVING
SAGA SAND & GRAVEL ASSOCIATION (NOW PART OF QPA)
SAPC SCOTTISH ACCIDENT PREVENTION COUNCIL
SAPS SULPHATE ASH. PHOSPHOROUS & SULPHUR (oils)
SARA SHORT RANGE AUTOMOTIVE RADAR FREQUENCY ALLOCATION
SAS SWEDISH AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIERS
SASO SAUDI ARABIAN STANDARDS ORGANISATION
SAUR SOCIETE D’AMENAGEMENT URBAIN ET RURAL
SAW SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE
SB SENATE BILL (USA)
SBAC SOCIETY OF BRITISH AEROSPACE COMPANIES
SBI SUBSIDIARY BODY FOR IMPLEMENTATION
SBPG STANDARD BUS PROCUREMENT GUIDELINES
SBS SMALL BUSINESS SERVICE (FORMERLY ‘BUSINESS LINKS’)
SBSTA SUBSIDIARY BODY FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNCIAL ADVICE
SCA SUPPLEMENTARY CREDIT APPROVAL
SCAS SIDE COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEMS
SCM SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
SCMG SPECIALIST CAR MANUFACTURERS GROUP
SCR SELECTIVE CATALYTIC REDUCTION
SCS SENIOR CIVIL SERVICE
SCU SENSOR CONTROL UNIT
SDA SERVICE DELIVERY AGREEMENT
SDARS SATELLITE DIGITAL AUDIO RECEIVER SERVICE
SDM SENSOR DIAGNOSTIC MODULE
SEA STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (DIRECTIVE 2001/42/EC)
SED SOLVENT EMISSIONS DIRECTIVE 1999/13/EC
SELCHP SOUTH EAST LONDON CHP PLANT
SEMA SPECIALITY EQUIPMENT MARKET ASSOCIATION
SEPA SWEDISH ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
SEPA SCOTTISH ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
SERNAUTO ASOCIACION ESPANOLA DE FABRICANTES DE EQUIPOS Y COMPONENTS AUTOMACION
SERPLAN SOUTH EAST REGIONAL PLANNING CONFERENCE
SERT SPECIAL EUROPEAN REGISTRATION FOR TRAILERS
SET SUPPLEMENTAL EMISSION TEST
SFAIRP SO FAR AS IS REASONABLY PRACTICABLE (CONCEPT INTRO BY H&S DIRECTIVE)
SFS FINNISH STANDARDS ASSOCIATION
SGA SYSTEM INTEGRATION GROUP (EUCAR)
SGF SWEDISH GAS ASSOCIATION
SGML STANDARD GENERALISED MARKUP LANGUAGE
SHED SEALED HOUSE EVAPORATIVE DETERMINATION
SI SEVERITY INDEX (E.G. CHEST)
SI STATUTORY INSTRUMENT
SI SPARK IGNITION
SIAM SOCIETY of INDIAN AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS
SIC STANDARD INDUSTRY CLASSIFICATION (USA)
SID SIDE IMPACT DUMMY
SIMI SOCIETY OF THE IRISH MOTOR INDUSTRY
SIP SIDE IMPACT PROTECTION
SIP STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (USA)
SIS SIDE IMPACT SIMULATION
SIS SWEDISH STANDARDS INSTITUE
SITA SOCIETE INDUSTRIELLE DES TRANSPORTS AUTOMOBILES
SITEV INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION FOR THE SUPPLIERS OF THE VEHICLE INDUSTRY
SLA SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT
SLF SUBSTITUE/SECONDARY LIQUID FUEL
SLW SEATED LOAD WEIGHT
SMarT SUPPORT FOR MARITIME TRAINING
SMART STOP MOTOR CRIME AND RING TODAY
SMC SHEET MOULDING COMPOSITE
SME SMALL TO MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
SMMT SOCIETY OF MOTOR MANUFACTURER AND TRADERS
SMTA SCOTTISH MOTOR TRADE ASSOCIATION
SNPRM SUPPLEMENTAL NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
SO SCOTTISH OFFICE
SOC SYSTEMS OPERATING CENTRE
SOCA SERIOUS ORGANISED CRIME AGENCY (was NCIS)
SOE SOCIETY OF OPERATIONS ENGINEERS
SOFC SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL
SOP STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES
SORL SEAT ORIENTATION REFERENCE LINE
SORN STATUTORY OFF ROAD NOTIFICATION
SOS SECRETARY OF STATE
SOUR SPECIFIC OXYGEN UPTAKE RATE (MEASURED BY RESPIROMETRY)
SPA SPECIAL PROTECTION AREA
SPAD SIGNAL PASSED AT DANGER
SPC STATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL
SPER STEEL PACKAGING EXPORTED FOR RECOVERY DOCUMENT
SPFC SOLID POLYMER FUEL CELL
SPH SMOOTHED PARTICLE HYDRODYNAMICS
SPU SURGE POWER UNIT
SPV SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLE
SQA SUPPLIER QUALITY ASSURANCE (OR ASSISTANCE)
SR 2000 SPENDING REVIEW 2000
SR 2002 SPENDING REVIEW 2002
SRA STRATEGIC RAIL AUTHORITY
SRD-MG SHORT RANGE DEVICES – MAINTENANCE GROUP
SRM SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
SRM SPECIFIED RISK MATERIAL
SRPP SELF-REINFORCED POLYPROPYLENE
SRS SUPPLEMENTARY RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
SRV SPORTS RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
SS SOLD SECURE
SS SUSPENDED SOLIDS
SSCD SPEED SELF CONTROL DEVICE
SSN SPECIAL SOCIAL NEEDS VEHICLE
SSSI SITE OF SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC INTEREST
SSV SUB-SONIC VENTURI
SSV SUB-SONIC VENTURI
STAG SCHOOL TRAVEL ADVISORY GROUP
STAIRS STANDARDISATION OF ACCIDENT AND INJURY REGISTRATION SYSTEMS
STATUS MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
STC STABILITY AND TRACTION CONTROL
STEM SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS
STEM SWEDISH NATIONAL ENERGY ADMINISTRATION
STET SURFACE TRANSPORT EMISSIONS TRADING
STET SURFACE TRANSPORT EMISSION TRADING
STGO SPECIAL TYPE GENERAL ORDER
STM SURFACE TREATMENT OF METALS (BREF)
STRO SCANDINAVIAN TYRE & RIM ORGANISATION
STS SURFACE TREATMENT USING SOLVENTS (BREF)
STU SEPARATE TECHNICAL UNIT
Sub-MAC SUBSEQUENT-MINISTER’S APPROVAL CERTIFICATE
SULEV SUPER ULTRA LOW EMISSIONS VEHICLE
SUTI SINGLE UNIFORM TYPE INSPECTION
SUV SPORTS UTILITY VEHICLE
SVA SINGLE VEHICLE APPROVAL – A VOSA SCHEME FOR THE INSPECTION OF THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION FEATURES OF VEHICLES NOT PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED FOR TYPE APPROVAL TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH ROAD SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION STANDARDS
SVGW SCHWEIZERISCHER VEREIN DES GAS-UND WASSWERFACHES
SVHC SUBSTANCE OF VERY HIGH CONCERN
SVM SMALL VOLUME MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURER
SWERF SOLID WASTE & ENERGY RECYCLING FACILITY (GASIFICATION)
SWOV INSTITUTE FOR ROAD SAFETY RESEARCH (HOLLAND)
SWR SPECIAL WASTE REGULATIONS
SWT SIDEWALL TORSION SENSOR
SWUV SAFETY OF WHEELCHAIR USERS IN VEHICLES


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TA TYPE APPROVAL
TAAM TYPE APPROVAL AUTHORITIES MEETING
TABD TRANSATLANTIC BUSINESS DIALOGUE
TAC TYPE APPROVAL CETIFICATE
TADIA TYPE APPROVAL DATA FOR INTERCHANGE BETWEEN AUTHORITIES
TAE TYPE APPROVAL EXAMINATION
TAF TRADE ASSOCIATION FORUM
TALC TYPE APPROVAL LIAISON COMMITTEE
TAN TRAFFIC AREA NETWORK
TAN(W) TECHNICAL ADVICE NOTE (WALES) [PLANNING]
TAO TRAFFIC AREA OFFICE
TAR TYPE APPROVAL REGULATIONS
TAWP-WG TYPE APPROVAL WORKING PARTY – WORKING GROUP
TBWS TIME BASED WARNING SYSTEM
TC TECHNICAL COMMITTEE
TCC THE CARAVAN CLUB
TCC TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTRE
TCDF TOURING CLUB DER SCHWEIZ (SWITZERLAND)
TCF TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION FILE
TCPA TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNING ACT
TCs TRAFFIC COMMISSIONERS – SEVEN TCs ARE APPOINTED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR TRANSPORT AND ARE STATUTORILY INDEPENDENT IN THEIR LICENSING FUNCTIONS
TDA TRADE DESCRIPTIONS ACT
TDM TEST DATA MANAGEMENT
TE TRAFFIC EXAMINER – VOSA EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBLE FOR FRONT-LINE ENFORCEMENT OF SAFETY AND LICENSING PROVISIONS ON HGVS AND PSVS
TEC TRAINING ENTERPRISE COUNCIL
TECU TRANSMISSION ECU
TEG TECHNICAL EVALUATION GROUP
TEM TRANS-EUROPEAN MOTORWAY
TEN TRANS-EUROPEAN NETWORK
TENs TRANS EUROPEAN NETWORKS
TEP TRADE EFFLUENT (TREATMENT) PLANT
TER TRANS-EUROPEAN RAILWAY
TETP TRADE EFFLUENT TREATMENT PLANT
TF TASK FORCE (CEN)
TFL TRANSPORT FOR LONDON
TFS TRANSFRONTIER SHIPMENTS (OF WASTE)
ThPC THORAX PERFORMANCE CRITERION
THUMS TORAL HUMAN MODEL FOR SAFETY
TIC TRAFFIC INFORMATION CENTRE
TIC TYRE INDUSTRY COUNCIL
TickIT TICK INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (QUALITY ASSURANCE SCHEME FOR THE IT SECTOR)
TICS TRANSPORT INFORMATION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
TIGERS TURBO-GENERATOR INTEGRATED GAS ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM
TIGRA THE INDEPENDENT GLASS RECYCLERS ASSOCIATION
TIMCON TIMBER PACKAGING & PALLET CONFEDERATION
TIR INTERNATIONAL ARRANGEMENT FOR CARRIAGE OF GOODS SEALED FOR CUSTOMS PURPOSES
TLA THREE LETTER ABBREVIATION/ACRONYM
TLEV TRANSITIONAL LOW EMISSIONS VEHICLE
TLN DUTCH TRANSPORT OPERATORS ASSOCIATION
TMA TRUCK MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (USA)
TMB TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT BOARD
TMC TRAFFIC MESSAGE CHANNEL
TMS TYRE MANUFACTURERS SECTION
TNO NETHERLANDS ROAD VEHICLES RESEARCH INSTITUTE
TOC TRAIN OPERATING COMPANY
TOC TOTAL ORGANIC CARBON
TOR TERMS OF REFERENCE
TPC TECHNICAL POLICY CENTRE
TPI TARGETED PROGRAMME OF IMPROVEMENT
TPM TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MANUFACTURING
TPM TOTAL PARTICULATE MATTER
TPMS TYRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM
TPO THERMOPLASTIC OLEFIN
TpPC THORAX PERFORMANCE CRITERION
TPWS TRAIN PROTECTION AND WARNING SYSTEM
TQM TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
TR TECHNICAL REPORT
TRA TYRE & RIM ASSOCIATION (OHIO – USA)
TRAA TYRE & RIM ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
TRANSEC TRANSPORT SECURITY AND CONTINGENCIES DIRECTORATE
TRI TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY
TRIP THE ROAD INFORMATION PROGRAMME (USA)
TRL TRANSPORT RESEARCH LABORATORY
TRM TRAILER REGISTRATION MARK
TRSP TRAILER ROLL STABILITY PROGRAM
TS TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
TSB TECHNICAL SERVICES BRANCH
TSG TRANSPORT SUPPLEMENTARY GRANT
TSI TECHNICAL SYSTEM for INTEROPERABILITY
TSO THE STATIONARY OFFICE
TSO TRADING STANDARDS OFFICER
TSWG TECHNICAL SERVICES WORKING GROUP
TT TRANSPORT TELEMATICS
TT TRAINING TIMES – VOSA’S TRAINING NEWSLETTER
TTA TOP TETHER ANCHORAGE
TTC TIME TO COLLISION
TTI TIME-TO-INTERSECTION
TTI TRAFFIC & TRAVEL (LER) INFORMATION
TTLC TIME TO LINE CROSSING (LDWS)
TTP TIME-TRIGGERED PROTOCOL
TUPE TRANSFER OF UNDERTAKINGS (PROTECTION OF EMPLOYMENT) REGS 1981
TUV GERMAN TEST AUTHORITY e.g. TUV Cologne
TVTW TEST VEHICLE TARGET WEIGHT
TWA TRANSPORT AND WORKS ACT
TWB TAILOR-WELDED BLANK
TWM THAMES WASTE MANAGEMENT
TXU TEXAS UTILITIES (NEW OWNER OF EATERN GENERATION)


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UAIB UNION OF AUTOMOBILE IMPORTERS (BULGARIA)
UBA GERMAN FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCY
UBOA UNITED BUS OWNERS OF AMERICA
UCRA UNIFORM CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE
UEAPME UNION EUROPEENE DE L’ARTISANT ET DES PETITES ET MOYENNES ASSOCIE
UEIL UNION EUROPEENE DES INDEPENDANTS EN LUBRIFANTS
UITP INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT
UITP INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT
UKAS UNITED KINGDOM ACCREDITATION SERVICE
UKELA UK ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION
UKETS UK EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME
UKPIA UK PETROLEUM INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
UKPIA UK PETROLEUM INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION
UKRA UK RENDERERS ASSOCIATION
UKSA UNITED KINGDOM STEEL ASSOCATION
UKSA UNITED KINGDOM STEEL ASSOCIATION
UKW UK WASTE MANAGEMENT LTD
ULCCC ULTRA LOW CARBON CAR CHALLENGE
ULEV ULTRA LOW EMISSION VEHICLE
ULSAB ULTRALIGHT STEEL AUTO BODY
ULSAC ULTRALIGHT STEEL AUTO CLOSURES
ULSAS ULTRALIGHT STEEL AUTO SUSPENSIONS
ULSD ULTRA LOW SULPHUR DIESEL
UMTA URBAN MASS TRANSPORATION ADMINISTRATION
UMTS UNIVERSAL MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM
UN UNITED NATIONS
UN/ECE WORLD FORUM FOR HARMONIZATION OF VEHICLE REGULATIONS (WP.29)
UNATAC UNION OF TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE AND ROAD TRAFFIC
UN-ECE UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE
UNFCCC UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
UNGASS UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPECIAL SESSION
UNICE UNION OF INDUSTRIAL & EMPLOYERS CONFEDERATION OF EUROPE
UN-JEDI UNITED NATIONS JOINT ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE
UPDVS ASSOCIATION OF VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS (SERBIA)
URPA ULTRASONIC REAR PARKING ASSIST
URTU UNITED ROAD TRANSPORT UNION
USAMP UNITED STATESAUTOMOTIVE MATERIALS PARTNERSHIP
USCAR UNITED STATES COUNCIL FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH (CHRYSLER, FORD, GM CO-OPERATION)
USDOT UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
UTAC LABORATOIRE de L’UNION TECHNIQUE DE L’AUTOMOBILE DU MOTOCYCLE ET DU CYCLE
UTC UNIVERSAL TIME COORDINATED ANOTHER NAME FOR GMT
UTMC URBAN TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL
UV ULTRAVIOLET
UVNV MOTOR VEHICLE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (CZECHOSLOVKIA)
UVW UNLOADED VEHICLE WEIGHT
UWED USE OF WORK EQUIPMENT DIRECTIVE (89/655/EEC) [ALSO SEE AUWED)


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V2G VEHICLE TO GRID
VA VOLUNTARY AGREEMENT
VALPAK VALPAK (VALUE FROM PACKAGING) – PACKAGING REGS COLLECTIVE SCHEME
VAM VALID ANALYTICAL MEASUREMENT PROGRAMME
VAN VALUE ADDED NETWORK
VAT VALUE ADDED TAX
VBRA VEHICLE BUILDERS AND REPAIRERS ASSOCIATION
VC VISCOUS CRITERION (SOFT TISSUE CRITERION)
VCA VEHICLE CERTIFICATION AGENCY
VCEA VEHICLE CERTIFICATION EXECUTIVE AGENCY
VCPG VEHICLE CRIME PREVENTION GROUP (HOME OFFICE)
VCRAT VEHICLE CRIME REDUCTION ACTION TEAM
VCW VEHICLE CAPACITY WEIGHT
VDA VERBAND DER AUTOMOBILINDUSTRIE EV (GERMAN ASSOCIATION OF VEHICLE AND COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS)
VDC VEHICLE DYNAMIC CONTROL
VDIK ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS
VDS VEHICLE DEGRADATION SYSTEMS
VDU VISUAL DISPLAY UNIT
VDV GERMAN ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT AUTHORITIES
VDV VIBRATION DOSE VALUE
VE VEHICLE EXAMINER – VOSA EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBLE FOR FRONT-LINE ENFORCEMENT OF ROADWORTHINESS OF HGVS AND PSVS AND STANDARDS CONTROL OF MOT TESTING STATIONS
VED VEHICLE EXCISE DUTY
VEDR VEHICLE EVENTS DATA RECORDER
VER VOLUNTARY EXPORT RESTRAINT
VERONICA VEHICLE EVENT RECORDING based ON INTELLIGENT CRASH ASSESSMENT
VET VEHICLE, ENVIRONMENT & TAXATION (DETR DIVISION)
VGT VARIABLE GEOMETRY TURBOCHARGERS
VI VEHICLE INSPECTORATE
VIC VEHICLE IDENTITY CHECK
VIDG VALIDATION & INSTALLATION DESIGN GROUP (UK HOME OFFICE – EMC)
VIEA VEHICLE INSPECTORATE EXECUTIVE AGENCY
VIN VEHICLE INDENTIFICATION NUMBER
VIRRAG VEHICLE INDUSTRY REGULATORY REFORM ACTION GROUP
VISTA VCA INFORMATION SYSTEM for TYPE APPROVAL
VITS VEHICLE INSPECTORATE TRAINING SERVICES
VM VEHICLE MANUFACTURER
VMBRC VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS BODY REPAIR COUNCIL
VMIA VENDOR MANAGED INVENTORY
VOC VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
VOEB VERBAND OSTERREICHISCHER ENTSORGUNGSBETRIEVE (AUSTRIAN WASTE ASSOCIATION)
VOSA VEHICLE AND OPERATOR SERVICES AGENCY
VPR VOLATILE PARTICLE REMOVER
VPS VIOLATION PROCESSING SYSTEM
VRB VEHICLE RECALL BULLETIN
VRM VEHICLE REGISTRATION MARK
VRN VEHICLE REGISTRATION NUMBER
VRO VEHICLE REGISTRATION OFFICE
VROM NETHERLANDS MINISTRY OF HOUSING, SPATIAL PLANNING AND THE ENVIRONMENT
VRR VEHICLE REGISTRATION RECOGNITION
VRTC VEHICLE RESEARCH AND TEST CENTRE (NHTSA)
VS VEHICLE STANDARDS
VSC VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL
VSE VEHICLE & STANDARDS ENGINEERING -DoT
VSF VEHICLE SEAT FIXTURE
VSIB VEHICLE SECURITY INSTALLATION BOARD
VSRC VEHICLE SAFETY RESEARCH CENTRE
VSWR VOLTAGE STANDING WAVE RADIO
VT VOLTAGE TRANSFORMER
VTAC VEHICLE TYPE APPROVAL CENTRE
VTC VOCATIONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATE
VTS VEHICLE TESTING STATION
VVT VARIABLE VALVE TIMING
VWF VIBRATION WHITE FINGER


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WAC WASTE ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
WAD WHIPLASH ASSOCIATED DISORDER
WAD WRAP-AROUND DISTANCE (impact testing)
WAMITAB WASTE MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY TRAINING ADVISORY BOARD
WAP WIRELESS APPLICATION PROTOCOL
WAP WEIGHT AVERAGE PRICE (WEIGHTED BY EXPECTED OUTPUT – NFFO PROJECTS)
WAVCA WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE VEHICLE CONVERTERS ASSOCIATION
WBV WHOLE BODY VIBRATION
WCA WASTE COLLECTION AUTHORITY
WCRE WORLD COUNCIL FOR RENEWABLE ENERGIES
WDA WELSH DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
WDA WASTE DISPOSAL AUTHORITY
WDF WASTE DERIVED FUEL
WEEE WASTE ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
WEF WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
WG WORKING GROUP
WG11 EEVC WORKING GROUP 2
WG-CVR WORKING GROUP COMMERCIAL VEHICLE REGULATIONS
WG-FM WORKING GROUP FREQUENCY MANAGEMENT (CEPT/ECC)
WGFT WORKING GROUP ON FUEL CONSUMPTION TARGETS (DoT)
WG-ITS WORKING GROUP INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS (ACEA)
WG-R WORKING GROUP ON REGULATIONS
WG-RA WORKING GROUP REGULATORY AFFAIRS
WG-SE WORKING GROUP SPECTRUM ENGINEERING (CEPT/ECC)
WHDC WORLDWIDE HEAVY DUTY CERTIFICATION (GRPE)
WHIPS WHIPLASH PROTECTION SEATING
WHO WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION
WI WORKING ITEM
WID (NON-HAZARDOUS) WASTE INCINERATION DIRECTIVE
WIM WEIGHT IN MOTION
WIMS WEIGH IN MOTION SENSOR
WIRE WEB-BASED INTERACTIVE RADIO ENVIRONMENT
WIRP WATER INDUSTRY RESEARCH PROGRAMME
WLP WASTE LOCAL PLAN
WLTP WORLD WIDE HARMONISED LIGHT VEHICLESTEST PROCEDURE
WMIB WASTE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION BUREAU
WML WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENCE/LICENSING
WMP WASTE MANAGEMENT PAPER
WMRSG WASTE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH STEERING GROUP
WMTC WORLD-WIDE HARMONISED EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROCEDURE -MOTORCYCLES
WO WELSH OFFICE
WOBs WASTE OIL BURNERS
WOVM WHOLE OF VEHICLE MARKING (NZ VEHICLE ID SCHEME)
WP29 MAIN WORKING PARTY ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF VEHICLES (ECE)
WRG WASTE RECYCLING GROUP PLC
WRULD WORK RELATED UPPER LIMB DISORDER
WTD WORKING TIME DIRECTIVE
WTE WASTE TO ENERGY OR EFW
WTO WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION
WTORS WHEELCHAIR TIE-DOWN AND OCCUPANT RESTRAINT
WTP WILLINGNESS TO PAY
WVTA WHOLE VEHICLE TYPE APPROVAL
WWW WORLD WIDE WEB


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YC YAW CONTROL


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ZDK ZENTRALVERBAND DEUTSCHES KRAFTFAHRZEUGGEWERBE
ZEB ZERO EMISSION BUS
ZEV ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE
ZM SOIS ZWIAZEK MOTORYZACYJNY SOIS (POLAND AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION)
ZPDVJ YUGOSLAV ASSOCIATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS
ZVI ZONE OF VISUAL INFLUENCE (AREA WHERE VISUAL AMENITY AFFECTED BY DEVELOPMENT)

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