Auto Windscreens is ‘primed and ready’ for the introduction of new ‘Insurance Industry Requirements (IIR) for the safe repair of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) equipped vehicles’, expected to come into force on March 31.
Thatcham Research (Thatcham), a not for profit insurer-funded research center, published its UK IIR, which, has a specific guidance on calibration. The new requirements will aim to provide the motor insurance and repair industries with clarity to ensure the safe calibration and repair of ADAS-equipped vehicles. This will require companies to ensure individuals working on these systems are competent, aftermarket calibration equipment is fit for purpose and all details of the process are recorded, according to the company.
“The automotive industry is extremely fast-paced, and we’re well qualified to equal the pace,” said Tony Green, Auto Windscreens technical training head. “The IIR will be no different, and we’re ready for it.
“We’ve continually made significant investments, especially over the past two years, with all our technicians undertaking specific training and ADAS NVQ qualifications to ensure they’re up-to-date with innovations and developments. We’re primed and ready, and with the ADAS market expected to grow significantly over the next few years, it’s more important than ever that we continue to stay ahead of the game.”