ASTM F457 2004 Edition, December 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Speed and Distance Calibration of Fifth Wheel Equipped With Either Analog or Digital Instrumentation
Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 2010
Published By:ASTM International (ASTM)
This test method covers the determination of vehicle speed and cumulative distance traveled using a device termed a fifth wheel and using appropriate associated instrumentation.
This test method also describes the calibration technique applicable to digital or analog speed and distance measurement systems employing a fifth wheel.
The values stated in SI (millimetre-kilogram) units are to be regarded as the standard.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see Section 7.