Vacuum Excavation and Sewer Cleaning Equipment - Safety Requirements
<p>This SAE standard provides safety requirements for vacuum excavation and sewer cleaning equipment. This document is not intended to cover equipment addressed by other on-road federal, state, and local regulations. Truck-mounted or trailer mounted vehicles are required to meet local or regional on-road requirements, as applicable.</p>
Rationale: There is much confusion and many different interpretations within the industry regarding the (3 m) distance described in clause 8.1.1 of the 2020 published SAE J3107. After discussions with industry experts, it was agreed that 1) 4 m is more appropriate for the distance being described in this clause and additional requirements related to the manual contents as well as markings should be added.