11.14.04.21

.21 Speedometer and Odometer.

A. Speedometer, odometer, or hubometer will be inspected to determine if they are connected and operable, the dial and calibrations are legible, and calibrated in miles or kilometers.

Procedures: Reject Vehicle If:
(1) Visually inspect speedometer and odometer for operation and legibility. Speedometer must register speed and odometer must register distance traveled. The speedometer may register speed in miles per hour or kilometers per hour or both and odometer may register distance traveled in miles or kilometers. If the odometer records a distance in kilometers, the vehicle shall be placarded in view of the driver with a wording "kilometers divided by 1.609 equals miles". (1) Speedometer or odometer, or both, are disconnected or inoperable.
(2) Dial and calibrations not legible.
(3) Speedometer does not register speed in miles per hour or kilometers or both.
(4) Odometer does not register distance traveled.