ADR Compliance

Your safety

Crash testing and ADR Compliance has been performed on all our products from 1997 to the present day, under the name of the Oliver Family. In fact we were the first manufacturer to bring ADR compliant drawers to the market. The Compliance pertains to any and all companies run by the Oliver Family both past and present.

Download our ADR Testing Certificate

Testing to ADR compliance

Please see the attached PDF of the Certificate from our Automotive engineer Mr Grad Zivkovic of Australian Automotive Engineering on our Steel drawer systems, Aluminium Alloy drawer systems and tested accessories.
These tests were conducted to confirm the compliance with the following regulations:
• ADR3/02 Seats and Seat Anchorages – Child Restraint Anchorages Test
• ADR34/01 Child Restraint Anchorages
• ADR42/03 General Safety Requirements- drawer system- fridge slide
• AS/NZS 4034.2:2008 Partial Cargo Barriers for 60kg capacity
We  PASSED all requirements prescribed by the ADRs and AS/NZS on all products tested, without any structural weaknesses or degradation of the system to the extent that would affect safety of the vehicle occupants or other road users.
The Oliver family have crash tested their products for over 20 years with Grad Zivkovic head engineer at Australian Automotive engineering.
You can rely on our incident free history of building quality storage solutions here in Australia.
The Oliver family personally design and manufacture our gear and are the only manufacturers that can claim this fact.
The quality issues others have with Asian made products such as quality control, is well known. We do not have these issues.
Kind Regards
Mark Oliver

ADR Explained

Our ADR compliant products have been tested to perform in real life crash tests. They have passed the Tests in compliance to the Australian Design Rules (ADR) for those products and they will perform to their rated capacities. Our products may cost a bit more but that is a small price to pay for the assurance you and your family will be safe.

Rated RV Storage Solutions systems can carry some serious cargo evenly distributed in and on the system.

This includes the fridge, recovery gear etc. We believe our rated capacities for our various drawer systems to be more than is required for any trip.

Drawer System Cargo Load Capacity
Premium Alloy 150kgs
Ecolite 150kgs
Premium steel 250kgs

Our barriers are rated to 60kgs (AS/NZS 4034.2:2001)

It is good to know that they have been tested at these extreme weights and held safe to the vehicle in a crash test

Other manufacturers may claim to have crash tested similar products. It is important to know that when RVSS crash test products, they are not individually tested but tested together in a real crash scenario.

*NOTE: The complianced load rating on the ADR Certificate INCLUDES the Tare Weight of the tested storage system.

ADR42/03 General Safety Requirements

The cargo storage system must restrain specified load without being detached from the vehicle floor, nor to have sharp edges that are likely to increase injuries to the vehicle occupants in the event of an accident.

Our ADR rated Cargo Barrier, top shelves and dividing barriers are attached to the storage systems when tested. It’s important to know that all products will stay together if an accident occurs.

RVSS work closely with Automotive Safety Engineering P/L in product design and load carrying capacity. Weight is always an issue when adding equipment, gear and off road products to the vehicle. RVSS rate the carrying capacity of their gear based on the manufacturers specified carrying capacity of the vehicle. It is under these guidelines that we crash test and then give the gear a rated maximum load . These tests do not allow for other modifications.

RVSS have taken occupant safety a step further by crash testing child restraints for ADR compliance in conjunction with a fully loaded storage system.
Once a storage system is installed over the traditional child restraint fittings in the floor of the vehicle, they become unusable and it is unsafe to try and do so. RVSS can install up to 3 child restraint anchorages to the rear of the storage system on both the left and right sides plus the centre of the system.
 If child restraints are ordered at the time of purchase they can be factory fitted to the storage system and meet Australian Design Regulation ADR3/02.
They are also available as individual kits for retro fitting. RRP $30.00 each supply only.
Considerable time, effort and expense is put into ensuring that if you put RVSS gear in your vehicle, you and your family will be safe wherever you travel.

If you intend to make any permanent or temporary changes to either the load capacity or seating capacity of your vehicle, RVSS strongly recommend that you speak to your relevant state regulatory authority.