40 CFR Part 86, Appendix V to Part 86 - The Standard Road Cycle (SRC)

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Appendix V to Part 86—The Standard Road Cycle (SRC)
1. The standard road cycle (SRC) is a mileage accumulation cycle that may be used for any vehicle which is covered by the applicability provisions of § 86.1801. The vehicle may be run on a track or on a mileage accumulation dynamometer.
2. The cycle consists of 7 laps of a 3.7 mile course. The length of the lap may be changed to accommodate the length of the service-accumulation track.
Description of the SRC
Lap Description Typical accel rate(MPH/s)
1 (start engine) Idle 10 sec 0
1 Mod accel to 30 MPH 4
1 Cruise at 30 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
1 Mod. decel to 20 MPH −5
1 Mod accel to 30 MPH 4
1 Cruise at 30 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
1 Mod. decel to stop −5
1 Idle 5 sec 0
1 Mod accel to 35 MPH 4
1 Cruise at 35 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
1 Mod. decel to 25 MPH −5
1 Mod accel to 35 MPH 4
1 Cruise at 35 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
1 Mod. decel to stop −5
2 Idle 10 sec 0
2 Mod accel to 40 MPH 3
2 Cruise at 40 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
2 Mod. decel to 30 MPH −5
2 Mod accel to 40 MPH 3
2 Cruise at 40 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
2 Mod. decel to stop −5
2 Idle 5 sec 0
2 Mod accel to 45 MPH 3
2 Cruise at 45 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
2 Mod. decel to 35 MPH −5
2 Mod accel to 45 MPH 3
2 Cruise at 45 MPH for 1/4> lap 0
2 Mod. decel to stop −5
3 Idle 10 sec 0
3 Hard accel to 55 MPH 4
3 Cruise at 55 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
3 Mod. decel to 45 MPH −5
3 Mod accel to 55 MPH 2
3 Cruise at 55 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
3 Mod. decel to 45 MPH −5
3 Mod accel to 60 MPH 2
3 Cruise at 60 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
3 Mod. decel to 50 MPH −5
3 Mod. accel to 60 MPH 2
3 Cruise at 60 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
3 Mod. decel to stop −4
4 Idle 10 sec 0
4 Hard accel to 80 MPH 3
4 Coastdown to 70 MPH −1
4 Cruise at 70 MPH for 1/2 Lap 0
4 Mod. decel to 50 MPH −3
4 Mod accel to 65 MPH 2
4 Cruise at 65 MPH for 1/2 lap 0
4 Mod. decel to 50 MPH −3
5 Mod accel to 75 MPH 1
5 Cruise at 75 MPH for 1/2 lap 0
5 Mod. decel to 50 MPH −3
5 Lt. accel to 70 MPH 1
5 Cruise at 70 MPH for 1/2 lap 0
5 Mod. decel 50 MPH −3
6 Mod accel to 70 MPH 2
6 Coastdown to 60 MPH −1
6 Cruise at 60 MPH for 1/2 lap 0
6 Mod. decel to 50 MPH −4
6 Mod. accel to 65 MPH 1
6 Cruise at 65 MPH for 1/2 lap 0
6 Mod. decel to stop −4
7 Idle 45 sec 0
7 Hard accel to 55 MPH 4
7 Cruise at 55 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
7 Mod. decel to 40 MPH −5
7 Mod. accel to 55 MPH 2
7 Cruise at 55 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
7 Mod. decel to 40 MPH −5
7 Mod. accel to 50 MPH 2
7 Cruise at 50 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
7 Mod. decel to 40 MPH −5
7 Mod. accel to 50 MPH 2
7 Cruise at 50 MPH for 1/4 lap 0
7 Mod. decel to stop −5
The standard road cycle is represented graphically in the following figure:
[71 FR 2837, Jan. 17, 2006]

Title 40 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-08-08; vol. 79 # 153 - Friday, August 8, 2014
    1. 79 FR 46356 - Emergency Vehicle Rule—SCR Maintenance and Regulatory Flexibility for Nonroad Equipment
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on September 8, 2014.
      40 CFR Parts 86 and 1039

Title 40 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR 86 after this date.

  • 2014-08-08; vol. 79 # 153 - Friday, August 8, 2014
    1. 79 FR 46356 - Emergency Vehicle Rule—SCR Maintenance and Regulatory Flexibility for Nonroad Equipment
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on September 8, 2014.
      40 CFR Parts 86 and 1039