Are Rock and Roll beds crash tested?
The short answer is No, unfortunately not all go through the same testing, some no testing at all, others can are fully crash tested. In some cases your Insurance company may not insure you if the bed has not been through testing.
What is an MOT compliant rock and roll bed?
The MOT compliant R&R beds mean they are ready for seating in the back of the vehicle. It also has the facility for laying down if needed by simple pulling it out to be a bed. IF YOU WISH TO CARRY PASSENGERS YOU SHOULD CHOOSE M1 TESTED ROCK AND ROLL BED.
Are Rock and Roll beds safe for car seats?
They’re not all created equal. Some rock-n-roll units are not safe for passenger transport. In a crash, they can come unbolted from the floor or even shear the floor with them because they’ve been attached to a part of the vehicle that wasn’t strong enough to support the angular forces at play in a crash.
What is an M1 tested rock and roll bed?
In contrast to MOT compliant R&R beds, the M1 pull tested version mean safer and more robust solution for piece of mind. We have them tested against mechanical faults to make sure they resist against heavy usage. All of our M1 pull tested beds come with certificate that we issue upon purchase.
How comfortable are rock and roll beds?
It is still a firm mattress, but we prefer that anyway. When sitting in it when travelling, the seat is comfortable and you can adjust the back. It possibly feels a little high, perhaps, but it’s fine. I certainly would recommend Smart, no hesitation at all.
What is M1 testing?
In the simplest terms, the M1 pull test simulates a crash at 30mph into solid concrete, pulling the seat with the resulting force of such a collision: 3 tonnes per passenger for 0.2 of a second.
Do rock and roll beds have Isofix?
The isofix bracket can be supplied on most of our crash tested bed range. Please see tech documents on our NLBD2 and NLBD3 bed range. Most of our bed range now comes with attachments to incorporate isofix seat attachments.
Why is it called a rock n roll bed?
Early days: sofa-bed style The first campervans were built from the classic Volkswagen Transporter van. They had an engine at the back, so the rock and roll bed was something like a sofa-bed, with a cushion sitting on top of the engine behind. It just clicked down into a bed.
What is the width of a 3/4 rock and roll bed?
Available in 2 standard sizes: 3/4 width 1150mm wide. Full width 1450mm wide.
What is M1 crash testing?
Are Rock N Roll beds comfy?
Very comfy to sit on for long journeys and also to sleep on. Both end cushions can be fixed at any angle you want which is a nice feature.
How is a rock and roll bed tested?
M1 crash tested rock and roll beds means the product has undergone a M1 pull test which simulates a crash at 30MPH into a solid object (normally concrete). All seats that will be used in motion within a van must legally meet this minimum standard.
What does M1 crash tested mean for a rock and roll bed?
What does M1 Crash tested mean for a rock and roll bed? M1 crash tested rock and roll beds means the product has undergone a M1 pull test which simulates a crash at 30MPH into a solid object (normally concrete). All seats that will be used in motion within a van must legally meet this minimum standard.
Which is the Best Rock and roll bed?
We only use the highest standard, safest rock n roll beds around. Many have been in-vehicle (crash) tested or they have M1 Pull Test Certification to 76/115/EEC/2005. In-vehicle (crash) tested – tested in a chassis. M1 Pull Test Certification to 76/115/EEC/2005.
Can a rock and roll bed be used without a seatbelt?
If your intention is to use the bed with seatbelts to carry passengers, it is therefore essential that you buy an M1 crash tested bed. You will see cheaper rock and roll beds without seat belt fixings, these are designed for use when not in motion and would technically fail an MOT if seat belts were to be fitted. Are there other safety tests?