The FIVA Commissions
The many FIVA Commissions all have their individual tasks to ensure that the development of national and international goals of the FIVA are reached.
The Commissions fulfil their tasks by:
- building their understanding of the historic vehicle movement through knowledge sharing and by undertaking research
- monitoring and assessing regulatory developments at the national, EU and global level
- maintaining dialogue with decision makers (the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament, Member state Governments and civil servants and the UN)
- presenting FIVA’s concerns and solutions to the relevant decision makers when necessary.
Apart from the cultural value of Classic Vehicles, this commission also looks into the preservation of related objects such as factories, gasstations, garages etc. that played a role in the history of Classic Vehicles.
Under article 18 of the FIVA statutes the General Assembly delegates the power to control events to its Events Commission (EC), The EC's remit covers all matters concerning the organisation, direction and management of such events within the FIVA specified sector of interest.
Dealing with all legal issues concerning the use, preservation and promotion of the classic vehicles looked after by the FIVA. This includes issues like road-tax, daylight driving light, low emmision zones, taxation of owenrship, etc.
This commission looks after the specific needs and requierments of the classic motordycles with regards to road safety, perservation and protection of this important part of the Classic Vehicle scene.
Focussing on the preservation of the Classic Vehicles. Issues the FIVA ID-Card that has proven to be instrumential in tracing the history of vehicles.
Trade & Skills Commission
Owning a classic vehicles brings a moral obligation to preserve it. This commission tries to bring this important part under the attention of both the end-user and the professionals to ensure skills and parts of yesterday remain available.
Trucks, argicultural vehicles, busses and other, usually bigger self proppeled Classic Vehicels including military vehicles are the prime focus of this commission.
This commision represents the FIVA and adapts guidelines and recomendations to the local requirments and needs.