The certification mark is awarded within the framework of voluntary testing and certification. It is defined for systems which enable rescue or other services, including breakdown service or breakdown assistance, to be alerted rapidly in the case of an accident. For this purpose, a component is installed on board the vehicle which detects the accident and passes the required information on to an emergency service operation centre, which will then initiate further measures.
Testing covers three key areas:
The test also validates the system's protection against manipulation, its data security and protection.