197.0.2. The circle check of a heavy vehicle is not required in the case of a test drive on the following conditions:
(1) it is done within a radius of 15 km from where the vehicle is repaired;
(2) the vehicle transports no merchandise, other than its permanent equipment;
(3) the vehicle carries no passenger except those concerned by the test drive.
Furthermore, the last report of the circle check done on the vehicle or the work sheet shall be inside the vehicle.