ISO 15638-3:2013 defines provisions to enable monitoring and enforcement of regulated vehicles and approval authority approval procedures, specifically:
a) Definition of the roles and responsibilities of key entities: user, service provider, jurisdictions, and 'Approval Authorities'
b) Operating requirements ensuring that a cooperative in-vehicle platform can deliver a range of services to both government and industry through open standards and competitive markets
c) Basic service requirements for service providers that are generic and independent of a specific application
d) Requirements for the approval authority approval of IVSs and service providers
e) Legal, regulatory, and enforcement aspects.
The scope includes the requirements for the IVS capability in the vehicle, and the definition of the roles of the service provider, 'Communications Service Provider', IVS installer, 'IVS maintainer', approval authority, and the user, for cooperative telematics applications for regulated commercial freight vehicles.