You will be required to comply with Australian Design Rule 35 if you intend to manufacture a motor vehicle that is one of the following:
- A forward control passenger vehicle;
- An off road passenger vehicle; or
- A passenger car.
These motor vehicles must be fitted with a compliant system of electronic stability control.
This Australian Design Rule (ADR) is referred to in the Catalogue of ADRs (3rd Edition) as ADR 35/03 Commercial Vehicle Brake Systems. The function of this ADR is to specify braking requirements under normal and emergency conditions.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria
Road Safety Act 1986 (Victoria)
Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 (Victoria)
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