Australian Design Rule ADR 35 Commercial Vehicle Braking Systems - Victoria

Service summary

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.

Service type

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.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria

Act(s) name

Road Safety Act 1986 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria


Operating address:
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2797
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1800 223 022

Fax:

03 9655 6611
information@transportsafety.vic.gov.au

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