National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual - Victoria

Service summary

This manual provides information for professionals and the wider industry regarding criteria that must be met for heavy vehicle inspections.
The manual includes specifications for:
  • vehicle and trailer inspections
  • vehicle identification
  • brakes
  • couplings
  • steering and suspension
  • wheels, tyres and hubs
  • structure and body conditions
  • seats and seatbelts
  • lights and reflectors
  • mirrors
  • windscreens and windows
  • engine, driveline and exhaust
  • LPG and LNG vehicles
  • buses
  • trailers
  • motorhomes, caravans and campervans
  • vehicle dimensions.

These standards are consistent across every Australian jurisdiction and must be met by all operators, manufacturers and professionals associated with heavy vehicles.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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.

Other resources

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

General Enquiries
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator


Mailing address:
PO BOX 492
Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006
Queensland 7008

Phone:

1300 696 487

Fax:

07 3309 8777
info@nhvr.gov.au

Supporting information

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