You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate a bus with a GVM of over 14.5 tonnes, or a prime mover with a GVM of over 15 tonnes. This does not apply to a vehicle manufactured before 1987, an emergency vehicle, or a bus equipped for standing passengers. Two axle prime movers constructed between 1987 and 1991 which are used for primary production (excluding fishing, mining and forestry) are also exempt from this requirement.
This standard specifies devices or systems used to limit the maximum road speed of heavy goods vehicles and heavy omnibuses.
Please consult the Contact Officer 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 Transport
Driver and Vehicle Services
Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 (Western Australia)
Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 (Western Australia)
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