Australian Design Rule ADR 65 - Maximum Road Speed Limiting for Heavy Goods Vehicles and Heavy Omnibuses - Western Australia

Service summary

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.

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 Transport
Transport Services
Driver and Vehicle Services

Act(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Vehicle Safety and Standards Section
Department of Transport
Transport Services
Driver and Vehicle Services

Operating address:
21 Murray Road South
Welshpool
Western Australia 6106

Phone:

131156

Fax:

08 92163899

Supporting information

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