Australian Standard AS 1973-1993 Pneumatic Tyres - Passenger Car, Light Truck and Truck / Bus - Retreading and Repair Processes - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to install retreaded tyres on a vehicle. Your tyres must have been retreaded in accordance with this standard.

This does not apply to tyre or wheel assemblies of the 'limited-run-flat' type, the temporary spare, or moped and motorcycle tyres, or to tyres designed primarily for earthmoving, agricultural, industrial, or aviation application.

The Standard sets out a code of practice for the retreading of pneumatic diagonal and radial ply tyres, including requirements for initial inspection, processing, marking and final inspection. It also sets out requirements for in-service repairs to tyres and repairs made in conjunction with the retreading process. 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
Western Australia 6106




08 92163899


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