Approval of Electronic Recording System - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this approval if you intend to manufacture or install an electronic recording system for a fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle. The types of businesses who may want to apply for this approval include manufacturers, operators and drivers of fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles.

A fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle is:

  • a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) of more than twelve tonnes
  • a combination with a GVM of more than twelve tonnes
  • a bus that is fitted to carry more than twelve people including the driver.

An electronic recording system is any electronic system that is used for recording information.

This approval will be granted if the electronic recording system:

  • is suitable to be fitted into a fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle
  • can show the driver if it is not functioning properly
  • is capable of accurately monitoring work and rest hours
  • can display all recorded information to the driver
  • cannot be altered by the driver
  • shows that the information has been sent to the appropriate record keeper.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, you must:

  • submit the approved form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All EWD Self Assessment Checklist - XLSX (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law (ACT) Act 2013 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Fatigue Management Team

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Mailing address: PO Box 492
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Phone: 1300 696 487
Fax: 1300 736 798