Fifth Wheel or Turntable Assemblies in Heavy Vehicles - Australian Capital Territory


You must comply with these standards if you intend to manufacture or modify a heavy vehicle that will be used in a B-double or road train. Specifically, these standards refer to the testing and installation requirements of fifth wheel and turntable assemblies.

Australian Standard AS 1773-1990 Articulated Vehicle - Fifth Wheel Assemblies specifies the functional and testing requirements of fifth wheel or turntable assemblies.

Australian Standard AS 1771-1987 Installation of Fifth Wheel and Turntable Assemblies specifies the requirements for mounting or installing a fifth wheel or turntable assembly.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

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

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

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General Enquiries

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Operating address: Level 9, Green Square North Tower
515 St Pauls Terrace
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Mailing address: PO Box 492
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Phone: 1300 696 487
Fax: 07 3309 8777