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

Description

You must comply with the following standards if you intend to manufacture or modify a heavy vehicle that will be used in a B-double or road train:

  • AS 1771-1987 Installation of Fifth Wheel and Turntable Assemblies (sets out recommendations for minimum requirements for the installation of both fixed and sliding assemblies on prime movers for normal use)
  • AS 1773-1990 Articulated Vehicles - Fifth Wheel Assemblies (specifies dimensional and functional requirements, ratings, and dynamic and static testing).

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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