Load Restraint Guide - Guidelines and Performance Standards for the Safe Carriage of Loads on Road Vehicles - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with these guidelines if, in the operation of your business, you need to carry goods, equipment or other materials in a road vehicle and they need to be restrained. The guidelines outline that:

  • the load should not become dislodged from the vehicle
  • any load movement should be limited.

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

Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Act 1999 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Regulations 2017 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Road Transport Authority

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