Registrable Light Vehicle Standards - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You must comply with these standards if you manufacture, modify or assess registrable light vehicles. Vehicles must comply with these standards and Australian Design Rules set out in Schedule 1 of the regulations if they are to be driven on roads or road related areas. These standards encompass a wide range of a vehicles features including but not limited to:

  • Turning ability;
  • Drivers view and vehicle controls;
  • Child restraint anchorages;
  • Horns;
  • Mirrors; and
  • Size and capacity of wheels and tyres.

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 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.

Act(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Act 1999 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2000 ACT

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Road Transport Authority

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

Road Transport Authority

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602
Phone: 132281
Phone: 02 62077171
Phone: 02 62077101
Email: roaduserservices@act.gov.au
Website: Road Transport Authority (Opens in new window)