Australian Standard AS 1773-1990 Articulated Vehicles-Fifth Wheel Assemblies - Australian Government

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you operate a long distance interstate road transport business and you intend to use a B-doubles.

A B-double's fifth wheels (including turn-table bases if they are used) must comply with the rating and functional dimensional requirements in this Standard.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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.

Other resources

Task Resources
Comply Australian Standard AS/NZS 4968:2003 Heavy-Road Vehicles - Mechanical Coupling Between Articulated Vehicle Combinations (parts 1-3) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on obtaining this document.

Act(s) name

Interstate Road Transport Act 1985 AG

Regulation(s) name

Interstate Road Transport Regulations 1986 AG

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Surface Transport Policy

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Surface Transport Policy

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Operating address: 111 Alinga Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Phone: 02 62747111
Phone: 1800075001