Australian Design Rule 65 / 00 - Maximum Road Speed Limiting for Heavy Goods Vehicles and Heavy Omnibuses - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this Australian Design Rule (ADR) if you intend to manufacture, supply or use a particular type of bus or heavy vehicle.

This ADR applies to buses, B-doubles or other heavy vehicles that were manufactured on or after 31 December 1987 and have a gross vehicle mass that exceeds 14.5 tonnes. The purpose of this ADR is to ensure certain heavy vehicles are restricted to a safe operational speed limit.

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 Vehicle Standards Act 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

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