Australian Standard AS 2174-2006 Recommendations for Positions and Heights of Fifth Wheel for Articulated Vehicles 1978 - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to design or manufacture prime movers or semi trailers.

This standard specifies the requirements for the location of fifth wheels and kingpins on vehicles used in dedicated combinations operating normally on both sealed and unsealed roads.

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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

Regulation(s) name

Road Vehicle Standards Rules 2019 Australian Government

Administering agency

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

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