Australian Standard AS D 8-1971 Hose Couplings for use with Vacuum and Air-Pressure Braking Systems on Prime Movers, Trailers and Semi-Trailers - 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-double.

If the B-double uses compressed air as the brake operating fluid, its brake system must include protection against loss of supply line air, or control signal air. The coupling for the hoses for the supply and control lines must be polarised according to the requirements set out in this standard.

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Comply All Australian Standard AS D 8-1971 Hose Couplings for use with Vacuum and Air-pressure Braking Systems on Prime Movers, Trailers and Semi-Trailers - Please contact the agency for information on obtaining this document.

Act(s) name

Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule 62/00 - Mechanical Connections Between Vehicles) 2006 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Surface Transport Policy

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