Electrical connector standards for heavy vehicles - Queensland


You will need to comply with one of these standards if you intend to manufacture the electrical connectors between a heavy vehicle and trailer. These electrical connectors are used for the operation of vehicle lights.

These standards specify the design, construction and performance requirements for vehicle connectors. The standards are:

  • AS 2513-1982 Electrical Connectors for Trailer Vehicles
  • International Standards Organisation ISO 1185-1997
  • Society of Automotive Engineers SAE J 560-1998
  • AS 4735-2003 Heavy Road Vehicles - Electrical Connectors for Articulated Vehicles.

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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All AS 2513-1982 electrical connectors for trailer vehicles (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS 4735-2003 heavy road vehicles - electrical connectors for articulated vehicles (Opens in new window)
Comply All Society of automotive engineers SAE J560-1998 (Opens in new window)
Comply All International standards organisation ISO 1185-1997 - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

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General enquiries

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Mailing address: PO BOX 492
Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006
Phone: 1300 696 487
Fax: 07 3309 8777
Email: info@nhvr.gov.au
Website: National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (Opens in new window)