Code of practice-Light vehicles - Queensland


Scope of this legislative Instrument

The Queensland Code of Practice: Light motor vehicles contains detailed standards for a wide range complex modifications commonly performed on light vehicles. Only approved persons, with the appropriate Code accreditation, or authorised officers can approve modifications that comply with the code.

The code is based on accepted vehicle engineering practices and the requirements of the Australian Design Rules for Motor Vehicle Safety. It is intended to supplement the recommendations of the original vehicle manufacturer in relation to vehicle modification techniques or standards. It is important to note that the Australian Design Rules and the original manufacturers modification guidelines take precedence over this code.

Please consult the Agency 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.

Administering agency

Department of Transport and Main Roads

Heavy Vehicle Road Operations Program

Road Use Management and Safety Branch

Contact details

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Customer Service Officer

Operating address: Floor 7, 85 George Street
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1549
Queensland 4001
Phone: 13 23 80