Code of Practice for Road Trains (B-Triples) - South Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to operate a road train that is a B-triple. A B-triple is a vehicle combination consisting of a prime mover towing three semi-trailers meeting certain mass, length, engine and axle requirements set out in the code.

This code contains all the requirements that an owner, driver or operator of a road train must comply with when they are operating the vehicle on South Australian roads. This includes:

  • mass limits
  • route access and conditions
  • turning requirements.

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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.

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Comply All Code of Practice for B-Triples - PDF (Opens in new window)

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Department for Infrastructure and Transport

Transport SA

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