AS / NZS 4968.1:2003 Heavy Road Vehicle - Mechanical Coupling Between Articulated Vehicle Combinations - Tasmania

Description

You must comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture or modify a heavy vehicle that was built after June 1991 and will be used in a road train.

This standard sets out the attachment design forces for fifth wheel assembly and equations to determine the required D-value of components for various combinations. This standard applies to fifth wheel assemblies used with 50 mm, 75 mm and 90 mm kingpins, and associated equipment for articulated vehicle combination, used in heavy road vehicles, B-doubles and road trains, in normal use on both sealed and unsealed roads.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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.

Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law (Tasmania) Act 2013 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law (Tasmania) Regulations 2014 Tasmania

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)