Electrical Connector Standards for Heavy Vehicles - Tasmania


You will be required 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:

  • Australian Standard 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.

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

Operating address: Level 9, Green Square North Tower
515 St Pauls Terrace
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Mailing address: PO Box 492
Fortitude Valley
Queensland 4006
Phone: 1300 696 487
Fax: 07 3309 8777
Email: info@nhvr.gov.au