Load Restraint Guide - Tasmania


You may need to comply with this guide if you intend to transport loads in a vehicle.

This guide outlines the requirements for the safe transport of:

  • general freight
  • dangerous goods
  • packs, pallets and stillages
  • rolls, reels, coils and rums
  • pipes, tubes, rods and bars
  • sheets and flat loads
  • contained loads
  • bricks
  • large loads
  • vehicles and mobile equipment
  • intermediate bulk containers and chemical tanks
  • bulk bags
  • livestock
  • logs
  • scaffolding
  • turf.

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

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Comply All Load Restraint Guide - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Vehicle and Traffic (Vehicle Operations) Regulations 2014 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of State Growth


Contact details

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