Load Restraint Guide - Tasmania


This guide describes some of the best ways of transporting the following items:

  • cartons and boxes (for example, fruit and vegetables)
  • drums and pails (for example, paint and other liquids)
  • building materials, long length items - timber, fabricated steel, ladders, etc
  • trades equipment, tools, concrete mixers, tampers and cylinders
  • items of scrap and demolition materials
  • small loose items.

Please consult the 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 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

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Load Restraint Guide - PDF (Opens in new window)

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

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries Officer


Department of State Growth

Operating address: 4 Salamanca Place
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 536
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 135 513
Website: Transport (Opens in new window)