AS 2213-1984 50mm Pin-Type Couplings and Drawbar Eyes for Trailers - Victoria


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to be involved in the design, manufacture or importation of drawbar-type couplings or drawbar eyes used in a road train or B-double. You will also need to comply with these standards if you intend to operate a road train or B-double.

You must ensure that any couplings or drawbars have a d value and markings that comply with the standard.

This standard specifies the method of selecting 50 mm pin-type couplings for trucks towing one or more trailers or articulated vehicles towing trailer(s) in accordance with the D-value classification and the dimensional requirements for interchangeability and freedom of movement and dimensional requirements for mounting on the vehicle.

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Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law Application Act 2013 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Heavy Vehicle (General) National Regulation 2013 Victoria

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

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