Assessing Fitness to Drive - Medical Standards for Licensing and Clinical Management Guidelines - Victoria


You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you wish to drive a vehicle transporting explosives.

Applicants for a licence to transport explosives are required to provide evidence of medical fitness. This evidence must be set out in a certificate issued by a registered medical practitioner that certifies that the applicant is fit to drive a vehicle. The certificate must comply with the standards set out in these guidelines.

Please consult the responsible agency 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.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Act 1985 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Explosives) Regulations 2011 Victoria

Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) Regulations 2018 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

WorkSafe Victoria

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

WorkSafe Advisory Service

WorkSafe Victoria

Department of Treasury and Finance

Operating address: 1 Malop Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4293
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Website: WorkSafe Victoria (Opens in new window)