Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 4968.1:2003 Heavy-Road Vehiclea - Mechanical Coupling Between Articulated Vehicle Combinations - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture or modify a heavy vehicle that will be used in a road train built after June 1991. This standard specifies how a draw-bar coupling, or draw-bar eye, must be marked with the name or trademark of its manufacturer and its D-value rating.

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Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Heavy Vehicle National Law Application Act 2013 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Heavy Vehicle (General) National Regulation 2013 VIC

Administering agency

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Contact details

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General Enquiries

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Mailing address: PO BOX 492
Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006
Queensland 7008
Phone: 1300 696 487
Fax: 07 3309 8777
Website: National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (Opens in new window)