Electrical Connector Standards for Heavy Vehicles - Victoria


You will need to comply with one of these standards if you intend to manufacture the electrical connectors between a heavy vehicle and trailer. These electrical connectors are used for the operation of vehicle lights.

These standards specify the design, construction and performance requirements for vehicle connectors. The standards are:

  • AS 2513-1982 Electrical Connectors for Trailer Vehicles
  • International Standards Organisation ISO 1185-1997
  • Society of Automotive Engineers SAE J 560-1998
  • AS 4735-2003 Heavy Road Vehicles - Electrical Connectors for Articulated Vehicles.

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

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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