Electrical Connector Standards for Heavy Vehicles - Victoria


You will be required 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:

  • Australian Standard AS 2513-1982 Electrical Connectors for Trailer Vehicles
  • International Standards Organisation ISO 1185-1997
  • Society of Automotive Engineers SAE J560-1998
  • Australian Standard AS 4735-2003 Heavy Road Vehicles - Electrical Connectors for Articulated Vehicles.
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

Heavy Vehicle National Law Application Act 2013 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Heavy Vehicle (General) National Regulation 2013 Victoria

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: 1300 736 798
Email: info@nhvr.gov.au
Website: National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (Opens in new window)