Fifth Wheel or Turntable Assemblies in Heavy Vehicles - Victoria


You must comply with the following standards if you intend to manufacture or modify a heavy vehicle that will be used in a B-double or road train:

  • AS 1771-1987 Installation of Fifth Wheel and Turntable Assemblies (sets out recommendations for minimum requirements for the installation of both fixed and sliding assemblies on prime movers for normal use)
  •  AS 1773-1990 Articulated Vehicles - Fifth Wheel Assemblies (specifies dimensional and functional requirements, ratings, and dynamic and static testing).

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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