Australian Design Rule ADR 68 - Occupant Protection in Buses - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this standard if you are involved in the design or manufacture of buses which have 2 or 3 axles and a single steer axle. For a bus equipped with an approved air suspension system to be declared a complying bus, it must meet the occupant protection specifications in this standard.

This standard specifies requirements for seatbelts, the strength of seats, seat-anchorages, seatbelt anchorages and child restraint anchorages. This standard also provides standards for protecting occupants from impact with seat backs and accessories on seats and armrests.

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

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Road Traffic (Vehicles) Regulations 2014 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

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