Australian Standard 1698 - 1980 Protective Helmets for Vehicle Users - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate an off-road motorcycle. You must ensure that the motorcycle is not used unless the rider is wearing a protective helmet that complies with this standard. This standard specifies minimum performance criteria and test requirements for protective helmets.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Act 1978 WA

Regulation(s) name

Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Regulations 1979 WA

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

Contact details

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Enquiries, Vehicle Licensing

Driver and Vehicle Services

Transport Services

Department of Transport

Operating address: Tassels Place
Western Australia 6018
Phone: 13 11 56
Fax: 08 6551 6001