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


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 requirements for protective headgear for vehicle users, designed to mitigate the adverse effect of a blow to the head.

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

Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Act 1978 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Control of Vehicles (Off-road Areas) Regulations 1979 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

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