Owner-Driver Contracts Code of Conduct 2010 - Western Australia


You may need to follow this Code of Conduct if you are either:

  • an owner driver
  • a person or company that hires an owner driver.

An owner-driver is someone who owns the vehicle they use for carrying out their work as a driver.

This Code applies to all owner-driver contracts and agreements. It deals primarily with standards of conduct during negotiations, penalty clauses, rates of interest, deductions from payments and record keeping requirements. It also empowers the Road Freight Transport Industry Council to develop and publish Guideline Rates for use by the industry.

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

Owner-Drivers (Contracts and Disputes) Act 2007 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Owner-Drivers (Contracts and Disputes) (Code of Conduct) Regulations 2010 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Transport


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