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

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you are involved in the design or manufacture 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. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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.

Administering agency

Department of Transport

Transport Services

Driver and Vehicle Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Vehicle Safety and Standards Section

Operating address: 21 Murray Road South
Welshpool
Western Australia 6106
Phone: 13 11 56
Fax: 08 9216 3899