Standards for Electrical Connections for Trailers - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with one of these standards if you intend to install or repair electrical connectors between motor vehicles and trailers or if you intend to supply, sell or use trailers.

Any electrical connectors between motor vehicles and trailers for operation of the vehicle lights must comply with at least one of:

  • AS 2513-1982 Electrical Connections for Trailer Vehicles;
  • International Standards Organisation ISO 1185-1997;
  • Society of Automotive Engineers SAE J 560-1998; or
  • AS 4735-2003 Heavy Road Vehicles - Electrical connectors for articulated vehicles.

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

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.

Other resources

Task Resources
Comply AS 2513-1982 Electrical Connections for Trailer Vehicles (Opens in new window)
Comply Society of Automotive Engineers SAE J 560-1998 - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.
Comply ISO 1185-1997 (Opens in new window)
Comply AS 4735-2003 Heavy Road Vehicles - Electrical connectors for articulated vehicles (Opens in new window)

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