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Vehicle Specifications

Vehicle Modifications

Information on certifying vehicle modifications and contact details of Approved Vehicle Certifiers.

Defect Notices

If a vehicle is inspected and found to be defective or not complying with the Act or the Regulations, it may be issued with a defect notice.

Carrying Loads

Information on the rules for carrying loads on vehicles. These include the maximum dimensions of loads a vehicle is permitted to carry.

Light Trailer Requirements

Information on new or first time registered trailers.

Vehicle Weight Categories

Information on weight categories.

Vehicle Call-ins

Any complaint to the department about an unroadworthy vehicle should be forwarded to the Department of State Growth, GPO Box 1002, Hobart, Tas 7001 or vehicle.callins@stategrowth.tas.gov.au.

LPG Gas Fitters

The businesses listed are Registered Automotive Gas Fitters for LPG Gas Conversions.

Performance Based Standards (PBS) Scheme and Quad Axle Groups

Tasmania has agreed to the implementation of the national Performance Based Standards (PBS) Scheme and more general use of quad axle groups.

Static Roll Threshold (SRT) Calculator

Static Roll Threshold (SRT) is a measure of a vehicle's resistance to roll over during a steady speed cornering manoeuvre.

Warning lights and signs for busses

Information and requirements to fit warning lights and signs to busses.

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