Premiums & Vehicle Classifications
Motor Accident Insurance Board (MAIB)
Premiums & Vehicle Classifications - Effective from 1 December 2017 (Premiums are payable to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles)
Information on the six monthly payment option is available from Service Tasmania on 1300 135 513 or international +61 3 6169 9017.
DESCRIPTION OF VEHICLE
Annual Premiums (incl. of GST and Duty of $20.00)
Motor Car: A motor vehicle constructed principally for the carriage of persons, including a campervan, and not included in any other class.
Light Goods Vehicle: A motor vehicle constructed principally for the carriage of goods, and with a gross vehicle mass not exceeding 4.5 tonnes
Heavy Goods Vehicle: A motor vehicle (including a special purpose vehicle) constructed principally for the carriage of goods, and with a gross vehicle mass exceeding 4.5 tonnes
Medium Motorcycle: A motorcycle with an engine capacity which exceeds 125 c.c. but does not exceed 250 c.c.
Large Motorcycle: A motorcycle with an engine capacity which exceeds 700 c.c.
Taxi or Chauffeured Hire Car: A taxi used to operate a taxi service or a luxury hire car used to operate a luxury hire car service under the Taxi & Luxury Hire Vehicle Industries Act 2008.
Large Passenger Vehicle: A public passenger vehicle that has 17 or more seats.
Hire and Drive Vehicle: A motor vehicle that is used to operate a hire and driver passenger service.
Caravan, Horse Float, Plant and Machinery (Non Self-Propelled): Any caravan, horse float or plant and machinery with an unladen mass exceeding half a tonne, which is designed to be drawn by a motor vehicle (excluding any trailer).
Heavy Trailer: A trailer, the unladen mass exceeding half a tonne and not included in Class 9.
Mobile Crane: A mobile crane (excluding a tow truck).
Restricted Registration Vehicles, including Farm Motor Cycles: Off-road and restricted registration vehicles not otherwise provided for in Classes 15 or 18, including ride on lawn mowers capable of exceeding 10kph.
Plant and Machinery (Self-Propelled): A tractor (other than a farm tractor), road roller, motor street flusher, tar sprayer, tar roller, motor eductor, street sweeper, excavator, traction engine, road grader, fork lift truck, motor end loader, traxcavator, trench digger, bulldozer, earth moving machine or any similar kind of vehicle not otherwise specified in any other class.
Motor Trade Plate: A motor vehicle used under the authority of a trade plate issued under the Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999.
Farm Tractor: A tractor used for agricultural purposes only (whether registered or not)
Medium Passenger Vehicle: A public passenger vehicle (other than a taxi or luxury hire car) that has no more than 16 seats.
Small Motorcycle: A motorcycle with an engine capacity which does not exceed 125 c.c
Off Road and Recreational Vehicles: A trail bike, mini-bike, all terrain vehicle (ATV), dune buggy or any other off-road or recreational vehicle either covered by restricted registration or not required to be registered.
Short Term Unregistered Vehicle: A vehicle that is subject to a short-term unregistered vehicle permit.
Medium Large Motorcycle: A motorcycle with an engine capacity which exceeds 250 c.c. but does not exceed 700 c.c
Vintage Motor Vehicle or Street Rod: A vehicle that is registered as a vintage motor vehicle or street rod.
Special Interest Vehicles: A special interest vehicle as defined under the Vehicle and Traffic (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2010.
Ride-sourcing Vehicle: A vehicle that is used as a ride-sourcing vehicle.