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Heavy Vehicles

Heavy Vehicle Safety Code - Do you want to apply for a Certificate of Commitment to Heavy Vehicle Safety?

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.

PBS Policy Statement, (PDF, 153KB) , Quad Axle Policy Statement, (PDF, 57.9KB) , National Access Conditions, (PDF, 18.5KB) , Quad Axle Network Map, (PDF, 3.82MB)

Before completing the permit forms please read - Guidelines for completing applications, (word, 6MB),
Permits for  Cranes and Special Purpose Vehicles, (PDF) , Permits for Oversize/Overmass loads on trucks or trailers, (PDF)

Crane Access to the State Road Network, (PDF 891KB) 

Class 1, (PDF) , Class 2, (PDF) , Class 3, (PDF) , Class 4, (PDF) , Class 5& 6 (provisional), (PDF)

Heavy Vehicle Licence Information
Learner licence - heavy vehicle , Full driver licence - heavy vehicle , Driver Licence Extension Chart , Tasmanian Heavy Vehicle Driver's Handbook, (4.7MB)

Designated HV Parking Areas, (PDF, 338KB) 

Information Bulletins

Defect Notices 
Information on defect notices, AIS Inspection Locations,

Vehicle Call-ins
Any complaint to the Division about an unroadworthy vehicle should be forwarded to the Executive Officer, Vehicle Operations, DIER, 10 Murray Street, Hobart. More information on vehicle call-ins

Heavy Vehicle Safety Code
Tasmanian Heavy Vehicle Safety Code, (PDF, 514KB) , Application for Certificate of Commitment to Heavy Vehicle Safety, (PDF, 53KB) , Register of Transport Operators that have signed up to the Code, (PDF, 40KB) 

To apply for a Certificate you need to have firstly read the Tasmanian Heavy Vehicle Safety Code, (PDF 514KB) and then complete the application form. 

Details of where to send the application are at the bottom of the form

External Links
Performance Based Standards,(external link) , Static Roll Threshold (SRT) Calculator , Vehicle and Traffic (Vehicle Operations) Notice 2010 , HeTSAC

Download The Tasmanian Heavy Vehicle Drivers Hanbook

Where do I get  vehicles inspected -  Vehicle inspection locations (AIS)?
How do I contact DIER?