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Vehicle Specifications/Safety

Information Bulletins
Importing Vehicles into Australia, (PDF, 572KB), Requirements for Light Trailers , Rear Overhang Limits, (PDF 190KB) , Motorhome Conversion, (PDF 139KB) , G - General Access Mass and Dimension Requirements, (PDF)

Approved Seat Fitters
The businesses listed are authorised to install seats and seat belts in all motor vehicles. They may inspect and certify the installation has been properly undertaken for motor vehicles with up to 9 seats.View the list of approved seat fitters

Vehicle Modifications
Information on changing vehicle details/configuration and modification application form. Modification Application Form, (PDF, 229KB)  (Word, 331KB) , Change of Vehicle Configuration

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. SRT Calculator

Defect Notices
Information on defect notices, AIS Inspection Locations

Engineering Signatories 
For engineering reports on modifications, rebuilds, conversions, imports, kit cars, homebuilds and street rods. More information on engineering signatories.

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)

Further information regarding PBS (including blueprint designs and vehicle combination's) - National Transport Commission's (NTC) website.

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. Information on vehicle call-ins


Where do I get  vehicles inspected Vehicle inspection locations (AIS)?
What are the requirements for light trailers?
Planning to import a vehicle into Tasmania?, (PDF)

Vehicle weight categories
Information on Heavy Vehicles

Contact DIER