Tasmania Higher Mass Limits Declaration 2016 (No.1)

Statutory Instrument Series:

Heavy Vehicle Higher Mass Limits Declaration

  1. Purpose


The purpose of this Declaration is to authorise the use of certain categories of heavy vehicles under higher mass limits on stated areas and routes in Tasmania.


2.      Authorising Provisions


This Declaration is made under section 12 of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation (the National Regulation).


3.      Title


This Declaration may be cited as the Tasmania Higher Mass Limits Declaration 2016.


4.      Commencement


This Declaration commences on 1 December 2016.


5.      Expiry


This Declaration expires on 30 November 2021.


6.      Definitions


1)      In this Declaration -


Eligible vehicle means a HML heavy vehicle fitted with:

a)      an 8-tyred tandem axle group; or

b)      a 12-tyred tri-axle group.




7.      Application


This Declaration applies to eligible vehicles operating in Tasmania.


8.      Stated Areas and Routes


An eligible vehicle may use the routes set out in the Tasmanian Declared HML Route Network published by the Tasmania Department of State Growth.


Note: The Tasmania HML Network may be found at http://data.stategrowth.tas.gov.au/Networks/?mapName=HML




Dated: 25 November 2016

Signature of Sal Petroccitto
Chief Executive Officer
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator 




Sal Petroccitto

Chief Executive Officer

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator