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Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Published Date 04 Feb 2019


Tasmania Class 3 Heavy Vehicle Bus Mass Exemption Notice 2019 (No.1)



1.         The purpose of this Notice is to exempt eligible class 3 buses from the mass limits specified in section 2(1)(a) of Schedule 1 of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation (the Regulation).


Authorising Provision

2.         This Notice is made under section 117 of the Heavy Vehicle National Law as in force in each participating jurisdiction (the HVNL).



3.         This Notice may be cited as the Tasmania Class 3 Heavy Vehicle, Bus Mass Exemption Notice 2019.



4.         This Notice commences on 10 February 2019.



5.         This Notice expires on 9 February 2024.



6.         Unless otherwise stated, words and expressions used in this Notice have the same meanings as those defined in the Heavy Vehicle National Law.



7.         This Notice applies in the state of Tasmania.


8.         This Notice applies to the following eligible buses—

a)      two axle buses;

b)      buses with a rear tandem rear axle group fitted with single tyres on one axle and dual tyres on the other; and

c)       buses with a rear tandem axle group fitted with dual tyres on both axles.


Exemption from mass requirements

9.         This Notice exempts eligible buses from the mass limits specified in section (2)(1)(a) of Schedule 1 of the Regulation.


Condition – maximum permissible mass

10.     The mass of an eligible bus under this Notice must not be more than the sum of the mass limits stated in Table 1 (Axle mass limits table) of Part 2 of Schedule 1of the Regulation.


Condition - Areas or routes.

11.     Eligible buses may use all roads in Tasmania.



Peter Caprioli

Executive Director (Freight and Supply Chain Productivity)

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator