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ADR 62/00 Standards/Australian Design Rules for Vehicles as made
This is a vehicle standard determined under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 providing requirements for mechanical connections between vehicles.
Administered by: Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
General Comments: This Standard repeals each vehicle standard with the name Australian Design Rule 62/00 — Mechanical Connections Between Vehicles that is: (a) made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989; and (b) in force at the commencement of this Standard. This Standard also repeals each instrument made under section 7 of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 that creates a vehicle standard with the name Australian Design Rule 62/00 — Mechanical Connections Between Vehicles, if there are no other vehicle standards created by that instrument, or amendments to vehicle standards made by that instrument, that are still in force at the commencement of this Standard.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 40
Made 03 Sep 2006
Registered 14 Sep 2006
Tabled HR 09 Oct 2006
Tabled Senate 09 Oct 2006
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Legislative Instrument
 
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Explanatory Statement
 
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Incorporated Documents
Australian Standard 2175-1990 “Articulated Vehicles - Kingpins” : s5.3.2

Australian Standard 4177.3-1994 “Coupling Body for Ball Couplings” : s5.3.4.3

Australian Standard 1773-1990 “Articulated Vehicles - Fifth Wheel Assemblies” : s5.3.1

Australian Standard 2213-1984 “50 mm Pin-type Couplings and Drawbar Eyes for Trailers” : s5.3.3

Australian Standard AS 4177.4 1994 “Safety Chains up to 3500 kg capacity” : s8.4.5

Australian Standard 2175-1990 “Articulated Vehicles - Kingpins”, Appendix D : s5.2.4.2

Vehicle Standard (Australian Design Rule – Definitions and Vehicle Categories) 2005 : s4.1

ADR 38 – Trailer Brake Systems : s8.1

Australian Standard 1771-1987 “Installation of Fifth Wheel and Turntable assemblies” : s5.2.4.1.1

Australian Standard 1872-1976 “Safety Chains for Trailers and Caravans” : s8.4.4

AS 4177.2-1994 “Caravan and light trailer towing components - 50 mm towballs” : s5.3.4.3

AS 2174-1994 “Articulated vehicles - Mechanical coupling between prime movers and Semitrailers - Interchangeability requirements” : s5.2.4.1.2

AS D18-1968 “50 mm Ball Couplings (for Automotive Purposes)” : s5.3.4.1

Australian Standard 2174-1978 “Recommendations for positions and heights of Fifth Wheels for Articulated Vehicles” : s5.4.2.1.2