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Heavy Vehicles


Defect Notices

Information on defect notices
Heavy Vehicle Inspection Locations (AIS) 

Heavy Vehicle Safety

Heavy Truck Safety Advisory Council (HeTSAC)
Heavy Vehicle Safety Code
Vehicle call-ins
Static Roll Threshold (SRT) Calculator 

Heavy Vehicle Licence Information

Learner Licence
Full Driver Licence
Tasmanian Heavy Vehicle Driver's Handbook, (PDF)
Driver Licence Extension Chart 
Exemption from the Age and Experience Criteria to Drive a Heavy Vehicle, (PDF)

Registration Information

Heavy Trailer Classification Report, (PDF) 
Heavy Vehicle Classification Report, (PDF)
Temporary Upgrade Permits 
Approved Inspection Stations

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)
Quad Axle Policy Statement, (PDF)
National Access Conditions, (PDF)
Quad Axle Network Map, (PDF) 

Heavy Vehicle Reform

Heavy Vehicle Reform

DIER is working with the Commonwealth and other State and Territory agencies towards the implementation of a single national system for the regulation of heavy vehicles.

This system will be administered by a National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR). DIER has established a Project Team to oversee the implementation of the reforms in Tasmania and more information is available at

Heavy Vehicle National Law - Restricted Access Vehicle Routes

Tasmanian Approved B-double Route Network
Tasmanian Approved Truck and Dog Trailer Combination Route Network
Tasmanian Approved Truck and Dog Trailer Increased Mass Limits Route Network
Tasmanian Declared Higher Mass Limit Route Network

More Information

Important information regarding Vehicle and Traffic(Vehicle Operations)Notice 2013 effective 10th Feb 2014

Link to National Heavy Vehicle Regulator website and Heavy Vehicle National Law Commonwealth Notices

Vehicle and Traffic (Vehicle Operations) Notice 2013 (Tasmanian Legislation Website)

Designated HV Parking Areas, (PDF)