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Vehicle standards instructions

The vehicle standards instructions below are for enforcement officers, approved inspection stations, accredited persons, bus operators and vehicle owners in Queensland. The documents provide guidance and advice on a range of vehicle standards.

Please Note: For information about heavy vehicles, including vehicle standards guides for heavy vehicles, please refer to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.

General

Subject Number
Fitting of visual display units in vehicles
(May 2014)
G3.1
Seatbelt assessment
(July 2014)
G10.1
Use of heavy vehicle modification codes on light vehicles
(May 2014)
G12.2
Inspection of light utility vehicles converted into motorhomes
(November 2013)
G16.0
Projecting loads
(January 2014)
G18.0
Minor Modifications
(February 2016)
G19.6
Front fog lamps and daytime running lamps
(May 2014)
G20.0
Information sheets for Approved Examiners
(May 2014)
G21.0
Fitting of non-compliant fifth wheel couplings
(April 2014)
G22.0
Purchasing a safe and compliant caravan or camper trailer
(April 2014)
G23.0
Advertising signs and additional lighting fitted to a vehicle
(June 2014)
G24.0
Vehicle Standards for Conditionally Registered Vehicles
(July 2014)
G27.0

Light vehicles

Subject Number
Individually constructed vehicles
(July 2014)
L2.2
Permanent and temporary removal of seats from light motor vehicles
(May 2014)
L5.1
Driving lamps, including Light Emitting Diode (LED) light bars on light vehicles (September 2015) L15.2
Replacement of hydragas suspension system on MG F model vehicles with coil spring conversion
(May 2014)
L16.1
Vehicle lifts under the Queensland Code of Practice – Vehicle Modifications
(December 2012)
L19.1
Engine modifications under the National Code of Practice for Light Vehicle Construction and Modification
(April 2013)
L20.2
Certification of Street Rods under the Queensland Code of Practice – Vehicle Modifications
(December 2012)
L21.1
Gas system installations under the National Code of Practice for Light Vehicle Construction and Modification
(December 2012)
L22.1
Approval of modifications to vehicle controls
(November 2013)
L24.0
Certification of pre-1989 imported vehicles
(August 2014)
L26.0
Change in seating positions
(April 2016) 
L29.0 

Heavy vehicles

No current Vehicle Standards Instructions in this category.

Trailers

Subject Number
No current Vehicle Standards Instructions in this category.

Passenger vehicles

Subject Number
No current Vehicle Standards Instructions in this category.

Motorcycles

Subject Number
Motorcycle mudguard requirements
November 2014
M4.1

Recalls

Subject Number
No current Vehicle Standards Instructions in this category.

Archived and repealed vehicle standards instructions

When a Vehicle Standards Instruction is no longer required, Transport and Main Roads will remove it from this page. For copies of archived or repealed instructions, please email us at vehiclestandards@tmr.qld.gov.au.

Last updated
27 May 2016