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About vehicle standards and modifications

There are a wide variety of Commonwealth and State standards that govern the safe construction and modification of vehicles that are used on Queensland roads.

The following pages contain information about light vehicle standards, inspections, and modifications as well as information about new and emerging technologies that will make the vehicles that access roads safer for drivers, occupants and other road users.

For information about heavy vehicle standards and modifications, please visit the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator website.

Vehicle standards


Vehicle inspections

Car on a hoist

Vehicle modifications

Car engine

Safer vehicles

Last updated
24 August 2017