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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.

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
(July 2014)
G3.2
Seatbelt assessment
(July 2014)
G10.2
Use of heavy vehicle modification codes on light vehicles
(October 2019)
G12.5
Minor Modifications
(May 2020)
G19.12
Front fog lamps and daytime running lamps
(May 2014)
G20.1
Information sheets for Approved Examiners
(July 2020)
G21.3
Fitting of non-compliant fifth wheel couplings
(April 2014)
G22.1
Buying a caravan
(October 2017)
G23.2
Advertising signs and additional lighting fitted to a vehicle
(June 2014)
G24.1

Light vehicles

Subject Number
Individually constructed vehicles
(September 2020)
L2.4
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) L15.3
Engine modifications under the National Code of Practice for Light Vehicle Construction and Modification
(April 2013)
L20.3
Certification of Street Rods under the Queensland Code of Practice – Vehicle Modifications
(December 2012)
L21.2
Gas system installations under the National Code of Practice for Light Vehicle Construction and Modification
(November 2020)
L22.4
Change in seating positions
(August 2016) 
L29.2 
Ex-Australian Defence Force Vehicles
(June 2016)
L30.1 
ESC testing on in-service light vehicles
(October2019) 
L32.0
Modifying wheel track difference
(October 2019) 
L33.0

Archived and repealed vehicle standards instructions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 For copies of archived or repealed instructions, please email us at vehiclestandards@tmr.qld.gov.au.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
15 January 2021