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Heavy vehicle operator guidelines

All national notices, permit-based schemes are implemented by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.

The following guidelines are specific for Queensland.

Agricultural vehicles and agricultural combinations (Form 14)

View all maps for excess dimension vehicles including agricultural vehicles and combinations.

Conditional registration (Form 17)

Controlled access buses (overall length not exceeding 14.5m)

Eligible Cotton Harvesters - over size and over mass concession

Livestock loading in Queensland

View the livestock loading scheme notice

Queensland access condition guide

This guide is to be read in conjunction with the following National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Notices:

  • Multi-State Class 1 Load Carrying Vehicles Dimension Exemption Notice 2019
  • Queensland Class 3 Heavy Vehicle (Indivisible Item) Dimension Exemption Notice 2019
  • Queensland Class 1 Special Purpose Combination Mass Dimension Exemption Notice 2019
  • Multi-State Class 1 Load Carrying Vehicles Mass Exemption Notice 2016.

Pilot and escort operations in Queensland (Form 41)

The excess mass and dimensions page provides more detailed information for conditions of operations for excess mass and dimension vehicles.

Information bulletins

Disaster assistance package

Disaster assistance package information bulletin

Drought assistance package

Drought assistance package information bulletin

Grain harvest management scheme

The scheme is administered by AgForce. More information is available from AgForce*.

Load Restraint Guide

Loading heavy vehicles safely is vital to preventing injury to people and damage to property.

The Load Restraint Guide 2018 provides transport drivers, operators, and other participants in the transport chain of responsibility with basic safety principles which should be followed for the safe carriage of loads on road vehicles.

Last updated
10 June 2019