All heavy vehicle permits are issued through the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) access permit process.
Classes of heavy vehicles
Examples of the different types of heavy vehicle in each class include:
- Class 1 heavy vehicles – Common Class 1 heavy vehicles include: agricultural vehicles, oversize overmass vehicles, and special purpose vehicles.
- Class 2 heavy vehicles – Common Class 2 heavy vehicles include: freight-carrying vehicles (B-doubles, B-triples, road trains), buses, vehicle carriers, livestock vehicles, and Performance-Based Standards (PBS) vehicles.
Class 3 heavy vehicles – A Class 3 heavy vehicle is one which, together with its load, does not comply with prescribed mass or dimension requirements and is not a Class 1 heavy vehicle.
For further information and all other applications, you will need to apply directly to the NHVR.