HVS Period Options, Accessories & Safety Items Update
Published 23 December 2020
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Seatbelts – must be road approved (including, for example lap, lap sash and harness varieties). The belts must comply with Schedule 2 of the Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2017.
Vehicles built to comply with Australian Design Rules (ADR) 4 and 5 must continue to comply.
If a vehicle does not have seatbelt mounts and seatbelts are installed, they must be signed off by a suitably qualified Engineer.
Child Restraint Anchorages (CRA) – a vehicle must comply with ADR 4 and 5.
Direction indicators – can be white or amber (amber is preferred). The style must be in keeping with the defined period of the vehicle. Brake lamps flashing red for direction indicators are not acceptable. The replacement of semaphore type indicators is permitted.
Left-Hand Drive (LHD) sourced vehicles must have Right-Hand Drive (RHD) headlamps.
Toughened glass windscreens must have a safety zone immediately in front of the driver.
Imported vehicles may retain OEM belts. However, if the belts are fitted after importation, they must comply with Schedule 2 of the Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2017.