In NSW, heavy vehicles are categorised as either 'general access' or 'restricted access' vehicles. These categories are dependent on the vehicle mass, dimension and configuration or a combination of all three.
NSW Drought relief: increasing freight access
Transporting food, water and stock in drought affected areas? New access options, information and support are available.
In this section...
Find out about the training and testing requirements for getting a heavy vehicle licence.
Network maps and approved roads lists for road freight transport, special purpose and load carrying vehicles.
Information to assist freight operators delivering to drought affected areas, including an overview of available Notices and Permits for the transport of food, water and stock.
Compliance information, including Chain of Responsibility, load and height restrictions, speeding and camera enforcement, inspections and checks, industry investigations, and statistics.
Access application and requirements for different types of heavy vehicles, including general access, restricted access, Performance Based Standards and mass limits.
Australia's national, independent Regulator for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes GVM.
Information about the various freight and access schemes that operate in NSW.
What you need to register a heavy vehicle in NSW, including costs and charges.
Roads and Maritime has dedicated representatives to assist industry operators and drivers with compliance requirements.
Notices, orders, documents and forms for heavy vehicle operators and drivers.