Operators or drivers of agricultural vehicles, or operators transporting agricultural vehicles, in South Australia are required to comply with and carry the applicable gazette notice from below in their vehicle.If your operating requirements cannot be met by a gazette notice, you may need to apply for an oversize and overmass heavy vehicle permit.
Mass Limit Variation for Heavy Vehicles Transporting Grain from the Farm Gate to Grain Receiver
Oversize or overmass agricultural vehicles driven on roadsTransport of agricultural vehicles carried as a loadOperation of rubber tracked tractors with a gross vehicles mass up to 24 tonnesExemption for articulated motor vehicles transporting baled wool to exceed a height of 4.3 metresGazette Notice for B-Doubles carting rectangular baled hay loaded to 4.6m in height Exemption for the transport of baled wool and/or baled hay to exceed a width of 2.5 metresLarge Rectangular Baled HayExemption for the fitting of mudguards to agricultural vehiclesExemption for left hand drive agricultural machinesLighting, Braking and Mudguard Exemption for Citrus TrailersExemption for the fitting of lighting equipment, rear vision mirrors, horn and other equipment to agricultural vehicles which are not more that 3 metres in width Exemption from the fitting of lighting equipment, rear vision mirrors, horn and other equipment to agricultural vehicles which are more than 3 metres in widthExemption for motor bikes and motor bikes fitted with a side car which are being used for work related activities by primary producers and nominated government departments and authoritiesExemption for three and four wheel motor bikes which are being used for work related activities by primary producers and nominated government departments and authoritiesExemption for the transport of sheaved hay to exceed a width of 2.5 metres Exemption for the fitting of lighting and other equipment to tractors, graders, road rollers and other machines used for road construction and/or maintenance operating on roads and road related areasExemption for the fitting of lighting equipment, rear vision mirrors, horn and other equipment to tractors, road construction equipment and forklifts operating within a designated worksiteExemption from the Road Traffic (Vehicle Standards) Rules 1999, for agricultural utility vehicles that are being used for work related activities by primary producers, government departments, government authorities and local government authorities
Drivers and operators must comply with the following applicable code of practice:Code of Practice for Oversize or Overmass Agricultural VehiclesCode of Practice for Transport of Agricultural Vehicles as LoadsCode of Practice for the Transport of Large Rectangular Baled HayCode of Practice for Rubber Tracked Tractors
Immediately prior to any journey drivers must determine the approved route via the RAVnet online map system or the below documents.Note: Route maps do not need to be carried within the vehicle in South Australia.If you wish to travel on a route not specified in the applicable route network, or if your operating requirements cannot be met by a Gazette Notice, you will need to apply for an oversize overmass heavy vehicle permit or request a new route assessment.
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