Authorised Persons Scheme – VSB 6

Truck Engineering Australia is approved under the Authorised Persons Scheme and can perform Modification Plate Inspections and Approvals for all Heavy Vehicle codes (see below) and some Light Vehicle (trailer) codes.

Such modifications could include:

  • Fitment of a body
  • Wheelbase Extensions
  • Chassis Alterations
  • Axle, suspension or brake substitutions
  • Tow Coupling installation
  • Vehicle Rating Change

It is recommended that prior to carrying out any modifications on your vehicle, you should contact TEA or review the VSB6 guidelines for each modification to ensure that the modification is in accordance with the code. Some modifications may also require testing / validation and where applicable, TEA can assist.

Approved Heavy Vehicle Codes:

A1 – Engine substitution
A2 – Air cleaner substitution or additional fitting
A3 – Turbocharger installation
A4 – Exhaust system alteration
A5 – Road speed limiter installation

B1 – Transmission substitution or additional fitting

C1 – Tail shaft alterations

D1 – Rear axle installation
D2 – Differential substitution

E1 – Front axle installation
E2 – Steering alteration
E3 – Fitting of non-standard front wheel components

F1 – Suspension substitution
F2 – Trailer suspension modifications

G1 – Relocation of air brake components
G2 – Installation of trailer braking controls
G3 – Trailer brake system upgrade
G4 – Motor vehicle brake system certification
G5 – Fitting of auxiliary and endurance brakes
G6 – Fitting of air operated accessories
G7 – Brake system substitution / wheelbase extension
G8 – Trailer brake system upgrade (design)

H1 – Wheelbase extension outside OEM options
H2 – Wheelbase reduction outside OEM options
H3 – Wheelbase alterations within OEM options
H4 – Chassis alteration
H5 – Trailer chassis modifications
H6 – Install approved front underrun protection
H7 – Design or manufacture aftermarket front underrun protection

J1 – Body mounting
J2 – Fitting of truck-bus body
J3 – Fitting of roll-over or falling object protection system

K1 – Seating capacity alteration, seat, seatbelt and anchorage installation
K2 – Certification of seat and of seatbelt anchorage
K3 – Cabin conversion
K5 – Installation of wheelchair occupant restraint system
K6 – Child restraint anchorage installation

M1 – Fuel system alterations

P1 – Towbar and coupling installation other than fifth wheels and kingpins
P2 – Fifth wheel and kingpin installation

R1 – Installation of vehicle mounted lifting systems
R2 – Wheelchair loader installation

S1 – GVM/GCM re-rating
S2 – GVM re-rating (design)
S3 – GCM re-rating (design)
S4 – GVM Rating (Rigid Omnibus) (Stand-alone Queensland Code) 
S5 – GVM Rating (Articulated Omnibus) (Stand-alone Queensland Code) 
S6 – Omnibus Licencing Evaluation (Stand-alone Queensland Code) 

S7 – ATM/GTM re-rating
S8 – Motor vehicle road train rating
S9 – Prime mover B-double rating
S10 – Concessional Livestock Loading (Stand-alone Queensland Code)
S11 – Road train trailer rating
S12 – ATM/GTM re-rating (design)

T1 – Tow trucks (construction)
T2 – Tow trucks (design)

Approved Light Vehicle Codes:

  • LS11 – GVM Increase
  • LS12 – Light Trailer Modifications
  • & more
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