About this Technical Advisory Procedure (TAP):

This Technical Advisory Procedure is published by the Australian Trucking Association Ltd (ATA) to assist the road transport industry to improve the visibility of heavy commercial trucks and trailers.

This TAP is not, nor is it intended to be, complete or without exceptions.

The Technical Advisory Procedure is a guide only and its use is entirely voluntary. Recommendations or procedures may not be suitable for or applicable to all operators. Operators should consider their own circumstances, practices and procedures when using this Technical Advisory Procedure.

Operators must comply with the Australian Design Rules (ADRs), the Australian Vehicle Standards Regulations, the Roadworthiness Guidelines and any specific information and instructions provided by manufacturers in relation to vehicle’s systems and components.

No endorsement of products or services is made or intended. Brand names, where used in this Technical Advisory Procedure, are for illustrative purposes only.

Suggestions or comments about this Technical Advisory Procedure are welcome. Please write to the Industry Technical Council, Australian Trucking Association, Minter Ellison Building, 25 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2603.



The ATA makes no representations and provides no warranty that the information and recommendations contained in this Technical Advisory Procedure are suitable for use by or applicable to all operators, up to date, complete or without exception. Reliance or use upon the information or recommendations is voluntary and the user accepts all risks and responsibility for any such reliance or use and to the maximum extent permitted by law the ATA excludes all liability to any person arising directly or indirectly out of any such reliance or use.