Vehicle Standards Information 26 – This information sheet supersedes all previous copies of VSI 26.

Roadworthiness requirements

This Vehicle Standards Information Sheet constitutes the written directions to Licensed Vehicle Testers given by VicRoads under Part 6 of the Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2021. Licensed Vehicle Testers must ensure that a vehicle meets these standards before a Certificate of Roadworthiness is issued.

This information sheet applies to vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) of 4.5 tonne or less. For heavy vehicle requirements please refer to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator website at For motorcycle and moped requirements please refer to Vehicle Standards Information (VSI) 4 Summary of standards for registration requirements for motorcycles and mopeds.

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