Release of National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice (No 3) and Queensland Conditions

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The Heavy Vehicle National Law – National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2020 (No 3) (The Notice) has now been released, superseding the National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2020 (No 2).

Minor change:

A minor change was made to Schedule 3 Queensland Schedule of The Notice.  

  • Removal of a ‘Note’ referencing the previously revoked Section 10, specifying Christmas – New Year and Easter restrictions.
  • This change was made to remove any ambiguity relating to travel over the Christmas and Easter periods.

Christmas Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) restrictions:

Please be advised, Schedule 3, Section 7 – Queensland specific area conditions, apply to SPVs exceeding 3.1 metres wide but not exceeding the limit of 3.5 metres wide.

  • Restrictions are applicable to Saturdays, Sundays, state-wide public holidays and the day prior to a declared long weekend.

Note – These restrictions do not apply to SPVs less than 3.1 metres wide.


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