Controlled access buses

Transitioned notices covering the operation of heavy vehicle access have been replaced and national and state notices made under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) have been updated. A list of expired notices and their replacement is available on the NHVR website.

Operators and drivers of controlled access buses are required to comply with the specified notice(s) available from the NHVR website.

Expiring NoticeUpdated Notice
National Class 2 Heavy Vehicle Controlled Access Bus Authorisation (Notice) 2014 (No. 1) and National Class 3 Heavy Vehicle Controlled Access Bus Rear Overhang Dimension Exemption (Notice) 2014 (No. 1)

Operation of 14.5m Transitplus controlled access buses providing a route service in South Australia
National Class 3 Controlled Access Bus Exemption Notice 2019
Approval for a bus towing a disabled bus to exceed an overall length of 19 metresSouth Australia - Exemption for bus towing a disabled bus to exceed an overall length of 19 metres.
Exemption for buses to exceed a width of 2.5 metresRetired

Related information


Contact National Heavy Vehicle Regulator



Phone - 1300 MYNHVR (1300 696 487)
Fax - (07) 3309 8777


PO Box 492
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

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