Frequently Asked Questions
Please click on the links below for answers to the most asked questions
Q:How much can I tow?
A:Refer to manufacturer of tow vehicle.
Q: What is the longest/widest/highest I can go?
A: The total combination is less than 19m and the trailer is less than 12.5m, 2.5m wide, 4.3m high. All these are without permits.
Q: How much can I put on a single axle?
A: 9000kg on 4 tyres.
Q: What type of brakes do I need?
A: Refer ADR38,
- Up to 750kg GTM – exempt.
- Up to 2000kg GTM – effective override brakes.
- Up to 4500kg GTM – Breakaway brakes, electric, air, twin line vacuum.
- Over 4500kg GTM – Federal Office of Road Safety complied, air over mechanical braking system.
A: Gross vehicle mass is the weight of the trailer and its load disconnected from the towing vehicle.