Licensing publications by topic

Publications (by topic) related to driver and vehicle licensing and safety in Western Australia.

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  Drivers - getting a licence, driver safety and law

Title Type Size Date
Additional record of supervised driving pages PDF 185 Kb 09-Nov-17
Alcohol Interlock Scheme (Fact sheet) PDF 220 Kb 06-Nov-18
Alcohol Interlock Scheme (Questions and Answers) PDF 139 Kb 07-Dec-16
Alcohol Interlock Scheme: Participant guide PDF 478 Kb 23-Jan-17
Demerit points: Double or nothing law (Fact sheet) PDF 1 Mb 19-Feb-18
Drive Safe handbook PDF 5 Mb 05-Nov-18
Driver training program list (Appendix A) PDF 34 Kb 19-Jan-17
Expansion of motor injury insurance cover: Catastrophic Injuries Support Scheme (FAQ) PDF 111 Kb 29-Aug-16
Extraordinary driver licence form and plastic card (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 271 Kb 05-Sep-17
Getting your motorcycle licence (Fact sheet) PDF 1 Mb 05-Nov-18
How to pass your driving assessment (Booklet) PDF 6 Mb 17-Oct-18
How to pass your driving assessment: A senior's guide to the Practical Driving Assessment PDF 387 Kb 05-Feb-18
'L' plates: yellow (printable) PDF 93 Kb 05-Nov-15
Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMS) (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 332 Kb 05-Nov-18
Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMS): R-E approved motorcycles list PDF 208 Kb 22-Mar-18
Mandatory driving tests for motorcycle riders aged 85 years and older PDF 136 Kb 05-Feb-18
Overseas drivers: How to get your driver's licence in Western Australia PDF 387 Kb 08-Jun-18
'P' plates: green (printable) PDF 109 Kb 19-Jan-17
'P' plates: red (printable) PDF 115 Kb 13-Feb-17
Photo card (Fact sheet) PDF 210 Kb 05-Sep-17
Photo card: Frequently Asked Questions PDF 99 Kb 23-Mar-17
Practical Driving Assessment (PDA): Heavy Combination (HC class) vehicle (Fact sheet DL68) PDF 340 Kb 22-Nov-16
Practical Driving Assessment: Online booking service user guide PDF 1 Mb 06-Oct-17
Practical Driving Assessment: Vehicle suitability guide - C class vehicles (Fact sheet) PDF 675 Kb 05-Nov-15
Proof of identity for other Driver and Vehicle Services transactions (Not an initial driver's licence or photo card) PDF 134 Kb 30-Nov-17
Proof of identity requirements (Fact sheet) PDF 155 Kb 30-Nov-17
Questions and answers for MR, HR and HC licences (Fact sheet E89) PDF 172 Kb 22-Nov-16
Remote Services: Proof of Identity - application requirements PDF 343 Kb 27-Nov-17
Ride Safe handbook PDF 8 Mb 05-Nov-18
Sample driving sheet: Appendix F PDF 35 Kb 19-Jan-17
Sample participant feedback form: Appendix G PDF 41 Kb 19-Jan-17
Sample provider's application form: Appendix C PDF 44 Kb 19-Jan-17
Sample provider's training form: Appendix D PDF 59 Kb 19-Jan-17
Security of licence cards (Fact sheet) PDF 584 Kb 10-Mar-17
Six steps to getting your licence (Fact sheet) PDF 632 Kb 05-Nov-18
Six steps to getting your licence for remote communities (Fact sheet) PDF 355 Kb 16-Oct-17
Vehicle Suitability Guide: Other Classes (Fact sheet) PDF 370 Kb 22-Jun-18
Western Australian learner's permit card (Fact sheet) PDF 223 Kb 22-Mar-18

  Driving instructor's resources

Title Type Size Date
Driver competency standard PDF 96 Kb 07-Feb-17
Heavy vehicle competency standard PDF 680 Kb 03-Feb-17
How to become a licensed driving instructor in Western Australia (Fact sheet) PDF 218 Kb 01-Dec-17
Light vehicle competency standard PDF 132 Kb 06-Jun-17
Motorcycle competency standard PDF 732 Kb 03-Feb-17
Multi Combination competency standard PDF 477 Kb 03-Feb-17

  Frequently Asked Questions

Title Type Size Date
Alcohol Interlock Scheme (Questions and Answers) PDF 139 Kb 07-Dec-16
Auxiliary plates (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 101 Kb 03-Feb-17
Change my gender (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 89 Kb 03-Feb-17
Expansion of motor injury insurance cover: Catastrophic Injuries Support Scheme (FAQ) PDF 111 Kb 29-Aug-16
Fitness to drive declaration (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 48 Kb 21-Apr-16
Flashing warning lights and emergency vehicle status (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 105 Kb 12-Feb-18
Graduated demerit points for Novice Drivers (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 81 Kb 24-Mar-16
Hail-damaged vehicles purchased at auction (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 54 Kb 12-Feb-18
Immediate disqualification (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 76 Kb 06-Jun-17
Implementation of trade plates (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 124 Kb 06-Jun-17
Introduction of the Motorcycle Graduated Licensing System (Fact Sheet) PDF 158 Kb 02-Nov-18
Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMS) (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 332 Kb 05-Nov-18
Licence Alert questions and answers (Fact Sheet) PDF 232 Kb 22-Oct-18
Mandatory reporting of medical conditions (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 969 Kb 13-Jul-17
Online three month renewal option (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 69 Kb 23-Nov-15
Payments, fees and concessions (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 239 Kb 16-Oct-18
Photo card: Frequently Asked Questions PDF 99 Kb 23-Mar-17
Plates (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 96 Kb 05-Apr-17
Proof of identity (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 195 Kb 22-Mar-18
Rules and penalties (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 719 Kb 05-Nov-15
Vehicle licensing and safety (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 136 Kb 12-Feb-18
Vintage, veteran, post vintage, invitation class concession (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 273 Kb 12-Feb-18
Your details and photograph (Frequently Asked Questions) PDF 73 Kb 05-Nov-15

  Vehicles: brochures, guides and reports

Title Type Size Date
A-frame towing (Brochure) PDF 1 Mb 25-Jan-17
Air bags (Fact sheet) PDF 50 Kb 25-Aug-17
Application for the authorisation to drive: Towed Agricultural Implements - HC-X or MC-X (Fact Sheet) PDF 76 Kb 19-Dec-17
Approval for certain emergency vehicles to fit red, blue and white flashing warning lights PDF 215 Kb 19-Jun-17
Approval for local government ranger vehicles to fit and display yellow flashing lights PDF 302 Kb 06-Sep-17
Approval for SES and FES vehicles to be operated as emergency vehicles and fit and display red, blue and white flashing lights PDF 988 Kb 27-Jul-17
Approval to display yellow flashing warning lights: Vehicles spraying pesticides PDF 76 Kb 18-Dec-15
Are you regularly checking your vehicle? PDF 211 Kb 12-Feb-18
BizPlates: Message and image guidelines PDF 36 Kb 17-Dec-14
BizPlates: Terms and conditions PDF 38 Kb 17-Dec-14
Decommissioning of the Federal Interstate Registration Scheme (Fact sheet) PDF 133 Kb 24-Jul-18
Driving authorisation required: Towed Agricultural Implements (Fact Sheet) PDF 59 Kb 06-Aug-15
Encouraging the purchase of safer vehicles: Main report PDF 380 Kb 03-Feb-17
Encouraging the purchase of safer vehicles: Part A PDF 1 Mb 03-Feb-17
Encouraging the purchase of safer vehicles: Part B PDF 403 Kb 03-Feb-17
Encouraging the purchase of safer vehicles: Part C PDF 468 Kb 03-Feb-17
Euro series plates: Terms and conditions PDF 26 Kb 06-Jan-15
Expansion of motor injury insurance cover: Catastrophic Injuries Support Scheme (FAQ) PDF 111 Kb 29-Aug-16
Farm haulage concession: Information sheet PDF 128 Kb 27-Sep-18
Fleet Licensing (Fact Sheet) PDF 143 Kb 06-Nov-18
Good Gear Guide (for motorcycle and scooter riders) PDF 3 Mb 19-Jul-18
Guide to the use of Towed Agricultural Implements in Western Australia (Booklet) PDF 2 Mb 23-May-16
Guidelines for licensing repairable written-off vehicles (Fact sheet) PDF 574 Kb 12-Feb-18
Issue and use of (trade) plates PDF 299 Kb 12-Feb-18
License a vehicle without inspection: Motor Vehicle Dealers only (Form E79) PDF 193 Kb 03-Aug-18
Licensed quad bikes: Helmet requirements (Fact sheet) PDF 169 Kb 17-Dec-14
Licensing quad bikes: Farm use only (Fact sheet) PDF 69 Kb 03-Feb-17
Mandatory driving tests for motorcycle riders aged 85 years and older PDF 136 Kb 05-Feb-18
Modification application light (production) vehicles (Guidelines) PDF 135 Kb 16-Feb-18
Operational stability and performance of air suspension on various vehicle configurations PDF 1 Mb 03-Feb-17
Optional plates: General terms and conditions PDF 46 Kb 08-Dec-17
Personalised plates: Terms and conditions PDF 19 Kb 06-Jan-15
Remote Services: Your car rego and number plates PDF 316 Kb 02-Jan-18
Stability and on-road performance: MC vehicles with air suspension - Overarching report PDF 1 Mb 03-Feb-17
Stability and on-road performance: MC vehicles with air suspension - Stage 1 PDF 1 Mb 03-Feb-17
Stability and on-road performance: MC vehicles with air suspension - Stage 2 PDF 6 Mb 03-Feb-17
Statement of business ethics (for DVS contractors and suppliers) PDF 95 Kb 23-Feb-17
Transferring a vehicle licence (Brochure) PDF 344 Kb 11-Nov-15
Vehicles for people with disabilities (Booklet) PDF 612 Kb 23-May-16

  Vehicles: Circulars to Industry (Safety and Standards)

Circulars to industry provide advice on vehicle safety and standards in Western Australia. Although primarily aimed at the vehicle industry, the circulars also provide useful information to the general public.

Title Type Size Date
CI-101B: Transportation of fork lifts on the rear of heavy vehicles (Circular to Industry) PDF 53 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-109C: Guidelines for seat belt repairers (Circular to Industry) PDF 43 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-111D: 14.63m Long semi-trailers (Circular to Industry) PDF 72 Kb 01-Feb-17
CI-112C: Bull bar construction guidelines (Circular to Industry) PDF 381 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-115B: Wheelchair carriers fitted to tow bars (Circular to Industry) PDF 72 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-117B: Tilt tray vehicles (Circular to Industry) PDF 505 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-118C: Imported vehicles pre 1989 guidelines for engineers (Circular to Industry) PDF 62 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-119C: Safety chains for new trailers under 4,500 kg ATM (Circular to Industry) PDF 82 Kb 19-Jan-17
CI-120D: Business rules for bulk licensing cab chassis vehicles (Circular to Industry) PDF 595 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-123B: Installation of second hand Roll Over Protection Structure (ROPS) (Circular to Industry) PDF 100 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-124A: Front position lamps (Circular to Industry) PDF 55 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-125B: Change of a monocoque body shell (Circular to Industry) PDF 58 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-126A: Change chassis - cab - motorcycle frame (Circular to Industry) PDF 78 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-127B: Higher mass limits for heavy vehicles with single steer axles (Circular to Industry) PDF 333 Kb 11-Jul-16
CI-129A: Restricted access vehicle (agricultural machine) exemption notice (Circular to Industry) PDF 135 Kb 25-Jan-17

  Vehicles: Codes of Practice (Safety and Standards)

Title Type Size Date
CP-104B: Authorised noise assessor's handbook (Code of Practice) PDF 450 Kb 25-Jan-17

  Vehicles: Information Bulletins (Safety and Standards)

Information bulletins provide advice to the general public on vehicle safety and standards in Western Australia.

Title Type Size Date
IB-102R: Engineering and recognised signatories (Information Bulletin) PDF 83 Kb 05-Dec-17
IB-104C: Modifying heavy vehicles (Information Bulletin) PDF 89 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-106D: Special provisions for light left hand drive vehicles (Information Bulletin) PDF 107 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-107B: Safe towing (Information Bulletin) PDF 328 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-108C: Under-body lighting and other decorative illumination (Information Bulletin) PDF 69 Kb 13-Jul-16
IB-110F: Seat belt repairers - Accepted organisations (Information Bulletin) PDF 50 Kb 25-Oct-17
IB-113B: Seat belt replacement (Information Bulletin) PDF 236 Kb 17-Aug-17
IB-114N: Pre 1989 imported vehicles guidelines for importers (Information Bulletin) PDF 71 Kb 25-Oct-17
IB-115A: Motorised wheelchairs information for users (Information Bulletin) PDF 101 Kb 12-Jul-16
IB-117D: Tradesmen's roof racks (Information Bulletin) PDF 61 Kb 12-Jul-16
IB-118H: Child restraint fitting stations - Type 2 (Information Bulletin) PDF 583 Kb 04-Jan-18
IB-119D: Window tinting (Information Bulletin) PDF 248 Kb 12-Jul-16
IB-120B: Vehicle operations introduction of revised minor inspection policy (Information Bulletin) PDF 103 Kb 12-Jul-16
IB-121E: Vehicle noise assessors (Information Bulletin) PDF 95 Kb 26-Sep-18
IB-122G: Licensing of vehicles not designed for on-road use (Information Bulletin) PDF 77 Kb 03-Aug-17
IB-124G: Emission testing for light vehicles update (Information Bulletin) PDF 70 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-126B: Air bag suspension (Information Bulletin) PDF 206 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-127B: Marking of VIN numbers on caravans and light trailers (Information Bulletin) PDF 96 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-129B: Small trailers (Information Bulletin) PDF 94 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-12B: Motorcycle trailers - Construction and use (Information Bulletin) PDF 204 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-130B: Retrofitting seat belts (restraints) to buses (Information Bulletin) PDF 59 Kb 11-Jul-16
IB-132C: Fitment and use of additional and optional vehicle lights (lamps) (Information Bulletin) PDF 334 Kb 31-Aug-17
IB-133A: Changes to light vehicle modification applications (Information Bulletin) PDF 48 Kb 01-Oct-18

  Vehicle Standards Bulletins (VSB): Commonwealth

The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development Vehicle Standards Bulletins series provide information on the design, manufacture, sale, modification, maintenance, import and repair of road vehicles.

  • VSB 1 - Building small trailers.
  • VSB 2 - Maximum road speed limiting for heavy trucks and buses.
  • VSB 3 - Vehicle safety recalls.
  • VSB 4 - Steering conversions for left hand drive vehicles.
  • VSB 5A - Commercial manufacture and installation of additional seats.
  • VSB 5B - Construction and installation of additional seats by individuals.
  • VSB 6 - Heavy vehicle modifications.
  • VSB 7A - Design parameters necessary for compliance with ADR 59/00 Part A.
  • VSB 7B - Design parameters necessary for compliance with ADR 59/00 Part B.
  • VSB 10 - Importing vehicles to Australia.
  • VSB 11 - Certification of road-friendly suspensions.
  • VSB 12 - Rear marking plates.
  • VSB 14 - National code of practice for light vehicle construction and modification (NCOP).

You can download the Vehicle Standards Bulletins from the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development website.

External Link Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities: Vehicle Standards Bulletins (VSB)

  Unable to print?

Hard copy forms and publications may be obtained by calling the Customer Contact Centre on 13 11 56.

These document may also be collected from any metropolitan and regional DVS licensing centres, or regional licensing agents (excluding Australia Post outlets).

 

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