Concessional Livestock

Concessional Permits allow you to operate at mass limits above those prescribed for heavy vehicles in the Road Traffic (Vehicle) Regulations 2014.

A Concessional Livestock Period Permit allows eligible vehicle combinations to have 18.5 tonnes on tandem axle groups and 23 tonnes on tri-axle groups when transporting livestock.

  • Eligible vehicle combinations include the Category 1 Prime Mover & Semi Trailer, the Category 2 B-Double and the Category 5 A-Double, as defined in the Prime Mover Combinations Operating Conditions.
  • The prime mover must have a tandem axle drive group with a minimum rating of 18.5 tonnes.
  • All semi-trailers must have a tri-axle group and all dollies must have a tandem axle group.
  • The vehicle combination must be transporting cattle, sheep, pigs or horses only.
  • Trailers used to transport cattle must have no more than two (2) decks.
  • Trailers used to transport sheep must have no more than four 4 decks.

Applying for a permit

Operating conditions and road access will be listed on approved permits.

Acknowledgement of country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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