Special Purpose Vehicle
A 'Special Purpose Vehicle' (SPV) is defined in the Road Traffic (Vehicle) Regulations 2014 as a vehicle, other than a tow truck or an agricultural vehicle, built for the purpose other than carrying a load, except for water in the case of concrete pumps and fire trucks.
Check-weighs are no longer required when applying for a SPV licence or permit unless requested by Main Roads or the Department of Transport.
Getting your SPV licenced
Applying for Special Purpose Vehicle permitsBefore you apply for SPV permits, please ensure that you have completed and submitted the:
- Application to list or update Special Purpose Vehicle Form; and the
- Restricted Access Vehicle Registration Form