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MODIFICATION CODE S10

WHAT IS A MOD CODE S10?

The purpose of this code is to ensure vehicles used to transport livestock in Queensland comply with the intent of the scheme under which they operate. The code requires an appropriately qualified and accredited approved vehicle examiner (AVE) to evaluate both the capacity and distribution of the load owing to fuels, water and livestock when subjected to specified loading conditions.

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ELIGIBILITY UNDER THE THE S10 SCHEME

Livestock eligibility

Livestock are eligible under the scheme include the following:

  • cattle

  • goats

  • horses

  • pigs

  • sheep.

Vehicle eligibility
An eligible vehicle is a heavy vehicle that:

  • has a current and compliant Livestock Loading S10 plate attached

  • complies with all the requirements of the Queensland Livestock Loading Scheme

Is one of the following vehicle type:

  • rigid trucks

  • rigid trucks towing a 5 or 6 axle dog trailer

  • prime movers towing a semi-trailer

  • B-double combinations

  • B-triple combinations

  • road train combinations

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CERTIFICATION AND LIVESTOCK LOADING
SCHEME PARTICAPTION

VEHICLE CERTIFICATION

Under the Modification Code S10 Concessional (PDF, 452 KB) Livestock Loading, all vehicles and trailers (excluding tri-axle converter dollies) must be certified.

 

It is not a requirement of the scheme for you to register your vehicle as a participant. 

Read more about heavy vehicle modifications on the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator website.  

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