PBS Assessors and Certifiers are individuals appointed by the NHVR to carry out certain roles in the PBS vehicle approval process.
- Adding Identical-Footprint Vehicles to a PBS Vehicle Approval (PDF, 240KB) - When new vehicles are added to an existing VA, these vehicles can have identical and non-identical axle spacings footprint to vehicles already approved on the VA. The identical-footprint policy allows operators to update their VA without unnecessary administrative delays associated with a brand-new VA number.
- PBS Design Approval modification process (PDF, 350KB) - This information sheet provides guidance about the administrative arrangements for making modifications to existing PBS Design Approvals (DAs).
- PBS pre-advised design approval process (PDF, 338KB) - Guidance about the extension of the PBS pre-advised design approval process to include qualifying truck and 5- and 6-axle dog combinations
- Extension to the Pre-Advised Design Approval process (PDF, 228KB) - Guidance about the recent extension of the PBS Pre-Advised (PA) design approval process that took effect from Monday 21 June 2020.