Compulsory third-party insurance
You must not drive or allow your vehicle to be driven unless it is covered by the appropriate third-party insurance.
Third-party insurance insures you for any medical costs relating to a crash in your vehicle.
You must pay your third-party insurance as part of your vehicle registration fee.
It is your responsibility to ensure that the appropriate class of third party-insurance is paid for your vehicle.
Classes of third-party insurance
|Class||Vehicle type and use|
|A||Vehicle under 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass, used exclusively for private purposes|
|B||Vehicle designed to carry good exceeding 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass|
|C||Commercial passenger vehicle - eg: taxi, minibus, motor Omnibus or tourist vehicle|
|E||Self-drive hire car, goods truck or bus|
|G||Miscellaneous - eg: tow truck, club registered vehicle, pastoral permit|
|L||Vehicles registered under the interstate Road Transport Act|
Last updated: 16 March 2015
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