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What is ADRs

Australian Design Rules (ADRs) are national standards for supporting the safety, environmental and anti-theft performance of all road vehicles being provided to the Australian market for the first time. The standards apply to vehicles newly manufactured in Australia or imported as new or second hand vehicles, and supplied to the Australian market.


Third Edition Australian Design Rules

ADR Notation

  • ADR X/00 indicates the original version of ADR X.
  • ADR X/01 indicates the first revised version of a standard where the amendment increases in stringency, includes additional vehicle categories, or changes content significantly. ADR X/02 is the second revision, and so on.
  • ADR X/…, the ellipsis … indicates the latest version.

Vehicle Category

  • L—Category Vehicles—2&3 Wheeled Vehicles
  • M—Category Vehicles—Passenger Vehicles
  • N—Category Vehicles—Goods Vehicles
  • T—Category Vehicles—Trailer 
  • Special Purpose Vehicles

ECE Harmonisation

ECE as the alternative standard of ADRs, Australian Design Rule is to facilitate the automatic acceptance of the latest version of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) regulations that have been adopted as alternative standards within the ADRs and have been ‘applied” by Australia under the UNECE 1958 Agreement.


ADR 1/00

Reversing Lamps

ADR 2/01

Side Door Latches and Hinges

ADR 3/04

Seats and Seat Anchorages

ADR 4/06


ADR 5/06

Anchorages for Seatbelts

ADR 6/00

Direction Indicators

ADR 8/01

Safety Glazing Material

ADR 10/02

Steering Column

ADR 11/00

Internal Sun Visors

ADR 13/00

Installation of Lighting and Light-signalling Devices on other than L-Vehicles

ADR 14/02-03

Rear Vision Mirrors

ADR 18/03


ADR 19/02

Installation of Lighting & Light-signalling Devices on L- Vehicles

ADR 21/00

Instrument Panel

ADR 22/00

Head Restraints

ADR 23/03

Passenger Car Tyres

ADR 25/02

Anti-Theft Lock

ADR 29/00

Side Door Strength

ADR 30/01

Smoke Emission Control for Diesel Vehicles

ADR 31/04

Brake Systems for Passenger Cars

ADR 33/01

Brake Systems for Motorcycles and Mopeds

ADR 34/03

Child Restraint Anchorages and Child Restraint Anchor fittings

ADR 35/07

Commercial Vehicle Brake Systems

ADR 38/05

Trailer Brake Systems

ADR 42/05

Smoke Emission Control for Diesel Vehicles

ADR 43/04

Vehicle Configuration & Dimensions

ADR 44/02

Specific Purpose Vehicle Requirements

ADR 45/01

Lighting & Light-signalling Devices not covered by ECE Regulations

ADR 46/00


ADR 47/00


ADR 48/00

Devices for Illumination of Rear Registration Plates

ADR 49/00

Front and Rear Position (Side) Lamps, Stop Lamps End-outline Marker Lamps

ADR 50/00

Front Fog Lamps

ADR 51/00

Filament Lamps

ADR 52/00

Rear Fog Lamps

ADR 53/00

Front and Rear Position Lamps, Stop Lamps, Direction Indicators & Rear Registration Plate Lamps for L-Vehicles

ADR 54/00

Headlamps for Mopeds

ADR 55/00

Headlamps for Motor Cycles

ADR 57/00

Special Requirements for L-Group Vehicles

ADR 58/00

Requirements for Omnibuses Designed for Hire and Reward

ADR 59/00

Standards for Omnibus Rollover Strength

ADR 60/00

Centre High Mounted Stop Lamp

ADR 61/03

Vehicle Marking

ADR 62/02

Mechanical Connections between Vehicles

ADR 63/00

Trailers Designed for Use in Road Trains

ADR 64/00

Heavy Goods Vehicles Designed for Use in Road Trains & B-Doubles

ADR 65/00

Maximum Road Speed Limiting for Heavy Goods Vehicles and Heavy Omnibuses

ADR 67/00

Installation of Lighting and Light-Signalling Devices on Three-Wheeled Vehicles

ADR 68/00

Occupant Protection in Buses

ADR 69/00

Full Frontal Impact Occupant Protection

ADR 72/00

Dynamic Side Impact Occupant Protection

ADR 73/00

Offset Frontal Impact Occupant Protection

ADR 74/00

Side Marker Lamps

ADR 75/00

Headlamp Cleaners

ADR 76/00

Daytime Running Lamps

ADR 77/00

Gas Discharge Headlamps

ADR 78/00

Gas Discharge Light Sources

ADR 79/04-05

Emission Control for Light Vehicles

ADR 80/04

Emission Control for Heavy Vehicles

ADR 81/02

Fuel Consumption Labelling for Light Vehicles

ADR 82/00

Engine Immobilisers

ADR 83/00

External Noise

ADR 84/00

Front Underrun Impact Protection

ADR 85/00

Pole Side Impact Performance

ADR 86/00

Parking Lamps

ADR 87/00

Cornering Lamps

ADR 88/00

Electronic Stability Control

ADR 89/00

Brake Assist Systems

ADR 90/00

Steering System

ADR 91/00

Rear Underrun Impact Protection

ADR 92/00

External Projections

ADR 93/00

Forward Field of View

ADR 94/00

Audible Warning

ADR 95/00

Installation of Tyres

ADR 96/00

Commercial Vehicle Tyres

ADR 97/00

Advanced Emergency Braking for Omnibuses, and Medium and Heavy Goods Vehicles

ADR 98/01

Advanced Emergency Braking for Passenger Vehicles and Light Goods Vehicles

ADR 99/00-01

Lane Departure Warning Systems

ADR 105/00

Blind Spot Information Systems

ADR 106/00

Side Underrun Protection

ADR 107/00

Lane Keeping Systems

ADR 108/00

Reversing Technologies

ADR 109/01

Electric Power Train Safety

ADR 110/00

Hydrogen-Fuelled Vehicles Safety

ADR 111/00

Advanced Emission Control for Light Vehicles

ADR 112/00

Control of Real Driving Emissions for Light Vehicles

ADR 113/00

Acoustic Vehicle Alerting Systems for Quiet Road Transport Vehicles







Notes: The ADR X/X of which not listed as above have been superseded by other standards with a different number series or withdrawn with no direct replacement .

Driving Success Together

With the communication privilege as an ADR agent in China, we’ve serviced a list of Chinese OEMs& Australian Importers to get the ADR certification done both on the vehicles or components. Suffix of this document presents typical cases that are traceable on Rover Vehicle Regulator(ROVER) and RVCS (Road Vehicle Certificate System) website by the Approval Numbers.