COVID-19: Updates on Department of Transport services

Passenger transport vehicles (PTV)

This section provides information on requirements and responsibilities for Passenger Transport Vehicles (PTVs), how to get a PTV authorisation, camera surveillance units and fees and charges for vehicles operating in the passenger transport industry.

What are passenger transport vehicles?

PTVs

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Passenger transport vehicles (PTVs) are vehicles used or intended to be used in providing a passenger transport service. This is the transport of passengers for hire or reward, including on-demand, tourism and regular passenger transport services.

How to apply for PTV authorisation

APPLY PTV

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Anyone can apply for a Passenger Transport Vehicle (PTV) authorisation. There are no limits to when and where PTVs can operate or how many PTV authorisations someone can hold.

How to renew, change or cancel a PTV authorisation

RENEW, CHANGE OR CANCEL PTV

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Find out how to renew, change or cancel a PTV authorisation.

PTV equipment and modification requirements

MODIFY / EQUIPMENT / FITTINGS

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The standards that apply to a vehicle vary depending on the type of service being provided.

PTV inspections

INSPECTIONS

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Passenger transport vehicle (PTVs) must undergo initial and annual inspections to maintain their authorisation. Find out about PTV inspections and compliance checks.

Camera surveillance units

CAMERAS

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Camera surveillance units help ensure passenger and driver safety in passenger transport vehicles.

Wheelchair accessible vehicles

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

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Owners of suitable on-demand rank or hail (taxi) vehicles may equip their vehicle with modifications to increase transport options for people with disability.

 

 

Page last updated: Tue Aug 10 2021 10:19:35 AM