Crop sprayer – self-propelled
Find out about conditional registration, acceptable uses and equipment requirements for crop sprayers.
You cannot get conditional registration if a vehicle that complies with the construction and equipment requirements of the Australian Design Rules can be used to perform the same function.
See information about vehicle standards to see what standards apply.
You need a Car (Class C) licence to drive a crop sprayer.
Find out how to apply for conditional registration for a crop sprayer.
Crop sprayers must meet all the following vehicle conditions to apply for conditional registration:
- Oversize vehicle operators – vehicles that go beyond the dimension and weight limits must comply with the conditions of the relevant access notice or permit. To find out the conditions for:
- NSW permits – contact Special Permits Unit on 1300 656 371
- interstate permits – contact National Heavy Vehicle Regulator on 1300 696 487.
Conditions of use
The following minimum conditions apply to conditional registration.
|Amber rotating beacon||Yes|
|Brake and turn lights||Yes|
|Headlights, tail and number plate lights||No|
|Clearance lights or delineators||No|
|Rear reflectors or reflective tape||Yes|
|Side reflective tape||Yes|
|Rear vision mirror(s)||Yes|
To receive conditional registration you must ensure that the following equipment requirements are met.
|Daylight / floodlit worksite use only||TD1|
|Flashing amber beacon required and used when vehicle moving||SL1|
|Speed limited to 45km/h||SP45|
|Vehicle to be floated from site to site (except that it can operate in areas designated in LO3 or GO5)||LO99|
|Restricted to designated areas/routes within 150km radius of garage address
Note: Farming contractors are not required to have a mandatory distance limitation imposed on the registration. Compulsory Third Party insurance class: PLNT and UPLN must be applied.
|LO3 + free text|
|Use only by shortest suitable route between depots and worksites||GO5|
|Use only for farming purposes
Note: Only applies to Compulsory Third Party insurance class: FARM. A Declaration of Eligibility for a Registration Concession must be presented with the Application for Conditional Registration.
|Oversize permit (general) – if applicable||OS1|
|OR oversize permit (route specific) – if applicable||OS2|
|Must operate with reservoir empty and in compact form when on a road||Free text|
|Steering failure warning device, warning label and Maximum Speed Advisory sign required if fitted with hydraulic steering||SL99|
|‘Left-hand drive’ or ‘Dual Control’ sign required depending on construction, if left-hand drive or dual-control steering fitted.||SL6|
All lighting must be fitted as near as possible to the position specified in Schedule 2 of:
- Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulation 2017 for light vehicles, or
- Heavy Vehicle (Vehicle Standards) National Regulation (NSW).
Transport for NSW office use
Compulsory Third Party insurance class
Note: If FARM or UFRM, aDeclaration of Eligibility for a Registration Concession (PDF 304.91KB) must be presented with the Application for Conditional Registration (PDF 373.69KB) .
Conditional registration - PLNT / FARM
Unregistered Vehicle Permit - UPLN / UFRM
|Registration usage||Not applicable|