Machinery movement

Moving agricultural machinery

Grain Producers SA has produced a fact sheet that summarises the requirements for grain growers when moving agricultural machinery on public roads in Zone 4. The fact sheet also includes information on the areas of SA covered in by the zone.

Download the Moving Agricultural Machinery in Zone 4 Fact Sheet

Night movement of machinery

Primary producers wanting to move machinery at night can apply for a permit enabling movement of agricultural vehicles and combinations up to the following sizes:

  • Zone 3 (Adelaide Hills and some Zone 4 councils): up to 3.7 metres wide and 19m long
  • Zone 4 (Country SA): up to 4m wide and 25m long

The night movement permit includes several requirements in terms of pilots, lighting and complying with existing machinery movement conditions of which farmers need to be aware.

- Download the Primary Producers SA fact sheet outlines what farmers need to do to move machinery at night and how to apply. It is a two-page summary in easy-to-understand terms about what's required.


- SA Gov's Agricultural Vehicles webpage 

- National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Notices and permit-based schemes webpage

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