SPSV Regulations

Regulations that apply to all SPSVs

All SPSVs, irrespective of their licence category, must:

  • Have an active vehicle licence (as shown on the tamper-proof licence discs);
  • Have the tamper-proof licence discs displayed in the front and rear windows of the vehicle. (Exception: vintage vehicles in the limousine category that are over 30 years old are exempt from the requirement to display a rear disc.);
  • Be fully roadworthy (it is illegal to operate with a faulty vehicle);
  • Carry the required safety equipment:
  • Not carry more passengers than indicated on the tamper-proof licence discs.

Additional rules of operation

In addition, each category of SPSV has a number of specific ongoing requirements.