Check tow bar

  • The towbar is not securely mounted or is bent or cracked;
  • Any mounting bolts, fasteners or weld beads have advanced corrosion or cracks;
  • Where ADR 62 applies the tow bar and towing ring does not display the manufacturer’s name/trademark, the gross mass rating and the make and model of the vehicle/s for which it is designed;
  • Where any part of the tow bar is removable, the bolts, studs, nuts etc fastening those parts do not have a locking device such as a U-clip, split pin, spring washer or nylon lock nut.