staying safe during the crisis

Staying Safe During the Crisis

Trucking operators need to remain vigilant about staying safe during the crisis and are being urged to ensure their operations remain safe as unprecedented demand puts pressure on freight supply chains. Read more

how much do we really care about safety?

How Much Do We Really Care About Safety?

The trucking industry is being asked for feedback, posing the question to the trucking industry generally, how much do we really care about safety? The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has released a survey into how the heavy vehicle industry and supply chain is tackling their safety responsibilities. Read more

a Happy Rational Christmas present

A Happy Rational Christmas Present

The latest publication from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator could turn out to be a Happy Rational Christmas present for the trucking industry if we engage with the proposals and ensure they are able to be implemented. Read more

effectiveness of reform

Effectiveness of Reform

This week has seen the release of the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report into National Transport Regulatory Reform, looking into the effectiveness of reform and where it should prioritise in the future.  Read more

flexibility for truck drivers

Flexibility for Truck Drivers

This week has seen the announcement of a measure, as an extension of an existing initiative, that will improve the lives and increase flexibility for truck drivers to use their vehicles outside work hours. Read more

93 per cent compliant with permit conditions

93 per cent Compliant With Permit Conditions

A national operation inspecting more than 3500 trucks and other heavy vehicles, including oversize over-mass and Performance Based Standards combinations, has found 93 per cent compliant with permit conditions for their vehicles Read more

review of Grain Harvest Management Schemes

Review of Grain Harvest Management Schemes

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has announced a review of Grain Harvest Management Schemes seeking feedback on existing Grain Harvest Management Schemes (GHMS), as well as exploring the possibility of a national Harvest Mass Management Scheme (HMMS). Read more

getting better truck access outcomes

Getting Better Truck Access Outcomes

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator is calling for changes with the aim of getting better truck access outcomes in its latest public submission. Assessing permits using consent parameters, rather than each individual vehicle should be the cornerstone to improving heavy vehicle access on Australian roads, according to an NHVR submission on access to the Heavy Vehicle National Law review (HVNL). Read more

dobbing line is one year old

Dobbing Line is One Year Old

This week the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s dobbing line is one year old. The service is more correctly called the Heavy Vehicle Confidential Reporting Line (HVCRL) and it has taken almost 1,500 calls in its first year of operation. Read more

planning the route forward

Planning the Route Forward

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator continues in its planning the route forward for  a truly national truck regulation regime with the introduction of the NHVR Route Planner, which replaces the Journey Planner from June 27.

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