Following recommendations by road safety expert Dr John de Pont in his Review of Tyre Management Practices in the Australian PBS System, the NHVR has begun extensive testing on a range of tyres used on Performance Based Standards combinations.
An SA company has been charged by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) with a primary duty offence for allegedly remapping its heavy vehicle engines.
In a recent safety bulletin, the NHVR has highlighted the dangers of using coiled brake system air hoses (suzi coils) on drawbar type trailers such as dog, pig or tag type trailers that use an ‘A’ type coupling system.
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A new project called TruckSpot will allow truckies in Gippsland and the Green Triangle area of Western Victoria and South East South Australia to provide a snapshot of current road issues via an interactive map.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has appointed Andrew McKellar as its new CEO. After working overseas, he will return to Australia in early February and take the reins in mid-February.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has opened consultation with industry around proposed changes to the PBS Directional Stability Under Braking (DSUB) Standard. Read more
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has released changes to the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) coming into effect on February 22. So, what does this mean, who is affected and how?
Peak livestock associations are urging drivers returning to Victoria via New South Wales not to compromise road safety in order to comply with Covid-19 rules. Read more
The NHVR has approved MTData’s Talon and Swift system, running on either a Samsung Galaxy Active Tab or Samsung Galaxy Active Tab 2, as a fourth Electronic Work Diary (EWD) option. Read more