A new code of practice for the safer transportation of grapes on heavy vehicles is being developed with the help of a $226,888 grant from the NHVR. Read more
Enforcement officials had a mixed report for truckies after the recent four-day Operation Crossroads compliance campaign on the Augusta Highway in South Australia. Read more
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are calling on the trucking community to call out racism whenever it happens and celebrate the diversity of the industry.
The Productivity Commission (PC) has given road transport regulators a pass in some areas but a rebuke for not doing more to unlock efficiency gains for heavy vehicle operators. Read more
A Covid-19 toolbox talk kit focused on vehicle, workplace and hand hygiene, wearing a face mask and mental health is part of the NHVR’s latest release of practical industry safety material. Read more
A recent NHVR safety survey of almost 4000 participants has shown that two-thirds of heavy vehicle businesses have a safety system in their operation.
The container transport and logistics industry has stepped up to support heavy vehicle safety, releasing a coordinated campaign to raise awareness and good practice in safely packing shipping containers heading to and from Australian ports. Read more
A Queensland trucking company has been fined $60,000 after pleading guilty to two charges of breaching their primary duty of ensuring safety under the Heavy Vehicle National Law. Read more
The Australian Government is calling on freight operators to help improve key freight routes by giving feedback on local government infrastructure assets. Read more