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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the NHVR comes to the ACT

The NHVR Comes to the ACT

As the process of integration continues, the NHVR comes to the ACT. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator says it  will provide heavy vehicle on-road compliance and enforcement across the Australian Capital Territory from July 1. The transfer of responsibility from the ACT authorities to the NHVR is a relatively small task compared to the transfer of the next two integration targets, VicRoads and then NSW’s RMS.

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national fatigue blitz

National Fatigue Blitz

The latest nationally co-ordinated operation organised by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator was called Operation Wake Up and took the form of a national fatigue blitz during April. The idea was to get a picture of exactly what is going on out on the highway randomly checking as many drivers as possible at strategic points all over the country at roadside checks.

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how does fatigue technology work?

How Does Fatigue Technology Work?

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator is wanting to speak to trucking operators as part of a project to answer the question, how does fatigue technology work? The ground-breaking study into fatigue monitoring technology is seeking expressions of interest from transport companies and manufacturers to take part in the independently-run safety project.

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top ten tips

Top Ten Tips

This is a great idea, well executed, presenting the top ten tips, for people driving around trucks to be aware of. The top ten list comes from a survey conducted by Rod Hannifey, the perennial trucking advocate.

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