Feedback is being sought on an issues paper on effective fatigue management under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is seeking feedback from operators on the documents which aims to,
1.Summarise current fatigue management provisions in the Heavy Vehicle National Law
2. Determine problems with current laws and its application.
3. Determine the high-level fundamentals that a revised law should address.
4. Provide feedback on whether the paper has addressed the relevant issues.
The document states that drivers have highlighted the ongoing risk of fatigue in their industry and it remains the single biggest cause of fatal single heavy vehicle crashes.