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Chain of Responsibility Changes Mean Government is Serious About Safety

By now you’re probably aware of the changes to the Chain of Responsibility laws that will be implemented over the coming 12 months, including the possibility of prison terms for offenders and fines of hundreds of thousands of dollars in

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Western Australian Truck Drivers Have Licenses Suspended Amidst Assessment Debacle

More than 300 Western Australian truck drivers had their licenses suspended following claims that licenses weren’t assessed properly. The WA Department of Transport and Corruption and Crime Commission launched an investigation which revealed “irregularities” in heavy vehicle practical driving assessment

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The Man Behind The ATA’s Safety Truck

You may have seen the ATA’s Safety Truck on the road, and the man behind it, Glen Schmidtke, recently shared why the work being done is so important. After dealing with countless accidents, the ex NSW Highway Patrol Officer understands

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Trucks May be Forced onto West Gate Tunnel Tollway

Heavy vehicles that are feeling the pinch of increased tolls, higher registration charges and already minuscule operating margins are opposing the forced removal of trucks from suburban rat runs in Yarraville and Footscray as of 2022. The move to force

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Companies Should Consider CoR Liability Insurance, Lawyers Warn

Lawyers at firm, Holding Redlich have recommended companies consider Chain of Responsibility (CoR) liability insurance against unintended breaches. Under the Chain of Responsibility, anyone involved in the supply chain whether consignor, consignee, dispatcher, packers, loaders, drivers etc. can be liable

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Chain of Responsibility Ignorance Still a Concern

A recent article on Ownerdriver.com.au discussed a survey conducted on behalf of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator which revealed that many operators still do not have adequate chain of responsibility training for their managers, more than twenty years since it

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Trucking Vets Call for an End to Dangerous Paperwork

Industry veterans are hopeful that new national Chain of Responsibility laws will put an end to drivers having to wait unnecessarily long hours for paperwork to be signed off after offloading. At the recent ATA Technical and Maintenance Conference held

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Better Safe Outcomes Expected from CoR Amendments

Amendments to the National Heavy Vehicle Law, recently passed in Queensland Parliament, are critical to improving heavy vehicle road safety. In addition to better safety outcomes, the NHVR said the amendments to the Law were welcomed and were a step

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New CoR Tools Launched by National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

In an effort to educate everyone in the heavy vehicle supply chain of their role in heavy vehicle road safety, the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has released its first series of educational podcasts and fact sheets. The material is aimed

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Technical Working Group To Help Deliver NHVR Road Safety Strategies

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator will have some help overseeing the technical side of its safety initiatives, according to CEO Sal Petroccitto. The NHVR said it would be setting up a technical working group which would help the regulator provide

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