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Chain of Responsibility News: NHVR Prosecutes Company for Overloading

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has warned operators of the importance of due diligence for all parties along the heavy vehicle supply chain following the successful prosecution of a national company for overloading. The company was prosecuted for overloading

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NHVR’s Chain of Responsibility Warning to Operators

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) recently warned executives of heavy vehicle supply chain businesses to know their responsibilities under the revised Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws. The warning comes after a number of current investigations, more than 8 months

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Driver Hits Barrier and Tips after swerving to Avoid Wildlife

A recent incident was a reminder of the importance of watching out for wildlife on the road, after traffic traveling on the Princes Highway through Stratford was diverted for hours following a truck tipping on its side. The truck was

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NTC Seeks Industry Input in Next Stage of Review on Fatigue Management

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

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South Australian Transport Minister To Introduce Hefty Fine Increases for Drivers and Companies on South Eastern Freeway

New penalties have come into effect for truck and bus drivers detected driving unsafely on the down-track of the SA’s South Eastern Freeway. The government recently announced the new offences and penalties which came into effect on May 1 and

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Keeping Fatigued Drivers off the Road with Fatigue Road-side Testing

Roadside testing for fatigued drivers may soon by a thing as the Andrews Labor Government tests new technology that will detect fatigued drivers. The trial is an Australia-first and will take place at a controlled test facility in Kilsyth. If

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Experienced Drivers Give Advice to Young Truckies

An interesting recent article on BigRigs.com featured experienced truck drivers giving advice to industry newbies. Truck driver and social media personality Tony Fulton, provided his tips for young truck drivers on, 1. What to do before you get your licence.

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VTA Addresses Industry Issues at This Year’s State Conference

The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has stressed the importance for transport operators to understand industry changes and reforms, and how they will affect businesses, which was the focus of its recent state conference in March. The VTA’s event program was

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Fatigue Management Comes Under The Spotlight Again

In the lead-up to Easter, law enforcement officers will be targeting heavy vehicle driver fatigue. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and Queensland Police have been focusing on fatigue with the NHVR launching the ‘Focus on Fatigue’ campaign for drivers

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National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Makes Improvements to Portal Registration Module

The NHVR’s changes to its Portal Registration Module will help operators save time and provide the chain of responsibility (COR) support the industry has been requesting. The Registration Module offers real-time access to vehicle registration information, to save time by

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