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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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Industry Bodies Join Forces in Assessing HVNL Fatigue Related Issues

Industry bodies have joined forces to raise their concerns about what they deem a lack of clarity within the HVNL (Heavy Vehicle National Law). The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad), the Western Roads Federation and the Northern Territory Road Transport

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NHVR Announces Review Into Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Schemes

NTC Boss Paul Retter has once again stated his call for a single system to avoid unnecessary duplication in Australian heavy vehicle accreditation. He was responding to a detailed probe announced by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) into the

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ATA Calls for Limiting Regulatory Burden on Automated Vehicles

Following the release of the NTC’s discussion paper calling for feedback on 4 regulatory options for the integration of automated vehicles into operations, the ATA is urging governments to limit the regulatory burdens on companies. The 4 regulatory options are

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NTC Report Reveals SA Most Criticised on HVNL Alterations

The National Transport Commission (NTC) says the 2011 regulatory reform effort that created the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) will not be complete for 18 months, but everything else on the agenda has been accomplished. The above revelation is one

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NTC Raising Awareness about Updates to Dangerous Goods Transport

The NTC is highlighting the changes to dangerous goods transport requirements which will be in force in less than 4 months. The NTC is urging industry and business owners to prepare for the launch of edition 7.5 of the Australian

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Tougher Chain of Responsibility Urged at Australasian Road Safety Conference

Toll, the trucking titan has detailed measures it believes will help improve safety and save lives on Australian roads. According to the company’s Sarah Jones, tougher chain of responsibility enforcement is one of the ways we can improve road safety

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NTC and Austroads Update Their Joint Driver Health Guide

The National Transport Commission (NTC) and Austroads have updated their joint driver health guide entitled Assessing Fitness to Drive for commercial and private vehicle drivers. The revised edition, the NTC claims will provide health professionals with the best information to

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Road rule reforms to deliver financial and safety boon: NTC

According to the National Transport Commission (NTC) road rule reforms may generate huge savings and improve road safety. Overhauling the way road rules and vehicles standards are implemented may generate up to $72 million in savings and road safety according

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