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HVNL

HVNL Review Sets New Course

NatRoad continues to engage with the National Transport Commission on the ongoing review of the HVNL.

Special Purpose Vehicle Brisbane tunnels access – restriction lifted

The access restrictions for Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) in South East Queensland have recently been reviewed. Under the renewed National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2021 released on 5 M...

New National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2021 (No.1) released

The Heavy Vehicle National Law National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2021 (No.1) (SPV Notice) was released on 5 May 2021, superseding the National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2020...

ATN Feature: NatRoad Blasts OSR Road Safety Draft for Skewed View

Call for vehicle separation approach, as focus on crashes, not causes, is rejected.

Reform of Offence Notification Laws Required

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) has asked the National Transport Commission (NTC) to keep notification to transport operators of their drivers’ offences on the reform agenda.

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Heavy Vehicle National Law Needs to Move to A Risk-Based Approach

In the lead up to the National Transport Commission presenting the finalised policy options on the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) to Transport Ministers in May 2021, we are reemphasising our positi...

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Bald Hills | Gateway Motorway Flyover | Easing of Heavy Vehicle Restrictions

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has adviced that, following strengthening works and subsequent structural inspections of the flyover, road access restrictions for heavy vehicles will ...

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Release of National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice (No 3) and Queensland Conditions

The Heavy Vehicle National Law – National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2020 (No 3) (The Notice) has now been released, superseding the National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2...

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