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Heavy Vehicle Charges Determination: Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) is pleased to respond to the National Transport Commission’s (NTC) consultation regulation impact statement relating to proposed heavy vehicle charges...

When is it mandatory to carry a fire extinguisher?

NatRoad recently has a query about when heavy vehicle operators must carry fire extinguishers.  The answer is: Under the HVNL there are no mandatory requirements, but there are some under State laws a...

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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