The National Transport Commission and National Heavy Vehicle Regulator have proclaimed a road safety milestone with amendments to Chain of Responsibility duties in the Heavy Vehicle National Law, which took effect 1 October.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator will fast-track safety tools and an education campaign to assist heavy vehicle operators with implementing safety management systems.
Queensland Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey has been officially sworn in following the recent Queensland election.
The NHVR and the Australian Logistics Council have praised several Australian distribution and retail companies for their commitment to improving heavy vehicle safety ahead of new Chain of Responsibility laws next year.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has commissioned an independent review into heavy vehicle accreditation schemes to support improved road safety.