Speaking at the launch of the Master Code of Practice last week, Deputy PM Michael McCormack said the Master Code is an important step in providing additional guidance required by heavy vehicle operators to boost safety.
A road safety initiative is being rolled out for the upcoming summer harvest period to improve regional road sharing between agricultural vehicles and other road users.
Funding applications for Round 4 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative program are now open giving the green light to submissions on projects which will save lives and reduce road trauma.
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.
Current National Heavy Vehicle Regulator board Chair Bruce Baird and board member Vincent Tremaine will retire in October, opening the way for the respective appointments of Duncan Gay and Ken Lay AO APM.