National Transport Commission Chief Executive Paul Retter said a new national law, due to be in place by 2020, would bring certainty to manufacturers and operators looking to bring more automated vehicle technology to Australia.
The National Transport Commission has released an updated load restraint guide, with a complementary guide for light vehicle operators.
The National Transport Commission will review the use of telematics for regulatory purposes across the transport sector in order to find ways to encourage further uptake and realise safety and productivity benefits.
Australian transport ministers have approved two key automated vehicle reforms as part of a roadmap of reform to support commercial deployment.
The National Transport Commission is is asking road transport agencies, police, and the commercial road transport industry to provide input on how Australian governments should amend driver laws to facilitate the introduction of automated vehicles.