The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator is calling for funding applications for programs that improve heavy vehicle safety on Australian roads.
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.
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.
An agreement between NHVR and ARRB will deliver a route assessment tool free to road managers from participating jurisdictions through the NHVR Portal.