Coates Hire has created two safety guides, for truck drivers and load restraint protocols, to promote and embed safe processes across its network of machinery transportation partners.
Works are underway to improve the safety of the North Maclean section of the Mount Lindesay Highway, south of Brisbane.
A review of the Heavy Vehicle National Law will consider improvements to the recent terms of reference submitted by the National Transport Commission.
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.
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 upgrades are part of the Tasmanian Government’s single biggest investment into the region’s tourist roads through its $72 million Roads Package to Support Tasmania’s Visitor Economy.