Regulator warns truckies of massive safety blitz

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Its official name is the second National Road Worthiness Survey, but to most truckies the upcoming ‘health check’ will probably feel a lot like any other random compliance blitz. From May 5 to July, the NHVR and partner agencies in … Read More

Upcoming Truck Driver Info Days

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Come and chat to the NHVR at our next roadside information days. Whether you have a question about access, Chain of Responsibility or any other heavy vehicle queries, come and join us. Upcoming dates: Traralgon East: Thursday 11 March, Victoria. 8am-4pm AEDT. … Read More

Inadequate Load Restraint

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National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Load restraint at its worst! Our NHVR team were assisting Victoria Police down in Mildura when they identified that this operator was using indirect restraint (a clamping force) for a load weighing just over 20 tonnes. … Read More

Revised NHVAS Business Rules and Standards commenced

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The NHVR revised Business Rules and Standards — under the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) — took effect on Monday 22 February. The new Rules and Standards will allow the NHVAS to align more closely to Safety Management Systems … Read More

South Australian operator charged over engine remapping

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23-02-2021 The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR), has charged a South Australian company with a primary duty offence for allegedly remapping the engines of heavy vehicles. The charges stem from a South Australia Police operation in June 2020. The NHVR … Read More

NHVR enters Sunshine Coast transport company premises

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09-02-2021 The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and Queensland Police Service (QPS) last week entered the premises of a Sunshine Coast based transport company to investigate the company’s compliance with the Heavy Vehicle National Law. NHVR and QPS identified evidence … Read More

Sharing the Road whilst travelling.

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DO NOT OVERTAKE TURNING VEHICLE’ SIGNS. It is the law and not just a recommendation to obey these signs. You will see them on many long vehicles and some of also have them on their caravans. NOTE:- only towing vehicles … Read More

REST areas whilst travelling

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BORDERS OPEN – HOLIDAY TIME – MORE TRAFFIC ON THE ROADS – NEED A PLACE TO PULL OVER TO LET FASTER TRAFFIC PASS? (EXCERPT from Truck Friendly Community site). Look for these green reflectors which will help you find a … Read More

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