Easter Travel restrictions 2020

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07-04-2020 Over the Easter holiday period, a number of road transport agencies have relaxed Easter travel restrictions for agricultural, oversize/overmass and special purpose heavy vehicles due to COVID-19. The information below outlines the Easter restrictions for each state and territory. … Read More

MAP makes finding a place to rest easier

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The NHVR has today launched a new online tool that maps service centres, truck stops and roadhouses that remain open for heavy vehicle drivers. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto, said that the tool provided information about services and trading hours for … Read More

Amendments to PBS Frontal Swing Requirements

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Amendments to the PBS Frontal Swing standard will begin from today (April 1 2020). NHVR’s Chief Engineer, Les Bruzsa said the increase will allow for greater flexibility for PBS vehicle designs. “The rigid truck and prime mover performance measure of … Read More

Service centres continue supporting our truck drivers

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This week’s announcement by National Cabinet to allow service centres and truck stops to remain open for heavy vehicle drivers has been welcomed by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and industry. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said that a set … Read More

Update on cross-border travel

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Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland and Tasmania have border restrictions in place. There are currently no restrictions in place for travel between Victoria, NSW and the ACT. Despite these restrictions, all freight movements are continuing. It’s business as … Read More

NHVR extends supplementary record use to 30 days

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The NHVR has announced an extension to the time limit drivers may use a supplementary work diary record, as part of its ongoing efforts to assist industry through the coronavirus pandemic. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said that from Wednesday April … Read More

Fatigue Choices for work and rest hour flexibility

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Flexibility for drivers using work and rest hours is within reach for many heavy vehicle operators. NHVR Fatigue Specialist Andreas Blahous, said a new Fatigue Choice customer program would assist operators to ensure their business is making the most of … Read More

NHVR Bushfire Recovery Information

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Bulletin 3: Released on 16 January 2020 Bushfires are continuing to impact heavy vehicle operations across Australia. The following Bulletin provides important information in relation to OSOM restrictions, fatigue provisions and the bushfire recovery. NHVR is urging all heavy vehicle … Read More

NHVR Bushfire Recovery Information:2

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  The effects of bushfires are continuing to impact heavy vehicle operations across Australia, with some areas of the country experiencing deteriorating conditions. NHVR is urging all heavy vehicle operators to take steps to ensure safe travel when operating in … Read More

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