NHVR prosecutes multiple engine remapping charges

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  26-07-2021 The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has charged two South Australian operators with offences relating to illegal engine remapping. An investigation conducted by South Australia Police (SAPOL) Heavy Vehicle Enforcement Unit (HVEU) found a South Australian produce company … Read More

COVID-safe toolbox talk kit

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COVID-safe toolbox talk kit A COVID-19 toolbox talk kit is available to assist staff as part of your Safety Management System. The toolbox talk kit includes a series of quick guides, videos, checklists and templates as part of the NHVR’s … Read More

COVID 19 – Take the time to take the test

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Take the time to take the test All heavy vehicle drivers operating under Standard hours, BFM or AFM are reminded that taking a COVID test is a permitted personal activity under the National Personal Use Exemption Notices. The exemption recognises … Read More

COVID 19 – Testing, passes and exemptions

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Testing, passes and exemptions A summary of the COVID-19 testing and border pass requirements for heavy vehicles is below. For specific details on the requirements for each state and territory, visit www.nhvr.gov.au/coronavirus Updates will also be shared on NHVR’s Facebook and Twitter pages. … Read More

COVID 19 – Freight Driver Swabs

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Freight Driver Swabs Highway testing sites have been re-established, to help prevent truck drivers from inadvertently spreading COVID-19 to other regions. The Regional Transport and Roads Minister, Paul Toole, said freight workers can now get tested along key transport routes, … Read More

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

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