UPDATED notices – Oversize / Overmass (OSOM) permits

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Updated Notices bring increased benefits with reduced costs 01-05-2020 Almost one-third of New South Wales oversize overmass (OSOM) permits will be removed under updated Class 1 notices released today. NSW Regional Transport and Roads Minister Paul Toole said the updated … Read More

Truckies helping truckies

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Truckie mental and physical health in Whiteline Television focus 27-04-2020 Tips on what to eat, how to exercise and what signs to recognise for mental health are tackled in new series of videos for truck drivers. Road Safety and Freight … Read More

Opened service centres welcomed by drivers

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Thank you to the retailers and heavy vehicle operators that have provided information to update the NHVR Service Centre map. The map was launched earlier this month to show which service centres, truck stops and roadhouses remain open for heavy … Read More

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

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