As many of you have probably read in various media, the review of the Heavy Vehicle National Law has taken a large commitment of time by our team and those of you who have made comments or contributions to industry meetings and submissions.
Being ‘a bit tired’ is now being identified as a major killer of truck drivers and is raising concerns in Australia’s road transport industry.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has hit the road for a new initiative that aims to help drivers and operators understand the available options for more flexible fatigue management arrangements.
The NHVR has approved MTData’s Talon and Swift system, running on either a Samsung Galaxy Active Tab or Samsung Galaxy Active Tab 2, as a fourth Electronic Work Diary (EWD) option. Read more
The Driver Reviver sites operating at rest areas around Australia over the holiday period play an important role in fatigue management and road safety, but it seems not all are welcoming truckies with open arms.
Former truckie-turned Senator, Glenn Sterle, has mixed feelings about the introduction of the EWD alternative for truckies from December 1.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has repealed the prohibition notice issued to Melbourne-based Punjab Roadtrains Pty Ltd, trading as Auswide Transport Solutions, and associated company Southern Cross Freight Lines Pty Ltd. Read more
Fatigue affects us all, and is a key safety challenge for heavy vehicle drivers and operators. The NHVR will be hosting webinars centred around fatigue choices today and Thursday as part of National Road Safety Week.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has today issued a prohibition notice to Melbourne-based Punjab Roadtrains Pty Ltd trading as Auswide Transport Solutions following an investigation into fatigue management and other safety issues. Read more