NatRoad says it’s optimistic that the NHVR will move away from prescriptive offences, as signalled in its Heavy Vehicle Safety Strategy 2021-2025 released last week.
Truckies already have two EWDs approved for use and now a third option will come into play within a matter of weeks.
Former truckie-turned Senator, Glenn Sterle, has mixed feelings about the introduction of the EWD alternative for truckies from December 1.
When a NSW truck driver contacted Big Rigs to vent his frustration at being fined for a work diary breach, we shared his story online and it garnered a huge reaction, with many truckies sharing similar stories.
A NSW truck driver, who works just three days a week, was fined $454 for a “minor” logbook technicality.