The NHVR and the Australian Logistics Council have praised several Australian distribution and retail companies for their commitment to improving heavy vehicle safety ahead of new Chain of Responsibility laws next year.
The Australian Logistics Council is calling for the National Transport Commission's review of regulatory telematics to consider the benefits of telematics in improving aspects of heavy vehicle safety and advancing land transport market reform.
The Australian Logistics Council has written to party leaders in Queensland ahead of the state election, asking them to outline their policies on key issues such as corridor protection, congestion, the development of critical freight infrastructure and improved road safety through the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
Speaking at the recent Online Retail Logistics 2017, Australian Logistics Council Managing Director Michael Kilgariff noted that the country’s cities are not freight friendly, as a result of planning systems that fail to properly account for freight movement.
Development of an industry master code of practice for heavy vehicle safety is progressing well, according to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, with the project receiving $200,000 government funding.
The key infrastructure developments shaping the future of New South Wales will be front and centre at this year’s NSW Major Projects Conference.