Speaking at the launch of the Master Code of Practice last week, Deputy PM Michael McCormack said the Master Code is an important step in providing additional guidance required by heavy vehicle operators to boost safety.
The National Asset Centre of Excellence has been successfully renewed for the 2019-2024 period under a new agreement between the Australian Road Research Board and Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads.
The contract to build the new structure across the Mongarlowe River on Main Road 92, north of Braidwood in New South Wales, has been awarded.
Austroads has published a report that proposes a ride quality index of roads for heavy vehicles – a heavy vehicle equivalent of the International Roughness Index for cars.
Collision awareness and proximity detection technology originally developed for the mining industry is being applied on major civil projects to protect workers and increase transparency for project managers.