The National Transport Commission and National Heavy Vehicle Regulator have proclaimed a road safety milestone with amendments to Chain of Responsibility duties in the Heavy Vehicle National Law, which took effect 1 October.
Austroads has published a roadmap to support the introduction of automated heavy vehicles into regional and remote areas of Australia and New Zealand.
The Federal Government is inviting the heavy vehicle industry to submit proposals on how best to trial a user-pays system designed to fund upgrades to Australia’s road freight networks.
The Tasmanian Government has commenced testing two Smarter Fleet Programs, aimed at reducing transport emissions and targeting heavy vehicles and electric vehicles in local government.
The Australian Government has committed up to $1 million for strategic traffic planning study to address congestion, connectivity, freight efficiency and safety in and around Hahndorf, South Australia.