Industry feedback has been sought by the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) on a recent proposal to provide a decoupling facility east of Toowoomba.
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 contract to build the new structure across the Mongarlowe River on Main Road 92, north of Braidwood in New South Wales, has been awarded.
Funding applications for Round 4 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative program are now open giving the green light to submissions on projects which will save lives and reduce road trauma.
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.