Month: September 2018

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Articulated Trucks Responsible for Downward Trend in Fatal Crashes

Heavy vehicle fatal crashes and fatalities has begun a downward trend after 2 years of increasing, according to the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). The statistics show record lows on both scales with the fatal crash count at 176 for the 12 months to June. This is the first time the statistics …

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Transport Workers Union Blasts Draft Industry Code of Practice like Heavy Vehicle National Law

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has blasted the draft Master Registered Industry Code of Practice as a safety instrument, labeling it as ‘flawed’. In a submission to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) on the draft code, the TWU says the flaws in the draft are similar to  those of the National Heavy Vehicle Law …

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