Month: March 2019

Fatigue Concerns Top NHVR Confidential Reporting Line Complaints

Fatigue related complaints top the list of complaints to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR’s) Heavy Vehicle Confidential Reporting Line (HVCRL). Since the reporting line has been live there have been more than 65 reports of non-compliance every month. The line has been live since July last year. The regulator has fielded around 115 calls …

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3 Truck Collision on Bruce Highway, Sunshine Coast Causes Major Traffic Delays

Commuters were left frustrated after a multi-vehicle crash caused huge delays on the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast recently. The route to the city was affected after the crash which caused slow traffic between Bells Creek and Roys Road. The Queensland Ambulance Service said 3 people were  treated for minor injuries following the crash …

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ATA Calls for Rest Stop Standards to be Reinforced

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) joined the rest of the industry in calling for rest stop standards to be reinforced. The ATA welcomed Austroads guidelines aimed at addressing a number of key driver concerns. The association represents 50,000 businesses and 211,500 people. It thanked Austroads for “listening to concerns and recommendations raised in consultations during …

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NHVR Highlights the Benefit of Clean Trucks

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) recently highlighted the benefits of a clean truck including the importance of a clean chassis/suspension and other underpinnings. In the message, the regulator detailed a case from August 2014 when a driver of a prime mover semi-trailer combination was killed after the prime mover’s suspension failed. In an inquiry, …

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