NHVR welcomes HHTS CEO appointment

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has welcomed the appointment of Naomi Frauenfelder to lead Healthy Heads in Trucks and Sheds (HHTS), a heavy vehicle industry mental health initiative.

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NHVR adds smart camera tech to interception arsenal

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) aims to trial mobile Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) camera technology to monitor and intercept high-risk heavy vehicles, operators and journeys according to a recently announced tender.

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New traditionalists

In spite of a decidedly lacklustre year on a number of fronts, the uptake of Performance-Based Standards (PBS) by a broad cross section of the trucking industry has continued unabated as operators seek out ways to improve productivity and efficiency. PBS is a world-leading program that enables Australia’s heavy vehicle industry to use the most productive vehicles for specific freight tasks. It fosters innovation in vehicle design to improve productivity while achieving safer operation and making minimal impact on road infrastructure.

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VTA welcomes EWD approval

The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Australian Government and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) of the approval of the industry’s first Electronic Work Diary (EWD).

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NHVR releases Covid-Safe toolbox talk kit

A Covid-19 toolbox talk kit focused on vehicle, workplace and hand hygiene, wearing a facemask and mental health is part of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) latest release of practical industry safety material.

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