Investment and planning for Australia’s transport network would be made more efficient and effective under a proposal to more regularly identify and report on transport trends.
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Interested parties have been invited to make submissions on amendments to the light and heavy vehicle standards, which include new ways to identify hydrogen and electric powered vehicles.
In a first for the Australian heavy vehicle industry, a new partnership between the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) and the National Transport Commission (NTC), will, through a combination of rigorous field and laboratory-based research, evaluate the impacts of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) on heavy vehicle driver fatigue.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released the NTC’s annual National Transport Reform Implementation Report.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is encouraging industry and business owners to prepare for the launch of edition 7.5 of the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail, which will come into effect on 1 March 2017.
Transport ministers approved the revised National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers at the Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting on 4 November 2016. The revised standard will come into effect on 1 February 2017.
The National Transport Commission is seeking further public comment about possible ways to increase the volume of some heavy vehicles to increase their productivity.
Technology developers, vehicle manufacturers, transport policy makers and the wider Australian community have been asked to consider options for national guidelines to support automated vehicle trials.
National laws for trucks and other heavy vehicles will be reformed to ensure company executives increasingly take steps to ensure safety.
The NTC is seeking feedback from industry about the effectiveness of the Performance Based Standards (PBS) scheme.