Australia’s approach to a safety assurance system for automated vehicles is the subject of a Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) which opened for public consultation today.
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How will Australia’s laws and regulations be affected when a machine, rather than a human, is in control of a car? This is one of the questions the National Transport Commission (NTC) is seeking to answer in developing a regulatory system for automated vehicles in Australia.
Drivers, operators and other participants in the transport chain of responsibility will be able to access an improved Load Restraint Guide and a complementary guide specifically for light vehicles on the National Transport Commission (NTC) website from today.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today welcomed the appointment of a new chair and deputy chair, and two new commissioners following formal ministerial ratification. The changes will come into effect from 1 January 2018.
After concluding a four-year term, Mr David Anderson PSM has resigned from his position as a Commissioner and Chairman of the National Transport Commission (NTC), with effect from 8 December 2017.
Important progress made towards national consistency, but more work to be done to realise full reform benefits
Chief Executive of the NTC Paul Retter said the fifth edition of the National Transport Reform Implementation Monitoring Report shows that the adoption of national transport reform continues to trend in the right direction.
An improved Load Restraint Guide and a complementary guide specifically for light vehicles will be available from early 2018, following endorsement of the guides by transport ministers earlier this month.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) will review the use of telematics for regulatory purposes across the transport sector in order to find ways to encourage further take-up and realise safety and productivity benefits.
Australian transport ministers have approved amendments to the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) to allow greater access to the network for high volume vehicles.
Australian transport ministers have approved two key automated vehicle reforms as part of a roadmap of reform to support commercial deployment.