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.
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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.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is asking road transport agencies, police, and industry to provide input on how Australian governments should amend driver laws to facilitate the introduction of automated vehicles.
PBS marketplace review seeks to build on safety and productivity gains as Australia’s freight task grows
Interested parties are invited to provide feedback on ways to improve the Performance-Based Standards (PBS) scheme for heavy vehicles.
From 1 July heavy vehicle operators may see a new type of defect notice being used by enforcement officers to manage vehicle roadworthiness.