The NTC recently completed its latest Reform Implementation Monitoring Report which noted that all seven of the national reform packages agreed between 1 July 2013 and 1 July 2014 have been fully or partly implemented.
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A new data dictionary and a finalised telematics framework has been released by the National Transport Commission today, establishing 10 principles that relate to the privacy, compliance and enforcement, minimum standards, regulatory efficiencies and consistent application.
A review of the chain of responsibility duties provides an opportunity for the transport industry to have a say in how these laws could be improved and encourage safer behaviour on our roads.
A review of the medical standards that apply to Australia’s vehicle drivers and rail safety workers will make sure they reflect current medical knowledge and way people use our road and rail networks.
The juggling act to balance mass on heavy vehicles will be easier for many operators with the introduction today of the 1-Tonne Tri-Axle Mass Transfer Allowance (1TMTA).
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today welcomed today’s announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister that the current Director General of the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, Neil Scales OBE, has been appointed a part time commissioner of the NTC, in addition to his current role.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are calling for submissions on potential improvements to safety outcomes for the heavy vehicle industry as part of the National Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness Program.
Australia’s trucking industry will reap the full benefits of performance based standards (PBS) and avoid costly, lengthy processes under options being considered by the National Transport Commission (NTC).
The National Transport Commission (NTC) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) today announced the completion of Phase One of their joint Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness Review, with the publication of a report examining current practice in heavy vehicle roadworthiness across the nation.
Australia and the USA will share more information to solve the transport problems of the future thanks to a new formal agreement signed by the National Transport Commission (NTC) and the United States Federal Highway Administration.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) will examine new ways to boost the productivity of Australia’s transport networks as part of its new work program released by NTC today. The new work program was approved by the Council of Transport and Infrastructure Ministers on 23 May 2014.
The trucking industry will save time and money under a new common-sense approach to loading heavy vehicles.
Truck drivers will be treated more fairly under changes to the penalties framework in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).
A new report has confirmed Australia’s chain of responsibility laws are working well to keep truck drivers and other roads users safe from crashes.
Australian road users will benefit from more consistent standards under the 8th amendment package of the Australian Vehicle Standards Rules (AVSRs).
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released the latest version of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code, providing an updated technical resource designed to keep the transport industry and the public safe.
Truck drivers choosing electronic work diaries (EWDs) won’t be fined for small breaches of less than eight minutes under new policy settings agreed to by transport ministers on 23 May. The changes will also better protect drivers’ privacy and help authorities target the small number of people who break the law.
The National Transport Commission today released a draft review of the Intelligent Access Program (IAP) for further public consultation and feedback.
Australian motorists are continuing to choose more environmentally friendly and fuel efficient cars according to an analysis released today by the National Transport Commission (NTC).
Australian businesses will cut their fatality and injury rates by sharing their proven road safety tips in a new program launched today by the National Transport Commission and led by major industry players.
Australia’s bus industry and relevant government authorities have been asked for their input to help resolve emerging pressures on the nation’s two axle buses and the current mass limits that apply to them.
Australians interested in improving the effectiveness of the Chain of Responsibility regime under the Heavy Vehicle National Law have been invited to comment on an options paper released today.
NTC seeks feedback on a proposal for a national accreditation scheme for pilot and escort vehicle drivers
The NTC is seeking feedback on a proposed national accreditation scheme for pilot and escort drivers accompanying the transport of large and heavy loads across state borders.