The National Transport Commission today released a new draft version of its Load Restraint Guide which is designed to provide drivers, operators, and other participants in the transport chain of responsibility with practical advice on how to safely transport a load.
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Australian governments, vehicle manufacturers, transport technology providers and other interested parties have been asked to contribute to the development of a national safety assurance regime for automated vehicles.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released a new work program designed to enable next-generation mobility through more responsive regulation.
Ministers approve improved investigation and enforcement powers for police and other authorised officers and more NTC law reforms
Police and other authorised officers will have improved powers to investigate breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and, where appropriate, impose sanctions, under policy changes agreed by Australia’s transport ministers.
Average vehicle emission intensity of new cars bought in Australia has dropped for a ninth year in a row but fewer Australians are choosing low emissions cars, according to a report released by the National Transport Commission (NTC) today.
Australian road transport operators will be able to transport more goods using fewer vehicles thanks to new policies approved by ministers at last Friday’s Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting that will allow trucks to carry larger but not heavier loads.
Australian governments are taking steps to move to a new era of mobility, with today’s launch of national guidelines for trials of automated vehicles.
Interested parties have been asked to make submissions about how the concepts of control and proper control in the Australian Road Rules should apply to automated vehicles.
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.