The National Transport Commission (NTC) is encouraging more heavy vehicle drivers to take part in a research project examining heavy vehicle driver fatigue.
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The NTC today released a new work program with an increased focus on developing performance-based, flexible regulation for the transport sector.
A report by the National Transport Commission (NTC) has found that in 2017 Australia achieved a small annual reduction in carbon emissions intensity from new vehicles when compared to the results achieved in 2016.
Australia’s transport ministers have approved National Transport Commission (NTC) recommendations to improve the Performance-Based Standards (PBS) scheme and encourage investment in a greater number of safer, efficient heavy vehicles on Australian roads.
The Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail is set to be updated with changes designed to reduce the burden on industry when transporting low-risk items and bring into line with new United Nations transport requirements.
The NTC is set to work with industry to design a best-practice model for regulatory telematics in heavy vehicles to improve safety, productivity and compliance.
A ground-breaking approach to driving laws in Australia will see the development of purpose-built legislation to allow an automated driving system to drive more automated motor vehicles in place of a human.
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.
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.