Designing a risk-based safety assurance regime that assesses the safety of applicant vehicles against agreed safety criteria.
Developing legislative reform options to clarify the application of current driver and driving laws to automated vehicles, and to establish legal obligations for automated driving system (ADS) entities.
Assessing the effectiveness of the PBS marketplace and identifying barriers to vehicle design innovation
A review of the Performance Based Standards (PBS) scheme and its operating marketplace.
This review identified potential regulatory or operational reforms to reduce complexity and improve effectiveness.
A research project aimed at developing a forward looking cost base model
This review of cost base allocators aims to provide assurance that pricing systems are based on a sound understanding of how heavy vehicle use affects road costs
Working with stakeholders to review and maintain the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
Working with stakeholders to review and maintain the existing Australian Light Vehicle Standards Rules.
Working with stakeholders to review and maintain the Load Restraint Guide.
Working with stakeholders to review and maintain the framework.
Working with stakeholders to review and maintain the Australian Dangerous Goods Code.
Collaborating with the NHVR, industry and governments to develop a national framework for collecting real-life operational data to better inform future fatigue policy.
Working with stakeholders to review and maintain the National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers.
Reviewing current chain of responsibility law and clarifying executive officer liability to ensure consistency with COAG principles.
Working with stakeholders to review and maintain the Australian Road Rules.
Working with stakeholders to develop a framework for Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems.
Investigating whether mass limits should be increased for three axle buses.
A framework to promote the wider use of Electronic Work Diaries.
A joint project with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator to investigate options to reduce the amount of unroadworthy heavy vehicles on Australian roads.
Investigating ways to further prevent excessive speeding by heavy vehicles
Investigating ways to improve the productivity of volume constrained freight.
Working with stakeholders to review and maintain the Rail Safety National Law.
How could or should we regulate land transport in the future?
Filing information gaps about the market structure of transport operators to inform future transport planning and policy development.
This project analyses options to improve the current ‘pay as you go’ (PAYGO) methodology
Supporting decision makers in improving transport productivity.
Working to encourage industry to adopt telematics by providing policy certainty and consistency.
This review aims to make sure that penalties are fair and applied consistently within the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
Identifying regulatory or operational barriers that might impact the introduction of automated vehicles on Australia's transport networks.
Gathering examples of access management best practice in order to support road managers to make improved heavy vehicle access decisions .
Developing national guidelines for on-road trials of automated vehicles in Australia.
Developing national enforcement guidelines that clarify regulatory concepts of control and proper control for different levels of driving automation.