HVNL review - Vehicle standards and safety


The primary purpose of the HVNL is to ensure a safe and efficient heavy vehicle journey. This is made of a safe driver, a safe vehicle and a suitable route.

This topic and issues paper covers all the requirements that relate to a safe vehicle. It uses the risk-based approach outlined in the first issues paper to identify problems with the current law and the high-level principles that a revised law should consider.


Early - mid 2019
Issues papers
Late 2019
Summary of outcomes
Early 2020
Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)
Late 2020
Decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)

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Project manager HVNL Review Team