On the Road Issue 51 23 January 2019
On the Road Issue 49
In this edition …
New B-double notice to deliver productivity benefits
A new National Class 2 Heavy Vehicle B-double Notice will start on 1 February, delivering productivity benefits for the 19,000 B-doubles operating across Australia.

NHVAS consultation sessions kick off
A three-month consultation is underway to align the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme (NHVAS) Standards and Business Rules with the recent changes to Chain of Responsibility laws.

Information Bulletin – Baled hay and straw
The NHVR has recently published an information bulletin to help operators understand the requirements for transporting baled hay and straw.

Coronial inquiry highlights cleaning requirement
Recently released outcomes from a coronial inquiry in 2014 in relation to a heavy vehicle incident have highlighted the need to clean heavy vehicles prior to inspections.

Notices and Updates

National Heavy Vehicle Concrete Agitator Work and Rest Hours Exemption Notice 2019 (No. 1)
New South Wales Class 3 Platform Container Exemption Notice 2018 (No. 1)
National Heavy Vehicle Standards (Special Purpose Vehicles Exceeding 40 tonnes Total Mass) Exemption Notice 2018 (No. 1)

For more information
Visit www.nhvr.gov.au or call 1300 MYNHVR (1300 696 487). Standard call charges apply, check with your phone provider.