National Trucking Regulator Introduced

occupational health and safety training Interstate drivers ought to see less convoluted regulations with the coming formation of a National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.Legislators for Queensland had indicated that by 2013, the regulatory body will be solely responsible for managing unified vehicle laws in all states except Western Australia.

The establishment of the regulator was issued this week, other states are projected to follow in within the coming months.

This new trucking regulator will mean that truck drivers will no longer be forced to adhere to different rules throughout different states. Vehicle Configuration,driver behaviour, and fatigue management will all be regulated by the NHHVR.

Peter Garske, CEO of the Queensland Transport Association stated that the new regulator would mean a more profitable industry

Source:  http://www.abc.net.au/rural/news/content/201111/s3368754.htm

 

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