Interested parties have been invited to make submissions on amendments to the light and heavy vehicle standards, which include new ways to identify hydrogen and electric powered vehicles.
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In a first for the Australian heavy vehicle industry, a new partnership between the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) and the National Transport Commission (NTC), will, through a combination of rigorous field and laboratory-based research, evaluate the impacts of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) on heavy vehicle driver fatigue.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released the NTC’s annual National Transport Reform Implementation Report.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is encouraging industry and business owners to prepare for the launch of edition 7.5 of the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail, which will come into effect on 1 March 2017.
Transport ministers approved the revised National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers at the Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting on 4 November 2016. The revised standard will come into effect on 1 February 2017.
The National Transport Commission is seeking further public comment about possible ways to increase the volume of some heavy vehicles to increase their productivity.
Technology developers, vehicle manufacturers, transport policy makers and the wider Australian community have been asked to consider options for national guidelines to support automated vehicle trials.
National laws for trucks and other heavy vehicles will be reformed to ensure company executives increasingly take steps to ensure safety.
The NTC is seeking feedback from industry about the effectiveness of the Performance Based Standards (PBS) scheme.
Ministers at last week’s Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting agreed to a series of reform initiatives over the next 24 months designed to facilitate increased testing and trialling of more automated vehicles.
Heavy vehicle operators will see no increase in registration and road user (fuel) charges in 2017-18, after transport ministers last week agreed to continue the ‘freeze revenue’ approach originally agreed by them in November 2015.
The NTC is working closely with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator to review the current edition of the Load Restraint Guide and we are seeking your feedback on how the guide can be improved.
Interested parties have been invited to make submissions on ways to improve Australia’s Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws.
How Australia’s transport system might work in the lead up to the year 2040 is shown in a series of snapshots which reveal the transformational impact of factors like automated vehicles, better real-time data and analytics, more riding sharing and changes in consumer preferences.
Australia’s transport sector has recovered after the impact of the Global Financial Crisis with the nation’s freight task likely to grow by 26 per cent over the next decade according to new a research report published today by the National Transport Commission (NTC).
Australians, their doctors and other health professionals will have better guidance on whether they are safe to drive thanks to updated medical guidelines contained the new edition of Assessing Fitness to Drive for commercial and private vehicle drivers.
Transport operators, associations and government bodies have been given the opportunity to help the NTC develop a new framework that will help define and measure Australia’s land transport productivity.
Interested parties have been invited to help the National Transport Commission (NTC) determine whether there is an opportunity to lift freight productivity by increasing the permitted volume a heavy vehicle can carry to accommodate better low density freight movements.
The NTC today released a new work program that includes bolder and more strategic projects that are designed to identify and address the transport problems of the future.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released proposed improvements to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released a consultation report with proposed changes to the National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released a discussion paper outlining possible options to improve the current method of setting heavy vehicle charges.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released the Heavy Vehicle Driver Fatigue Data Final Report which was endorsed by the Transport and Infrastructure Senior Officials Committee (TISOC) earlier this month.
Australians are being asked for their opinion on new proposals which aim to reduce heavy vehicle speeding.
Australia’s transport laws will need to be updated to allow people to drive automated vehicles on our roads.
Australian consumers have bought a record number of fuel-efficient, low-emissions cars leading to the biggest year-on-year growth in the percentage of new cars sold since the NTC began analysing the figures in 2004.
Heavy vehicle operators could increase the payload of certain heavy vehicle combinations by up to 16 per cent on some routes under reforms proposed today by the National Transport Commission (NTC).
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Australian Light vehicle Standards Rules 2015 (ALVSRs).
The National Transport Commission is seeking feedback on options to reform obligations on executive officers under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).
NTC calls on Australia’s transport industry to provide more data for a study on the nation’s transport movements
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is seeking detailed information from Australia’s transport sector about passenger and freight movements to inform future policy reforms as part of a study of freight and passenger movements in Australia.
Transport policy makers, technology experts, vehicle developers and the rest of the Australian community have been called upon to shape more appropriate laws to maximise the benefits of automated vehicles.