The National Transport Commission (NTC) today welcomed the appointment of a new chair and deputy chair, and two new commissioners following formal ministerial ratification. The changes will come into effect from 1 January 2018.
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After concluding a four-year term, Mr David Anderson PSM has resigned from his position as a Commissioner and Chairman of the National Transport Commission (NTC), with effect from 8 December 2017.
Important progress made towards national consistency, but more work to be done to realise full reform benefits
Chief Executive of the NTC Paul Retter said the fifth edition of the National Transport Reform Implementation Monitoring Report shows that the adoption of national transport reform continues to trend in the right direction.
An improved Load Restraint Guide and a complementary guide specifically for light vehicles will be available from early 2018, following endorsement of the guides by transport ministers earlier this month.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) will review the use of telematics for regulatory purposes across the transport sector in order to find ways to encourage further take-up and realise safety and productivity benefits.
Australian transport ministers have approved amendments to the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) to allow greater access to the network for high volume vehicles.
Australian transport ministers have approved two key automated vehicle reforms as part of a roadmap of reform to support commercial deployment.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is asking road transport agencies, police, and industry to provide input on how Australian governments should amend driver laws to facilitate the introduction of automated vehicles.
PBS marketplace review seeks to build on safety and productivity gains as Australia’s freight task grows
Interested parties are invited to provide feedback on ways to improve the Performance-Based Standards (PBS) scheme for heavy vehicles.
From 1 July heavy vehicle operators may see a new type of defect notice being used by enforcement officers to manage vehicle roadworthiness.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released the latest package of proposed amendments to the Australian Road Rules (ARRs) for public consultation.
The National Transport Commission today released a new draft version of its Load Restraint Guide which is designed to provide drivers, operators, and other participants in the transport chain of responsibility with practical advice on how to safely transport a load.
Australian governments, vehicle manufacturers, transport technology providers and other interested parties have been asked to contribute to the development of a national safety assurance regime for automated vehicles.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released a new work program designed to enable next-generation mobility through more responsive regulation.
Ministers approve improved investigation and enforcement powers for police and other authorised officers and more NTC law reforms
Police and other authorised officers will have improved powers to investigate breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) and, where appropriate, impose sanctions, under policy changes agreed by Australia’s transport ministers.
Average vehicle emission intensity of new cars bought in Australia has dropped for a ninth year in a row but fewer Australians are choosing low emissions cars, according to a report released by the National Transport Commission (NTC) today.
Australian road transport operators will be able to transport more goods using fewer vehicles thanks to new policies approved by ministers at last Friday’s Transport and Infrastructure Council meeting that will allow trucks to carry larger but not heavier loads.
Australian governments are taking steps to move to a new era of mobility, with today’s launch of national guidelines for trials of automated vehicles.
Interested parties have been asked to make submissions about how the concepts of control and proper control in the Australian Road Rules should apply to automated vehicles.
Investment and planning for Australia’s transport network would be made more efficient and effective under a proposal to more regularly identify and report on transport trends.