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NTC Commissioner, Neil Scales OBE, was recently recognised as the Transport and Logistics Executive of the Year at the prestigous CEO Magazine 2018 Executive of the Year Awards.
Transport ministers have approved a gross mass limit increase for three-axle buses from 20 tonnes to 22 tonnes.
The latest National Transport Reform Implementation Monitoring Report shows improved progress towards building a uniform transport system across states and territories.
The NTC said there will be no immediate changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) provisions in relation to loss of effluent or fatigue.
Transport ministers endorse safety assurance approach for the introduction of automated vehicles in Australia
Transport ministers have paved the way for the commercial deployment of automated vehicles in Australia within the next few years, by endorsing a safety approach for approving vehicles at first supply.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released a discussion paper examining whether there is a need to change existing compulsory motor accident injury insurance schemes to cover automated vehicles.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) welcomed the announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Hon Michael McCormack MP, of the new federal Office of Future Transport Technologies.
NTC and NHVR acknowledge a road safety milestone today as amendments to chain of responsibility duties in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) take effect.
The NTC is seeking feedback on a discussion paper about regulating government access to C-ITS and automated vehicle data.
The NTC expects to draft a whole new Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) after it completes its review of the existing law.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is encouraging more heavy vehicle drivers to take part in a research project examining heavy vehicle driver fatigue.
The NTC today released a new work program with an increased focus on developing performance-based, flexible regulation for the transport sector.
A report by the National Transport Commission (NTC) has found that in 2017 Australia achieved a small annual reduction in carbon emissions intensity from new vehicles when compared to the results achieved in 2016.
Australia’s transport ministers have approved National Transport Commission (NTC) recommendations to improve the Performance-Based Standards (PBS) scheme and encourage investment in a greater number of safer, efficient heavy vehicles on Australian roads.
The Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail is set to be updated with changes designed to reduce the burden on industry when transporting low-risk items and bring into line with new United Nations transport requirements.
The NTC is set to work with industry to design a best-practice model for regulatory telematics in heavy vehicles to improve safety, productivity and compliance.
A ground-breaking approach to driving laws in Australia will see the development of purpose-built legislation to allow an automated driving system to drive more automated motor vehicles in place of a human.
Australia’s approach to a safety assurance system for automated vehicles is the subject of a Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) which opened for public consultation today.
How will Australia’s laws and regulations be affected when a machine, rather than a human, is in control of a car? This is one of the questions the National Transport Commission (NTC) is seeking to answer in developing a regulatory system for automated vehicles in Australia.
Drivers, operators and other participants in the transport chain of responsibility will be able to access an improved Load Restraint Guide and a complementary guide specifically for light vehicles on the National Transport Commission (NTC) website from today.