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HVNL review: Terms of reference and expert panel announced

Publish date 21 Jan 2019

The Transport and Infrastructure Council has approved the terms of reference for the Heavy Vehicle National Law Review. Transport ministers have also appointed a panel of experts with expertise in productivity and experience across the transport sector to guide the review. The exp

NTC examining driver distraction and the Australian Road Rules

Publish date 11 Dec 2018

The National Transport Commission (NTC) is examining the effectiveness of the Australian Road Rules relating to driver distraction. NTC Acting Chief Executive, Dr Geoff Allan, said the current approach was developed in 1999 when mobile phones were used primarily for calls and text,

NTC commissioner recognised as a leading executive

Publish date 23 Nov 2018

NTC Commissioner, Neil Scales OBE, was recently recognised as the Transport and Logistics Executive of the Year at the prestigious CEO Magazine 2018 Executive of the Year Awards.

Increased mass limits for three-axle buses

Publish date 20 Nov 2018

Transport ministers have approved a gross mass limit increase for three-axle buses from 20 tonnes to 22 tonnes. According to the National Transport Commission’s Acting Chief Executive, Dr Geoff Allan, the increase in mass limit will bring Australia more in line with international c