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NTC welcomes new government office of transport technology

Publish date 05 Oct 2018

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’s Acting Chief Executive

NTC and NHVR mark commencement date of new Chain of Responsibility laws

Publish date 01 Oct 2018

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. NTC Acting Chief Executive Dr Geoff Allan says these reforms, developed by NTC over several years of close consultation with

Heavy Vehicle National Law to go back to basics

Publish date 24 Aug 2018

The National Transport Commission (NTC) expects to draft a whole new Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) after it completes its review of the existing law. According to NTC Chief Executive Paul Retter, the review of the HVNL will be a back-to-basics review which is expected to result

Real-world research the key to understanding driver fatigue

Publish date 19 Jul 2018

The National Transport Commission (NTC) is encouraging more heavy vehicle drivers to take part in a research project examining heavy vehicle driver fatigue. In collaboration with industry and governments, the NTC is working with the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety