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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

New NTC work program responds to rapid change across the transport sector

Publish date 14 Jun 2018

The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released a new work program with an increased focus on developing performance-based, flexible regulation for the transport sector. NTC Chief Executive Paul Retter said technology and data-driven changes present a significant challenge f

Small annual reduction in carbon emissions intensity achieved in 2017

Publish date 12 Jun 2018

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. Chief Executive of the NTC, Paul Retter said that this year’s Carbon

New changes for the transport of dangerous goods

Publish date 05 Jun 2018

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. In May, Transport ministers ap

PBS changes will encourage further innovation in the heavy vehicle industry

Publish date 05 Jun 2018

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. “PBS scheme vehicles offer