HVNL review - Effective fatigue management


The primary purpose of the HVNL is to ensure a safe and efficient heavy vehicle journey. This is made of a safe driver, a safe vehicle and a suitable route.

This topic and issues paper covers one key aspect of a safe driver: managing fatigue. It uses the risk-based approach outlined in the first issues paper to identify problems in the current fatigue management provisions in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).


Early - mid 2019
Issues paper
Late 2019
Summary of outcomes
Early 2020
Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)
Late 2020
Decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)

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