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On the Road Issue 49
3 December 2018

On the Road Issue 49, 3 December 2018

On the Road Issue 49

In this edition ...

Industry-backed Master Code a boost for heavy vehicle safety
A new set of national safety standards and procedures developed by the heavy vehicle industry has been approved by the NHVR.

Step toward risk-based national compliance activities
Heavy vehicle operators and the broader road transport industry can expect improved targeting of compliance activities by law enforcement agencies as they operate across state borders.

Portal enhancement webinar
New features will be introduced to the NHVR Portal to enhance the road manager experience in the coming weeks.

Queensland road rules amendment
An amendment to Queensland’s road rules affects how large vehicles may be driven in roundabouts.

Christmas & New Year hours
Access permitting hours of the NHVR and state and territory road transport agencies during the Christmas period.

Christmas/New Years travel restrictions
Over the Christmas and New Year period, there are travel restrictions in place for certain Class 1 heavy vehicles.


For more information

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New requirements for OSOM loads - 

check to see if this applies to you

Effective immediately, all OSOM moves that are required to be escorted (by Police), must have a signed  NSW Load Declaration in addition to a TMP. This will replace the existing declaration signed by operators. The NSW Load Declaration certifies the mass and dimensions of the loaded combination and indemnifies each Road Manager and NSW Police.