The National Transport Commission (NTC) in conjunction with Austroads and state and territory governments, is developing a proposal for a nationally harmonised accreditation scheme, including operational guideline, for pilot and escort vehicle drivers.
A public consultation process will occur to further develop the scheme. Once the proposed scheme is fully developed and endorsed by states and territories, it is anticipated that the scheme will be implemented and administered by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.
Further updates on the proposed scheme will be provided when necessary.
A parliamentary review is underway of the NHVR which will be released in October 2018. Attached to this parliamentary review is a review of the National Harmonisation of Pilot to Load Matrix's