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Heavy Vehicle Access in Queensland

Heavy vehicle access in Queensland during emergency conditions

A Flood Recovery Road Access Group (FRRAG) has been established by Transport and Main Roads and Queensland Police to manage emergency and disaster heavy vehicle access under the provision of the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

A dedicated hotline and email address is operating to provide help, information and emergency access to freight consignors and heavy vehicle transport operators travelling in the affected areas.

The FRRAG hotline number is 1300 105 647

Sunday, February 3, 2019

NHVR Registration Checker App

The NHVR Registration Checker app enables a quick and easy check of the registration status of any heavy vehicle registered in Australia (with the exception of vehicles registered in the Northern Territory).

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Heavy Vehicle Training 12 - 14 November

Certification, Engineering & Modifications

Members are invited to attend heavy vehicle training jointly delivered by VACC’s Commercial Vehicle Industry Association Victoria (CVIAV), the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Australia (CVIAA) and the Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association (ARTSA).

The course will cover: certification, engineering and modifications over a three day program - with a focus on heavy truck and trailer safety, and mechanical performance.

The training will be led by Dr Peter Hart, with assistance from a number of specialist from across the certification, engineering and modification fields.  Peter is an electrical engineer with close to 20 years’ experience as a forensic examiner and expert witness.  He is an Agent in the Road Vehicle Certification System and a VicRoads engineering signatory.

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Heavy Vehicle Training 12 - 14 November

Certification, Engineering & Modifications

Members are invited to attend heavy vehicle training jointly delivered by VACC’s Commercial Vehicle Industry Association Victoria (CVIAV), the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association of Australia (CVIAA) and the Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association (ARTSA).

The course will cover: certification, engineering and modifications over a three day program - with a focus on heavy truck and trailer safety, and mechanical performance.

The training will be led by Dr Peter Hart, with assistance from a number of specialist from across the certification, engineering and modification fields.  Peter is an electrical engineer with close to 20 years’ experience as a forensic examiner and expert witness.  He is an Agent in the Road Vehicle Certification System and a VicRoads engineering signatory.
 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Chain of Responsibility law came into effect 1 October 2018

Chain of Responsibilty legislation is now in effect as of 1 October 2018. 

It is important your business is prepared and understands its legal responsiblity regarding its place in the chain. 

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has extensive resources available on their website, which members should consult for up to date information and guidance 

https://www.nhvr.gov.au/safety-accreditation-compliance/chain-of-responsibility 

Should you have any questions, call the CVIAA secretariat on 03 9829 1111.  

Sunday, September 30, 2018

New vehicles added to freightliner recall

Freightliner owners urged to check Vehicle Identification Numbers after more added to recall list

The ACCC has recently added additional vehicles to a recall of Freightliner Argosy, Columbia and Coronado trucks.

Due to an electrical fault, which could cause the vehicle to suddenly loose power, a total of 4,145 vehicles have been recalled.

Owners of affected vehicles are advised to call 1300 323 722 to make a booking with a Daimler Truck & Bus Freightliner dealership to have a new PNDB installed, without the auto-reset software, free of charge.

The recall affects some trucks sold in Australia between June 2010 and August 2017. 

A list of the affected vehicles is available here.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Updates to Vehicle Standards Guides

Effective from 1 July 2018

As you may be aware, there are a number of updates to the Heavy Vehicle (Vehicle Standards) National Regulation that are due to come into effect from 1 July 2018.

As a result of these changes, the NHVR has taken this opportunity to update the associated Vehicle Standards Guides.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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