The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is Australia’s independent regulator for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass.

About the NHVR

The NHVR is Australia’s independent regulator for all heavy vehicles.

Corporate publications

Annual Report, Corporate Plan, Quarterly Snapshots, Setting the Agenda 2016-2020 and Strategic Directions 2016.


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Our core services

The NHVR delivers a comprehensive range of services under a consistent regulatory framework.

Our values

The values of the NHVR are: People matter, Customer first, We add value and Strong partnerships.

What is a heavy vehicle

A heavy vehicle is defined in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) as a vehicle that has a gross vehicle mass (GVM) or aggregate trailer mass (ATM) of more than 4.5 tonnes.