Regulator's report showcases achievements


The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has released its 2014-2015 Annual Report, tabled by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Warren Truss in Parliament today.

NHVR CEO, Mr Sal Petroccitto said the report outlined the NHVR's achievements and performance in pursuit of a more productive and safe heavy vehicle industry for Australia.

"I am proud of the remarkable turnaround that has been achieved by our organisation over the last financial year.

"We have taken a major step towards regulating more efficiently and effectively. Our solid performance in 2014-2015 has been achieved in close cooperation with the Commonwealth, State, Territory and Local Governments.

"I would also like to acknowledge the professionalism and dedication of our staff, and the continued support from industry – all of whom have played a key role in advancing the efforts of this national initiative.

"Our platform of regulatory consistency through a continually refined single Heavy Vehicle National Law will deliver future productivity. We will continue to collaborate with industry and partner agencies to build a safer, more productive and innovative heavy vehicle industry," Mr Petroccitto said.

A snapshot of the NHVR’s achievements in 2014-15 include:

  • 78,510 access permits issued by the NHVR and jurisdictions
  • 648 access pre-approvals administered, affecting 195 councils and unlocking approximately 6,092 kilometres of road network
  • 22,708 applications processed resulting in 6,232 operators and approximately 92,000 vehicles participating in the NHVAS
  • 894 vehicle combinations and 3,762 individual units certified under the PBS framework.

To view a copy of the NHVR annual report, please visit


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