Daily safety check list launched for operators


A simple safety initiative launched by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) will help truck drivers – and other motorists - stay safe on Australian roads.

Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the NHVR’s Daily Safety Check List would promote safety standards in the trucking and logistics sector.

Daily Safety Check guide (PDF, 373KB) - A daily check is a quick visual inspection that can be undertaken on a heavy vehicle prior to leaving the yard, depot or rest area. This guide lists some of the items and areas that may be covered in a daily check of a heavy vehicle and can be expanded on and tailored to suit an operator's business.