Road manager resources

NHVR road manager hotline

State jurisdiction and local government road managers can contact the NHVR by email at

Once your email has been received and reviewed a NHVR staff member will call you as soon as possible to assist you with your enquiry. Should you deem your request to be urgent please contact us on 136 487 to speak to a NHVR call centre representative.

All other types of enquiries should be done through our contact us page.

Road manager webinars 2021

You can watch the individual videos below or watch the entire playlist on our Youtube channel at Road manager webinars 2021 playlist.

1. NHVR and Local Road Managers

2. Application of Bridge Formulae and HVNL Exceptions

3. Performance-Based Standards

4. Class 1 OSOM/SPV

5. Class 1 Agricultural

6. Vehicle and Route Assessment

7. Structural Assessment

8. Road Manager Experiences

NHVR Portal



The NHVR has range of FAQs, work instructions and guides to help road managers with how to use the NHVR Portal - Road Manager Module.



The Restricted Access Vehicle Route Assessment Tool (RAVRAT) is a cutting edge on-line tool capable of performing route assessments for restricted access vehicles. The tool provides local governments with a consistent assessment methodology, providing a defensible position when responding to access requests.

RAVRAT is now free for local governments from participating jurisdictions through the support of NHVR and local government associations.

RAVRAT user videos

Getting Started

Site Tour and Benefits

Quick Route Tutorial

Route Setup and Management

Advanced Route Setup

Intersections and End Point Detail

Managing Your Road Network

Undertaking Route Assessment

Undertaking a PBS Assessment

Applying Other Route Restrictions

Overriding Technical Classification

Linking With Other Authorities Roads

Reporting, Exporting and Publishing

Overview of Available Reports

Identifying Network Pinch Points

Permit amendments

    Road manager documents

    Reference tools

    The links below are provided as a reference tool for councils in their role as road managers.

    Route update requests

    Please note: These forms must be saved to your computer before opening and completing with a PDF program such as Adobe Reader. Do not open these forms directly in your web browser as they may not work correctly.

    Other resources

    Local government associations