Chain of Responsibility

Under COR laws if you exercise (or have the capability of exercising) control or influence over any transport task, you are part of the supply chain and therefore have a responsibility to ensure the HVNL is complied with.

Fatigue management

Driver fatigue or drowsy driving is an important safety hazard for the road transport industry. Fatigue laws apply to fatigue-regulated heavy vehicles.

Industry Codes of Practice

Establishes standards and procedures for parties in the chain of responsibility to identify, analyse, evaluate and mitigate risks associated with meeting obligations under the HVNL

On-road compliance and enforcement

Heavy vehicle drivers and operators will benefit from a greater level of consistency in on-road compliance and enforcement outcomes when the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) commences.

Safety Management Systems (SMS)

The safety of transport activities relating to a heavy vehicle is the shared responsibility of each party in the Chain of Responsibility. Each party in the chain must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that transport activities relating to the vehicle are conducted safely.

Vehicle standards and modifications

The NHVR delivers a comprehensive range of services (including the regulation of heavy vehicle standards and modifications) under a consistent regulatory framework.