Category Archives: General News

ALRTA News – 8 September 2017

CONSULTATION ON HV PERSONAL USE EXEMPTION ALRTA welcomes the announcement that NHVR has commenced formal consultation on a proposed national work and rest exemption to allow limited personal use of fatigue-regulated heavy vehicle. ALRTA National President Kevin Keenan said that … Continue reading

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ALRTA News – 1 September 2017

PERSONAL USE OF A HEAVY VEHICLE Last year, the ALRTA requested that the NHVR consider improving and expanding the NSW statutory exemption that allows limited personal private use of a heavy vehicle.  In NSW, a driver may clean, refuel or … Continue reading

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ALRTA News – 25 August 2017

GETTING STARTED ON CODES OF PRACTICE The ALRTA Executive Director attended a two day ‘Technical Writers Workshop’, jointly hosted by ATA and ALC, to commence developing an industry ‘master code of practice’. The master code will cut across all areas of … Continue reading

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ALRTA News – 18 August 2017

DEAN CLARKE WINS 2017 SAFETY INNOVATION AWARD The recipient of the 2017 NHVR – ALRTA Safety Innovation Award is Dean Clarke from Hopkins Transport in New South Wales. The NHVR-ALRTA Safety Innovation Award is a joint Government-Industry initiative that recognised … Continue reading

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ALRTA News – 4 August 2017

ALRTA-NHVR SAFETY AWARD FINALISTS  The NHVR-ALRTA Safety Innovation Award is a joint Government-Industry initiative that recognises and rewards rural road transport operators who have identified Heavy Vehicle National Law related safety risks and implemented successful, innovative control measures. ALRTA President … Continue reading

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