STAY ALERT AND ARRIVE ALIVE

Australians are being urged to be mindful of the dangers of driving when tired as we remember the lives lost to fatigue-related crashes on 23 April, which marks Driver Fatigue Awareness Day. The families of Todd Sligar, Ethan Hertslet and Mitchell Holloway have campaigned to promote greater understanding of the impacts of driver fatigue.  …

NHVR launches heavy vehicle technology blueprint

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has released a blueprint to support manufacturers and operators to incorporate the latest safety technology into new and existing heavy vehicles. Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Scott Buchholz said the Vehicle Safety and Environmental Technology Update Plan (SETUP) outlined five work packages to give Australia’s heavy…