Get involved and share your ideas

Our goal is to simplify and streamline the law as much as possible. We want a law that is outcome-focused, technology-neutral, easy to comply with and ensures heavy vehicles operate safely on our roads.

We want to hear from everyone affected by the law. Submit your ideas, see what others are saying and vote on ideas.

What are your ideas for improving the Heavy Vehicle National Law?

23 May, 2019

Steve says:

“End the counting of hours on the previous days work. have a 7 hour break, & not go over your 12/14 hours on that days page = all good ”

22 May, 2019

smithstrainingservices says:

“Regular start times ie. get rid of hot seating, no waiting for a call to start work. Interstate drivers excluded. ”

22 May, 2019

smithstrainingservices says:

“Rotating rosters should be banned, ie. day shift, DS, day off x 2, night shift, NS, day off x 2, 2 x NS, day off x 1, day shift x 4, 5D's of”

21 May, 2019

streamlinetrucking says:

“One rule for all drivers across the nation. The detachment of rules from states to territories is confusing and counter productive. ”

21 May, 2019

Consideration says:

“stop owners and schedulers calling you up and yelling at you just cos you stopped. or trying to get rest.”

21 May, 2019

Consideration says:

“dump the bullashit 15 min brake. Work 6hr, 1hr rest, work 6hr 1 hr rest. 12hr is it. teh rest of the 24 make sure you get 7 hours continuous”

20 May, 2019

Ian says:

“EWD's and recognizing that waiting to start a shift is one of the biggest contributors to fatigue.”

20 May, 2019

5525nicole says:

“Less police required on wide loads, once we go over the NSW border we need one less officer which is a considerable saving. ”

20 May, 2019

5525nicole says:

“Quicker turn around on permits. Assisting with solutions or alternatives rather than just raising issues. ”

20 May, 2019

Scott says:

“One cannot improve a system that is centred around collecting revenue for budgetary shortfalls, rather than real safety concerns.”

20 May, 2019

jidenni says:

“First/last mile issues are crippling small industry & preventing people earning a livelihood. A more comprehensive solution is required NOW.”

20 May, 2019

jidenni says:

“Save time/$ so TI/police can electronically access permits on roadside rather than driver requiring physical permit in glovebox”