Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback during the consultation period for the regulation impact statement (RIS), which closed on 20 November 2020.

You can read the submissions we received during public consultation. This feedback informed the policy options which were presented to ministers in May 2021.

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

23 November, 2020

ArjanRensen says:

“The cost to run freight on local roads is much, much higher than running freight on state roads. Provide better funding for local government”

23 November, 2020

ArjanRensen says:

“Include local government from the start, 85% of the roads are local government roads. Most freight issues relate to the first and last mile.”

23 November, 2020

ArjanRensen says:

“Make telematics mandatory to give road operators a good understanding of how the network is used and have properly informed discussions.”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“ Truck drivers need to be nationally recognized as professionals and a professional career pathway”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“Part of licensing for commercial vehicles needs to include real-time self management over a period of not less than 14 days consecutive ”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“Excessive On road fines for infractions need to be lowered to a tenth and include retraining at drivers cost and be time sensitive ”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“"In the name of road safety " should include full details by law enforcement before tearing a heavy vehicle apart not be a green light to go”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“training for and credibility needs to be given to using your circadian rythme to manage tiredness ”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“Work diary Driving hrs need to be based on licence endorsement individually and pay grade to reflect such ( gives incentives) to drive safe”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“Mandatory vehicle assessments need to be on an appointment basis to the address of the registered vehicle annually not roadside ”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“Law enforcement must be included in c.o.r. most driver won't admit it ,but on road interception is traumatising relating to mental stress”

11 November, 2020

Evo950 says:

“Driver licenses need to include endorsement on time control and self management similar to pilots 12hr time / 24hr time endorsement ”