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?

17 November, 2019

Gizmo says:

“With all the various agency inspectors now interrupting a trip, once a vehicle is intercepted, a 24hr clearance card should be issued. ”

3 November, 2019

mackinlaytransport says:

“Under COR make hirers accountable for paying sustainable rates. Make it a breach of HVNL to under-pay and/or stretch out payment terms.”

3 November, 2019

mackinlaytransport says:

“Accept that Australia is a big place and that one size does not fit all when it comes to HVNL.”

3 November, 2019

mackinlaytransport says:

“As the President of the National Road Freighters Association I support the association's position on fatigue management.”

30 October, 2019

farthid says:

“Maintenance providers are not currently part of the Chain although maintenance is part of HVNL this is a massive oversight”

29 October, 2019

Bvtrucking says:

“14 Day Mandatory Payments. Standardise the rules Australia Wide.. Length requirements to apply to trailers only.”

29 October, 2019

Bvtrucking says:

“Enforce the chain of Command strictly. Company owners, management should carry 90% of the responsibility for the breaches of law.”

24 October, 2019

BlackDuck says:

“We are unfortunately working with more unskilled operators on the road due to several changing industry factors. Mostly over regulation”

23 October, 2019

gazzar says:

“Allow more flexibility in our work hours. Have the same rules across the country. Train the enforcement officers on the rules properly.”

23 October, 2019

Gouldi says:

“Test”

21 October, 2019

Pauljakejordan says:

“Let us contribute more than 140 characters. ”

20 October, 2019

Bvtrucking says:

“Allow driver flexibility with work rest hours Australia wide rules Standardise interpretation of rules Better information for drivers ”