Road Freight Matters

Road Freight Matters is a regular bulletin which includes the latest information on operational issues, important programs and initiatives affecting the heavy vehicle industry in NSW.

The latest issue of Road Freight Matters is available on this page. You can also subscribe to receive the bulletin via email.

Road Freight Matters - October 2017

Read Road Freight Matters Issue October 2017.

Stories in this issue include:

  • Roads and Maritime leads the way with access approvals
  • Improved access for BAB and ABB quad road trains
  • Latest edition of safety technologies for heavy vehicles and combinations published
  • Overheight Vehicles and Sydney’s Tunnels
  • Network Spotlight – Mt Ousley
  • Improvements to the Livestock Loading Scheme.

Road Freight Matters - June 2017

Read Road Freight Matters. Issue June 2017.

Stories in this issue include:

  • Productivity boost for the cotton industry
  • Sydney’s Tunnels open to ‘tethered’ cranes
  • Delivering more with less – NSW Productivity Schemes
  • Roads and Maritime Services Focus on the Customer
  • Project Spotlight.

Road Freight Matters - July 2016

Read Road Freight Matters. Issue July 2016 (PDF: 249Kb).

Stories in this issue include:

  • Improving Access - new enforceable networks, HML Declaration and NSW adopts National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual
  • New OSOM Escort Vehicle Driver Scheme kicks off in Hunter
  • New national heavy vehicle registration charges in effect
  • Safety, Productivity & Environment Construction Transport Scheme open for business
  • Bridges for the Bush delivers access
  • Warning about icy conditions
  • Heavy Vehicle Industry Liaison Officers here to help.

Road Freight Matters - Issue 2 - June 2015

Read Road Freight Matters, issue 2.

Stories in this issue include:

  • Improving Access - new enforceable networks, HML Declaration and Fixing Country Roads
  • Registration Certification of New Heavy Trailers in NSW
  • Spotlight on Compliance - increased safety checks and the new Speed Adviser app
  • Supporting Councils - Road Manager Toolkit
  • Low Loader Combination Licence Class
  • Work Health and Safety
  • On the Road - Upcoming Events

Road Freight Matters - Issue 1 - February 2015

Read Road Freight Matters, issue 1.

Stories in this issue include:

  • Streamlining Registration and Licensing
  • Spotlight on Compliance
  • Heavy Vehicles Hotline
  • Improving Access
  • Overheight Vehicles
  • Industry Liaison Officers
  • Get Healthy at Work
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