Heavy vehicles

NSW supports National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Roads and Maritime Services is supporting the new National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) to process notices and permits for heavy vehicles in NSW and national road freight.

Roads and Maritime have received a delegation,to process, from the NHVR to issue Class 1 and 3 heavy vehicles on intrastate journeys travelling on State roads. This delegation came into effect on 25 February 2015.

Heavy vehicle operators can lodge requests with Roads and Maritime  for Class 1 and 3 permits within NSW online.

Class 2 and interstate permits can be requested through the NHVR.

For updates on the processing of your permit,

don’t hesitate to contact Roads and Maritime Services at roadfreight@rms.nsw.gov.au about the status of your applications.

General information about permits is available from the NHVR website.

Heavy Vehicle Compliance Operations

Roads and Maritime Services continues to target rogue heavy vehicle operators with Operation Explorer and Operation Steel. Recent coverage of heavy vehicle compliance operations courtesy of ABC Television.