BA-triples approved for use in South Australia for road train network

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and the South Australian Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) have approved a new configuration – the BA-triple – for use on the road train network on state-controlled roads in South Australia. BA-triples are now an eligible combination under the National Class 2 Road Train Authorisation Notice 2022 (No.3) (in South […]

NHVR and LBRCA say we should share the road this National Farm Safety Week

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and Livestock, Bulk and Rural Carriers Association (LBRCA) is encouraging all road users to share the road with agricultural vehicles and machinery this National Farm Safety Week (18-24 July 2022). The message targets a reduction of regional road crash fatalities in Australia, as the risk of a person being killed […]

Primary producer concession information added to Registration Checker app

Users of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Registration Checker app can now check for primary producer concessions across all eastern states and South Australia. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the free service would allow loaders, packers and other supply chain parties to ensure vehicles were operating under the correct registration. “We’ve responded to feedback […]

Supply disruptions force growers to lock in fertiliser early for season ahead

Widespread global disruption to supply is set to see farmers again move to lock in fertiliser and other inputs early for the season ahead, Rabobank says in a recently-released report. This is despite global fertiliser prices at near-decade highs and expected to remain elevated in the short to medium term. In its semi-annual Global Fertiliser Outlook: High […]