HVIA State Committee Meetings update

The June round of HVIA state committee meetings kicked off in Brisbane yesterday as a hybrid in-person and on-line meeting.

Guest speaker Gavin Hill discussed Transport Certification Australia’s current work program which includes a national telematics framework, “smart” on-board mass-management systems as well as the organisation’s anticipated role in managing restricted access vehicles.

HVIA’s Chief Executive, Todd Hacking, reported on Brisbane Truck Show outcomes and outlined some of the follow-up activities HVIA is conducting including stakeholders surveys and meetings.

Greg Forbes, HVIA’s National Policy Manager, presented on the imminent implementation of the Road Vehicle Standards Act on 1 July, and the associated certification system ROVER.

HVIA’s Chief Technical Officer, Paul Caus, provided updates on the review of ADR 13 covering lights on vehicles, Australian Standards review of automatic and 5th wheel couplings and other general updates.

Supporting documentation (eg. Draft ADR 13/01, Gavin Hill’s presentation etc.) may be obtained by contacting Paul Caus at p.caus@hvaia.asn.au.

The Western Australian State Committee meeting took place today. See below links to register for the New South Wales and Victorian meetings.

Register for:
NSW State Committee Meeting – Thursday 3 June
VIC State Committee Meeting – Friday 18 June

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