We are now into the new financial year and the transition process from the Motor Vehicle Standards Act to the Road Vehicle Standards Act (RVSA) is now complete; all vehicles entering the Australian Market must comply with the RVSA rules from now on.
HVIA acknowledges that there are still outstanding operational issues with the new ROVER system, and policy settings in the RVSA rules are still not optimal for the heavy vehicle industry.
As part of the discussions during the transition period, the Department of Infrastructure committed to conducting a post-implementation review.
HVIA is keen to engage members in this review to ensure we get the best result for our industry.
In light of this, we have invited Melissa Cashman, head of the Vehicle Safety Policy and Partnerships Branch of the Department, to present at the next round of HVIA State Committee meetings.
Ms Cashman will discuss the Department’s plans for the review and how HVIA members can best have your views heard.
If you want to have your say on how the RVSA will evolve into the future, register to attend the next round of State Committee Meetings now.
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