The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) recently sent out a memo to the trucking industry detailing the correct counting procedures and additions that drivers need to maintain in their work diaries.
The NHVR said that they were prompted to do so after they recently received a wave of calls from concerned truck drivers about how to count work time correctly. Under law, truck drivers on standard hours can work 12 hours in a 24 hour block and those accredited with a Basic Fatigue Management may work for 14 hours.
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The livestock transport industry is looking towards the use of stainless steel to build cattle and sheep trailers to extend the life of these transporters.
These animal transporters travel some of Australia’s roughest terrain and clock up millions of kilometres often spending hours on dirt tracks. Along with this the trailers face wear and tear from the actual animals, their waste and constant hosing down.
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