Road safety information specifically for heavy vehicle operators.
Buying a safer truck
Companies that provide safer trucks are investing in the long term safety of their drivers and other road users.
Chain of responsibility
If you consign, pack, load or receive goods as part of your business, you could be held legally liable for breaches of road transport laws
Heavy vehicle road safety
VicRoads investigates, develops and monitors road transport policies for heavy vehicles to facilitate their safe and efficient operation, while minimising their impact on the environment.
Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) Regulations
There are four regulations made under the HVNL:
general, mass dimension
loading standards and
Heavy vehicle rollover prevention program
The Heavy Vehicle Rollover Prevention Program provides organisations with information to run their own training and awareness presentations for staff.
Seatbelts in trucks
Seat belts are important in preventing deaths and serious injuries in a crash and should be worn by all people travelling in vehicles including trucks.
Truck restrictions trial in Geelong
Information on truck restrictions in Geelong.
Truck stops and rest areas
Find truck stops or rest areas throughout Victoria, so you can fight driver fatigue by taking regular rest breaks.