Welcome to your weekly CoR Compliance Email Update! This update will help you to keep up to date with the Chain of Responsibility laws that govern the transport and logistics industry.
Industry and legislation updates
Labor senator says he does not want the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator extending its reach to Western Australia.
VicRoads says it officers will inspect trucks and heavy vehicles throughout Melbourne’s northern and western suburbs during Operation Trishula.
Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA) Alice Springs branch chair Chris Knott, from Alcoota station, said the newer trucks were going overweight and he wanted to rectify the issue.
Tasmanian haulers say their oversize and over mass permits are still taking up to a month to be approved.
Five people were killed in truck crashes around the country in recent days, including three elderly road users and two truck drivers.
A TRUCK driver has been fined $350 after he tested positive to having methamphetamine in his system.
Weekly CoR implementation tip
Does your organisation have a Speed Management Procedure?
The Speed Management Procedure sets out the processes and requirements of the Speed Risk Management Framework, key responsibilities, and supporting records, policies and procedures.
The Speed Risk Management Framework will contain the same set of stages as the Risk management Procedure and Fatigue Management Procedure.
Use the checklist below as a guide to develop or validate your Speed Management Procedure.
Does your Speed Management Procedure include the following stages:
- the purpose and scope of the procedure;
- the stages of the Speed Risk Management Framework;
- a detailed explanation of the processes and requirements of each stage of the Speed Risk Management Framework;
- key roles and detailed responsibilities involved in the Speed Risk Management Framework ;
- key records and reporting outputs of the Speed Risk Management Framework; and
- Requirements for regular monitoring, review and audit of the Speed Risk Management Framework.
The purpose of speed management is to identify and assess potential speed-related risks before they occur so that risk treatment measures can be implemented which either eliminate the risk entirely (where practicable), or reduce the likelihood that the risk will occur or reduce the potential adverse consequences of the risk.
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