CoR Compliance Services

CoR Compliance Email Update – 8th May 2015

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

The National Transport Commission Reviews Chain of Responsibility Legislation

The National Transport Commission (NTC) is currently reviewing the duties imposed on parties in the chain of responsibility by the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL).

Industry bid for clarity on defects faces hurdles

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has cast doubt on whether the trucking industry’s request for greater clarity from enforcement officers on heavy vehicle defects can happen.

WA tells industry to get up to speed on COR

Businesses bound by new chain of responsibility law in Western Australia are being told to review their compliance systems to ensure they can meet their obligations.

HVR heads compliance forum

Road transport agencies, police services and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) met in Brisbane to set national priorities with a view to developing a national approach to heavy vehicle compliance.

News updates

Truckie in deadly 2013 Sydney fuel tanker crash will stand trial

Truck driver Shane Day will stand trial over the fuel tanker crash which killed two people in Sydney’s north in 2013.

Sister of woman killed by speeding truck pleads for Canberrans to be responsible behind the wheel

A woman whose sister was killed by a speeding truck driver is pleading with Canberrans to be more considerate and responsible road users.

Road Design for Heavy Vehicles

Austroads has released the results of a four year project designed to update and improve roads for heavy vehicle use.

Strong systems key to managing driver fatigue: livestock transporter

One of Queensland’s leading livestock transporters says the challenge of managing driver fatigue can be overcome if the right systems are in place.

Weekly CoR implementation tip

Does your organisation have a Training and Competency Policy

The purpose of a Training and Competency Policy is to set out a commitment to providing training to all employees and contractors to ensure they have the skills and competencies necessary to perform their work safely.

Use the checklist below as a guide to develop or validate your Training and Competency Policy.

Does your Training and Competency Policy include:

  • a commitment to training across the organisation
  • a summary of the training and competency framework
  • a summary of key roles and responsibilities involved in the training and competency framework

The Training and Competency Policy supports CoR as it ensures that employees with responsibilities under CoR have the skills and competencies necessary to meet their CoR responsibilities.

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We look forward to hearing from you and assisting you with your CoR compliance initiatives.


Kind regards,


Steven Asnicar

CoR Australia