Road Safety

Drive safe this October long weekend

The long weekend is almost here, and the usual fun begins for everyone. Some will be heading off on a pilgrimage to all places exciting. Many of us will still be working to ensure you have everything ...

NHVR & Garth Tander team up for the latest road safety campaign

Australian Supercars star and current commentator Garth Tander will head a new heavy vehicle safety campaign which encourages all road users to give trucks space. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the We ...

Be safe in the wet, be seen police warn

Staying safe while driving, riding or walking in the unpredictable weather forecast for NSW in the coming days, can be as simple as making good choices such as being able to be seen by other road user...

Canberrans urged to make safer vehicle choices

Two crashed vehicles – which starkly convey the difference between life and death – were on display outside Bunnings Tuggeranong as part of a coordinated series of community awareness even...

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DO NOT OVERTAKE TURNING VEHICLE (ROUNDABOUTS)

Based on some of the comments from the surveys it would appear there are two problems. The first is the perception of some including many young drivers that the truck races them to the roundabout. Wha...

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OVERTAKING TRUCKS

Too many drivers take significant risks to save a few minutes on a long trip. People become frustrated at slow trucks on hills and often the speed limit gap between the standard speed limit of 110 and...

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CARAVANS & MOTORHOMES

One of the most challenging situations on the roads is with a truck catching up behind a van and the van driver. The van driver believes they are doing the right thing, unnecessarily slows down and mo...

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Driving at night

High beam glare contributes to fatigue during night driving. When you see the lights of an oncoming vehicle dip or you are flashed before reaching a crest or curve, dip your lights. By waiting until y...

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Road Positioning

A truck uses all of its lane space, do not travel right on the centre line, use the road width available, to give you space between opposing traffic. If stopped or broken down, where possible park wel...

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