Road Safety

Fatality Free Friday

On Friday 29 May 2020 take the Pledge! Take the Pledge to Drive Safely Join forces to beat road trauma and take the pledge to Choose Road Safety by promising to: Always be fit to drive Stay focused on...

HAVE A SAFE EASTER – NHVR

NHVR – A lot may have changed recently, but heavy vehicle safety is still paramount, particularly over the Easter long weekend. We’ve relaunched our Daily Checklist, which you can see here...

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ANCAP Dashcam road safety campaign

Vehicle safety awareness campaign calls for public input through submission of dashcam footage Australasia’s independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP SAFETY, is launching into the development of it...

Operators need to remain vigilant

DIESEL MAGAZINE reports today – Staying Safe During the Crisis https://buff.ly/2JSYnSd Trucking operators need to remain vigilant about staying safe during the crisis and are being urged to ensu...

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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...