The Committee will inquire into heavy vehicle safety and use of technology to improve road safety.
The Terms of Reference are outlined below.
The Committee will inquire into and report on heavy vehicle safety and the potential for technology to improve road safety with specific reference to:
a) The management of heavy vehicle driver fatigue and other safety risks through in-vehicle technologies, including benefits, costs, availability and adoption by industry
b) The development of connected and automated vehicle technologies specific for the heavy vehicle industry and opportunities for further development in this space
c) The role of compliance and enforcement in maintaining the safety of heavy vehicles on our roads
d) Heavy vehicle safety strategies implemented in other jurisdictions, both domestically and internationally
e) The road toll during the period commencing 1 December 2017 through to 31 January 2018.
Heavy Vehicle Safety Inquiry