Do I need to ensure my business has a documented COR system in place?
Article courtesy of QTA Member
Cooper Grace Ward (CGW)
The Heavy Vehicle National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 has now been introduced in the
The proposed changes will significantly alter the current regime and impose a ‘primary duty’ on all parties in the chain of responsibility to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety of road transport activities.
This will mean that enforcement agencies can bring proceedings against parties in the chain without some harm or incident having to first occur. The proposed changes will also impose significant maximum penalties that give teeth to the primary duty and align with other national safety laws.