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Better truck roller brake testing to increase safety outcomes

18 August 2017

Trials of roller brake testing methods were conducted this week at Marulan Heavy Vehicle Testing Station ahead of next month’s end of transition arrangements in NSW.
The initiative was coordinated by the ATA, and involved Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA), New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).

Better truck roller brake testing to increase safety outcomes

15 August 2017

Trials of roller brake testing methods were conducted today at Marulan Heavy Vehicle Testing Station ahead of next month’s end of transition arrangements in NSW. Coordinated by the Australian Trucking Association (ATA), the joint initiative involves Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA), New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR). The testing will allow further comparison of different roller brake testing methods and will inform the development of national requirements to align with the increased brake performance standard set in the National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual (NHVIM).

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