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NHVR’s operation reveals fatigue breaches

Jan 19th 2024

NHVR’s operation reveals fatigue breaches

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has recently conducted a month-long campaign to tackle heavy vehicle driver fatigue during the festive season.

The initiative dubbed Operation Forager aimed to raise awareness about heavy vehicle driver fatigue. It was conducted by the NHVR in partnership with the police.

NHVR Chief Operations Officer Paul Salvati said over 5,350 heavy vehicle intercepts were conducted by his officers during the national operation.

“Work diary and fatigue-related education was provided in 623 of these intercepts, accounting for approximately 156 hours of roadside education with drivers, highlighting the NHVR’s commitment to safety within the heavy vehicle industry,”Mr Salvati said.

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