Truck driving in remote areas is a difficult job. This is a fantastic initiative. 

A significant examination will be undertaken into the impacts on the wellbeing of heavy vehicle drivers in remote areas who often unwittingly become first responders to road accidents.

The NT Road Transport Associaton (NTRTA) and Western Roads Federation (WRF) will be consulting with drivers and member companies to better understand the extent of the problem, after receiving funding as part of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) 2019 Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI), supported by the Federal Government.

NTRTA and WRF are encouraging drivers to contact them to share their experiences.

Read the full article here.

Courtesy of Fully Loaded.