Source: Department of Transport and Main Road
Complying with Chain of Responsibility laws and legislative requirements impacts across all businesses and everyone in the supply chain, not just the driver or operator, shares the responsibility for ensuring breaches of road laws do not occur.
In addition, corporate entities, directors, partners and managers are accountable for the actions of people under their control. This is the ’chain of responsibility’.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) was established to administer the HVNL and is now the first point of contact for the majority of heavy vehicle businesses.