26 Oct '16, 1am

State Ministers now join us in pushing bus Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) limit laws to be uniform nationwide

State Ministers now join us in pushing bus Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) limit laws to be uniform nationwide

Support for GVM limit increase Date: 25.10.2016 Tweet send to a friend The Bus Industry Confederation (BIC) has welcomed the support of two state ministers in its effort to make bus Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) limit laws uniform nationwide for all bus axle groups. New South Wales (NSW) minister for roads Duncan Gay and Queensland minister for transport Stirling Hinchliffe have appealed to Federal minister for urban development Paul Fletcher to support mass increases for two and three axle buses, including double-decker and articulated buses nationwide. The state ministers have asker Fletcher to write to National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) CEO Sal Petroccitto to support uniform GVM limit laws for all bus axle groups as a matter of urgency. The GVM increased from 16 to 18 tonnes in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria in August this year. The two-axle GVM limit was rais...

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