Transport for NSW aims to improve road safety for the heavy vehicle industry and the wider community through effective regulatory programs, and high quality compliance, enforcement and adjudication programs and systems.
Transport for NSW enforces heavy vehicle compliance with road transport laws by checking heavy vehicles for mechanical roadworthiness, mass limits, dimension limits, load restraint, driver licensing and vehicle registration, and driver work/rest hours. We also conduct investigations into potential breaches of road laws related to Chain of Responsibility.
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All parties in the road transport supply chain have specific obligations under the law to prevent a breach.
Safe loading of vehicles and restraint of loads are important in preventing injury to people and damage to property.
Transport for NSW performs random and targeted, intercepts and inspections of heavy vehicles.
Transport for NSW regularly conducts investigations into aspects of the road freight industry.