Ethical behaviour is doing the right thing when no one else is watching – even when doing the wrong thing is legal” – Aldo Leopold

    The aim of chain of responsibility (COR) is to make sure everyone in the supply chain shares equal responsibility for ensuring breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) do not occur. Under COR laws if you exercise (or have the capability of exercising) control or influence over any transport task, you are part of the supply chain and therefore have a responsibility to ensure the HVNL is complied with.

    The law recognises that multiple parties may be responsible for offences committed by the drivers and operators of heavy vehicles. A person may be a party in the supply chain in more than one way. For example they may have duties as the employer, the operator and the consigner of goods.

    Legal liability applies to all parties for their actions or inactions.

    National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

    Chain of Responsibility 

    Heavy Vehicle Driver Fatigue Reform


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