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Truck drivers

There are many offences concerning the driving of heavy vehicles due to increasing regulation to improve safety standards.

The relevant legislation for South Australia is the Heavy Vehicle National Law (South Australia) 2013 and the Heavy Vehicle National Law regulations:

A useful website containing information for truck drivers about the law governing them and their work is the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator at

The website contains relevant forms, information on access permits, and industry updates as well as up-to-date details on penalties and infringements including an indication, where relevant, of the range of penalties imposed by the courts.

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