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Heavy vehicles

Due to COVID-19, temporary changes for heavy vehicles are in place. 

From Monday 25 May, heavy vehicle practical driving tests will resume in several locations across Queensland. More information.

Heavy vehicles carrying any kinds of freight or goods across the border do not need to apply for an entry pass. 

Restrictions do apply if you need to enter a remote community.  

Drivers don’t need to sign pilot/escort movement record books

Variations to QPS escort arrangements are in place for movements not exceeding 5.5m in width and 35m in length.

The Transport and Main Roads Heavy Vehicle Telematics Strategy 2016 demonstrates how we’re using leading technology to meet our customer’s needs now and into the future.

Read about the conditions you need to follow when operating an excess mass and dimension vehicle in Queensland.

Heavy vehicle charges are set nationally and are based on the principle that heavy vehicles pay their fair share of road spending.

General information about the management of the fatigue of heavy vehicle drivers as well as relevant links to the NHVR’s webpage and the current legislation.

The performance based standards scheme provides industry additional opportunities to innovate, resulting in improved productivity for a given freight task, safer performance and the least possible effects on roads and bridges.

From 1 August 2017, truck lane restrictions begin on the Pacific Motorway (M1) between Springwood (Exit 20) and Robina (Exit 82 Southbound and Exit 79 Northbound).