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Department of Transport and Main Roads

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is Australia’s independent regulator for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes mass.

The NHVR is a statutory authority responsible for administering the objects of the Heavy Vehicle National Law, including:

The department will continue to be responsible for:

  • accreditation of vehicle inspection stations and approval of vehicle examiners
  • heavy vehicle registration
  • driver licensing
  • booking heavy vehicle inspections
  • dangerous goods regulation
  • road rules
  • drink and drug driving
  • enrolling in the Intelligent Access Program

For more information visit the >National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) website.

Last updated 05 September 2023