NHVR ‘Operation Kingsize’ inspects more than 3500 heavy vehicles

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In September, the third Operation Kingsize was completed with a nine day national inspection operation involving 10 agencies in 142 locations across Australia.

It found 93% of heavy vehicles were compliant with their permit conditions.

Pleasingly, Chief Operations Officer Paul Salvati said that the design of the operation was designed to better educate drivers and 25.9% of intercepts resulted in a warning and information for operators.

The average intercept duration for compliant vehicles was 14.1 minutes, compared to the average intercept duration of 30.7 minutes for non-compliant vehicles.

You can read the NHVR’s media release on this operation by clicking here.