Local road managers face unique challenges when assessing roads for access by High Productivity Freight Vehicles (HPFVs), such as those approved under the Performance Based Standards (PBS) Scheme. Whether perceived or actual, these challenges are impeding Australia’s progression towards safer and more efficient road freight transport.
This webinar will outline the contemporary barriers to local road access for HPFVs, and some of the options available for local road managers when considering HPFV road access.
In this webinar you will:
- see how road network classification and mapping is progressing around the country
- hear about the most common barriers to access as reported by stakeholders
- look at several case studies demonstrating how others have overcome access barriers
- learn about the recommendations in an Austroads report (due to be released in February) to improve local road access nationally.
The findings were based primarily on face-to-face consultation with more than 40 professionals from state road authorities, local government associations, local councils, transport industry associations, transport companies and other government agencies.
Join in a live Q&A with the presenter to ask questions about local road access for HPFVs.
Presented by Rob Di Cristoforo
Rob Di Cristoforo is the Managing Director of Advantia Transport Consulting.
He has 20 years experience performing engineering evaluations of HPFVs and working with the transport industry and road managers to facilitate evidence-based access to the road network. Rob is internationally recognised as an expert in HPFVs as the Secretary of the International Forum for Road Transport Technology and member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committees on Truck Size and Weight (AT055) and Truck and Bus Safety (ANB70).
No charge but registration is essential.
Can’t make the live session? Register and we’ll send you a link to the recording.