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Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Published Date 10 Nov 2014

 

HEAVY VEHICLE NATIONAL LAW

VICTORIA CLASS 3 HEAVY VEHICLE LOG CARRYING TRUCK AND DOG TRAILER DIMENSION EXEMPTION (NOTICE) 2014 (No. 1)

 

Purpose

 

1.                   The purpose of this notice is to exempt a stated category of class 3 heavy vehicle used to carry logs in Victoria from the length limit stated in section 3(1)(a) of Schedule 6 to the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation (the National Regulation).

 

 

Authorising Provision

2.                   This notice is made under section 117 of the Heavy Vehicle National Law as in force in each participating jurisdiction (the HVNL).

 

Title

 

3.                   This notice may be cited as the Victoria Class 3 Heavy Vehicle Log Carrying Truck and Dog Trailer Dimension Exemption (Notice) 2014 (No.1).

 

Commencement

 

4.                   This notice commences on 10 November 2014.

 

Expiry

 

5.                   This notice expires on 9 November 2015.

 

Definitions

 

6.                   Unless otherwise stated, words or expressions used in this notice have the same meaning as in the HVNL or regulations made under the HVNL.

 

7.                   In this notice—

(a)          “Log carrier” is a heavy combination consisting of a three-axle rigid truck connected to a four-axle dog trailer, used for the purpose of carrying logs.

 

Application

 

8.                   This notice applies to log carriers as defined in Clause 7.

 

9.                   This notice applies in Victoria.

 

Exemption from prescribed dimension requirements

 

10.               This notice exempts a log carrier from the length limit specified in section 3(1)(a) of Schedule 6 to the National Regulation.

 

Stated areas or routes

 

11.               A log carrier may use all roads in Victoria.

 

Conditions

 

12.               The log carrier must not exceed 22m in length.

 

 

13.               The log carrier must comply with the mass limits set out in the National Class 3 Heavy Vehicle 19m Truck and Dog Trailer Combination Mass Exemption (Notice) 2014.

 

Declaration

 

I, Sal Petroccitto, delegate of the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, exempt a log carrier from the length limit specified in section 3(1)(a) of Schedule 6 of the National Regulation, subject to compliance with the conditions in this notice.

 

Dated 6 November 2014,

         

Sal Petroccitto

Chief Executive Officer

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator