MACHINERY

Changes to heavy vehicle regulations for chain of responsibility imminent

SOON to be introduced changes to Chain of Responsibility (CoR) regulations for heavy vehicles are no reason to panic for primary producers.

Staff writer
 New chain of responsibility regulations for heavy vehicles come into force on 1 October. Picture Mark Saunders

New chain of responsibility regulations for heavy vehicles come into force on 1 October. Picture Mark Saunders

That's the view of Greg Hough, a transport management consultant who was a guest speaker at a recent CoR travelling roadshow across Victoria, hosted by the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF). The new...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

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