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Funding Approved! CPAA Project Gets Green Light

13-09-2021

Improving Safety Performance for Concrete Pump Trucks

The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia’s Improving Safety Performance for Concrete Pump Trucks project has been awarded key funding through the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative, supported by the Federal Government.

Improving Safety Performance for Concrete Pump Trucks will be project jointly undertaken with Tiger Spider a transport engineering consultancy with expert skills in data analysis and research to evaluate and understand crash risk and using that information to develop standards for safe vehicle roads and equipment, provide education and information and seek innovation.This project is one of 28 successful heavy vehicle safety initiatives to receive funding from $5.2 million in Round 6 of the HVSI.

CPAA CEO, Mr. Craig Heidrich, said “the HVSI funding would enable the CPAA to deliver on the project and improve heavy vehicle safety for concrete pump drivers and operators”. “Partnering with transport engineering consultancy experts Tiger Spider and our members further enhances the professionalism, safety, standards and performance of the industry”.

NHVR CEO, Mr. Sal Petroccitto, said “the HVSI program supported key initiatives that deliver tangible safety improvements for the heavy vehicle industry and all road users”.

“The grants enable the NHVR, local governments, industry and other stakeholders to develop innovative solutions to achieve a shared goal of safer drivers, safer vehicles and safer road use for all Australians.

“I look forward to working with Concrete Pumping Association of Australia to deliver on Improving Safety Performance for Concrete Pump Trucks and improve road safety for everyone.”

For more information visit www.nhvr.gov.au/hvsi

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