It is part of Transport's role to support the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) to process notices and permits for heavy vehicles in NSW and national road freight.
Find out about heavy vehicles with unrestricted access to the road system, except where a road or bridge is sign posted otherwise.
If a motor vehicle exceeds the access dimensions in the Heavy Vehicle National Regulation, it is considered a Restricted Access Vehicle.
Performance Based Standards (PBS) is a national heavy vehicle scheme designed to help the industry become safer and more productive.
Road managers can use On Board Mass (OBM) systems to grant specific access to transport operators on managed road networks in NSW.
Information on access in NSW for mobile cranes that are outside the statutory dimension and mass limits.
Find out about access arrangements and permit requirements for agricultural vehicles.
Tow trucks that exceed the mass and/or dimension limits of the Heavy Vehicle National Law require an access permit.
The Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) requires the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) to issue all heavy vehicle access permits.
General Mass Limits (GML) state the maximum mass limits at which a heavy vehicle may operate at under the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
The Newell Highway is now open to all Performance Based Standards Level 2B vehicles.
During natural disasters key freight routes along state roads can be closed for extended durations.