Implementation of National Chain of Responsibility (CoR) Legislation Pascal Felix Director – Main Roads WA, Heavy Vehicle Operations Chain of Responsibility – Objectives / Strategy • Encouraging industry and community to voluntarily comply • Educate rather than prosecute • Focus on key safety and infrastructure protection messages • Intelligence-driven targeted enforcement Chain of Responsibility – Compliance approach Communications Inform WAHV Accreditation Educate Legal Support Intelligence Monitor Road Transport Compliance Investigation Enforce Chain of Responsibility – Implementation • Legislation was passed by WA State Parliament in May 2012, currently awaiting proclamation. • Regulatory amendments and finalisation expected by December 2013. Chain of Responsibility – Implementation • Steering Committee established to oversee the implementation of CoR; – – – – – – – – – Pascal Felix – Main Roads (Chair) Leigh Farrow – Main Roads (Executive Officer) Kevin Loftus – Main Roads Richard Whitehead – Main Roads Paul Bond - Main Roads Dean Roberts – Main Roads Diane Aho – WA Police Vince Tamigi – DoT Emma Cooper - DoT Chain of Responsibility – Communication • Main Roads, Heavy Vehicle Operations has responsibility for the education and industry communications . • Initial discussions have already taken place with industry associations. • External consultants to assist in key communication activities. • Training of Transport Inspectors & other enforcement officers will be completed prior to implementation. Chain of Responsibility – Communication • Activities will include: – Industry road shows and information sessions * Perth x 2 * Kalgoorlie * Fremantle * Bunbury * Port Hedland * Albany * Geraldton * Derby * Narrogin Chain of Responsibility – Communication – Website Information * Project Overview/Updates * Fact Sheets * FAQs * Dispelling ‘myths’ about CoR * Key implementation dates and industry engagement sessions * Links to CoR Legislation and Regulations * Contact details for further information Chain of Responsibility – Communication – Direct mail out & publications * CoR Overview – what’s changed & where to go for further information * Release of new & revised publications Chain of Responsibility – Key dates • 26-28 Jul 2013 - Truck & Trailer Show • Aug 2013 – launch of educational and media campaigns • Diggers & Dealers Forum – 5-7 August 2013 • Dowerin Field Day – 28 & 29 August 2013 • Sep-Nov 2013 – Road shows & information sessions • Mar 2014 – lead-in and CoR proclamation (‘Go Live’) • Ongoing evaluation and update Chain of Responsibility – Need more information • Main Roads website www.mainroads.wa.gov.au • Dedicated phone support via our HVO Help Desk 138 HVO (486) Questions?