About THE PROJECT
The TTA, with the support of the Tasmanian Government and the Minister for Infrastructure, is conducting a study to identify what rest areas are currently available and used by Tasmanian heavy vehicle drivers, and what needs to be done for the future to provide expanded or additional rest area facilities. We encourage everyone with an interest in rest area facilities for heavy vehicle drivers to get involved and share your ideas about what is needed for the future in Tasmania.
A study to determine the location of rest stops for truck drivers has received funding from the state government. A $22,000 grant for a heavy vehicle driver rest area strategy was handed to the Tasmanian Transport Association at an awards event on Saturday. TTA chair John de Bruyn said the strategy would aim to ensure drivers Read more about Support from Tasmanian Government for TTA Rest Area Study[…]
Below and attached are the indicative project timelines, stages and activities. TTA Rest Area Strategy – Project Timeframes STAGE TIME PERIOD DESCRIPTION OF WORK WHO IS INVOLVED OUTCOME 0 – Establish Project Website 1 Nov – 10 Nov Develop website to house project information and to support anyone with an interest to provide comment and Read more about Project Timelines and Stages[…]
This project will follow a step by step process to determine the need for and location for heavy vehicle rest areas in Tasmania, and prioritise these to form a recommended Rest Area Strategy. The methodology is set out below and is based on both the National Transport Commission advice in the NTC Rest Area Strategy Plans, Read more about TTA Rest Area Strategy – Project Overview[…]
The current Designated Heavy Vehicle Parking Areas in Tasmania. Note that this map is supplied by the Tasmanian Department of State Growth and is for review as part of the project. To see the map in full, go to: https://www.transport.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/108526/Heavy_Vehicle_Parking_-_Feb_2007.pdf