Refined PBS assessment of hay and straw transport for national consideratio

Summary

To review and build on technical work completed during 2003 and 2004 to aid State road transport jurisdictions in developing consistent hay and straw bale loading rules.

Program

Export Fodder

Research Organisation

ARRB Group Limited

Objective Summary

The study aims to build on technical work completed during 2003 and 2004 to aid State road transport jurisdictions in developing consistent hay and straw bale loading rules. The purpose of this review is to confirm that present loading patterns meet theregulatory Performance Based Standards (PBS) as well as achieving industry best practice for road transport efficiency. This study will address the effects of load dimensions and mass on both vehicle stability and road width requirements.

Project Code

PRJ-000722

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Project Completion Date

Monday, June 4, 2007

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

FCR-Chemical Usage Integrity

Contact

Related publications

29.01.08

Assessment of Vehicles for the transport of Hay and Straw