Released by Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communities.
Media Release from NHVR 01.01.2020
The following applies to businesses operating a truck driver lounge, truck driver room or similar facility at a roadside service centre or service stations:
- These facilities will be authorised to continue providing services to heavy vehicle drivers in need of food, showers, restrooms and a place to break from driving to manage their fatigue
- This exemption is subject to the service station, service centre, road house or similar facility implementing additional protocols provide appropriate social distancing and hygiene arrangements for these facilities.
- The facility will remain closed to all other patrons who are not part of the heavy vehicle supply chain.