Rest area information
Helping drivers and operators plan smarter and safer journeys
Heavy vehicle rest area information provides digitised and standardised information on rest area locations and facilities.
Using rest area information
For telematics providers
A live stream of information is available for technology providers and transport operators through the TIX web API.
The heavy vehicle rest area data set is also available as a downloadable human-readable data file.
The API access information and downloadable data file can be accessed by clicking the link below.
For transport operators managing telematics systems
Ask your technology administrator to use the national heavy vehicle rest area information. The heavy vehicle rest area data set is available as a downloadable human-readable data file and through a web API.
For telematics users
Ask your technology administrator or telematics provider to use the national heavy vehicle rest area information.
Rest area information currently available:
- Heavy vehicle rest areas on the Queensland state-controlled road network
- Heavy vehicle rest areas on the South Australian state-controlled road network
- Informal heavy vehicle rest areas on the Queensland and New South Wales state-controlled road networks
We welcome your feedback about your experiences. If rest area data from the TIX is not accurate (for example, if a rest area has been closed, or if facilities are broken or not open) let us know using our Contact form.
Last updated on 5 May 2021