HEAVY VEHICLE REST AREA INFORMATION 

Terms and conditions

In order to obtain heavy vehicle rest area Traveller Information Exchange (TIX) content or access the live web API, you will need to enter your name, organisation and a valid email address and accept the following terms and conditions for use of the TIX content. 

Background

TIX provides an exchange for information sourced from various information providers, which can deliver public benefits and deliver value to consumers. 


User acknowledgements 

Please note that TCA does not carry out any quality-assurance review or “certification” of the information that is available through TIX.  TIX serves as a “conduit” through which information from various sources, some “open-source”, can be accessed by users.  TCA is not a producer of information contained in TIX.  TCA accepts no liability for the accuracy, completeness, availability or timeliness of information accessed through TIX.  Use of all information accessed through TIX is strictly at the risk of the user - see below.

Where TIX users publish or make TIX content available to other parties through any means, the TIX user shall accept responsibility for informing downstream data users of the general nature of the TIX content, and that use of this content is at their own risk.

Attribution

TIX users agree to provide reasonable attribution to TCA for the administration of TIX in guidance material, advertising and related materials. Where appropriate, reasonable attribution will also be provided to the original content providers.

Creative Commons Content

Some Content made available through TIX is subject to the Creative Commons Licence Attribution 4.0 International Public. To the extent that that is the case, this will be shown within the relevant Content. The user of TIX agrees to receive such Content, and to make TIX content available to other parties, only pursuant to the provisions of the Creative Commons Licence Attribution 4.0 International Public. The full terms of that Licence can be viewed here.

Heavy vehicle rest area data

Note that the heavy vehicle rest area (HVRA) data set contains both formal and informal rest areas.  Formal rest areas includes only locations identified, maintained and managed by the relevant state road agency.

HVRA Data Set is for Guidance Only

As user, you acknowledge that the HVRA data set is provided by TCA to you in good faith but to be used a general guide only, without liability on the part of TCA for its accuracy, completeness or overall integrity.  You acknowledge and accept that actual traffic and road conditions may change unexpectedly and may differ materially from those provided/ described in the HVRA data set as a result of circumstances including but not limited to changes in traffic density, weather conditions, traffic incidents or closure of sites for maintenance or other reasons.  You further acknowledge that the HVRA data set is not collected on a regular or set basis, being collected from time to time.

Use of HVRA Data Set is At Your Own Risk

As user, you acknowledge that your use, reliance or publication of the HVRA data set is entirely at your own risk.

No Representation or Warranty

As user, you acknowledge and agree that TCA does not represent or warrant the accuracy, completeness, merchantability, fitness for purpose or usefulness of the HVRA data set for use or consideration by you, or by any other person or entity receiving the HVRA data set through you (“third party”). In addition, TCA does not accept any liability arising out of reliance by you (or by any third party) on the HVRA data set, for any errors or omissions in it.  In particular, TCA does not represent or warrant to you that the HVRA data set will meet your requirements, be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, or be accurate or reliable.

No Liability

As user, you acknowledge that in no event will TCA or its officers and agents be liable to you (or to any third party) for any damage, loss, cost, expense, injury or other liability that arises out of or in connection with the use of the HVRA data set, including without limitation any indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential loss, liability or damage of any kind.

Indemnity

As user, you covenant and agree with TCA that you assume sole and entire responsibility for, and indemnify TCA and its officers and agents from, any and all claims, liabilities, losses, expenses, responsibility and damages by reason of any claim, proceedings, action, liability or injury arising out use of the HVRA data set by you (or by any third party).  

Release

As user, you agree that TCA will not, under any circumstances whatsoever, be liable to you (or to any third party) for any claim for special, incidental, exemplary or consequential loss or damage or for any loss of profit or loss of use caused by or arising from any act or omission of TCA in connection with the use by you (or any third party) of the HVRA data set, whether such claim is based in contract, warranty, tort, strict liability, indemnity or otherwise.

  I accept the terms and conditions above for use of the TIX content.

 

 

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