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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2016 TRUCK TECHNICAL AWARD

22 July 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Craig Roseneder Award, which recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the trucking industry’s workshops.

Sponsored by Castrol Vecton, the award is open to any individual who works full time as a workshop manager or mechanic in the Australian trucking industry for a trucking company, supplier or commercial workshop. The Craig Roseneder Award is one of the prestigious National Trucking Industry Awards.

Brake incompatibility a key issue at ComVec 2016

20 July 2016

Brake incompatibility and vehicle instability has been identified as a significant factor relating to crashes in heavy vehicles.

Speaking this morning at the ComVec Heavy Vehicle Engineering Conference in Melbourne, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) senior engineering adviser Chris Loose emphasised the importance of having combinations with compatible braking systems with the introduction of the draft Guide to Braking and Stability Performance for Heavy Vehicle Combinations.

Trucking Industry welcomes new Turnbull ministry

19 July 2016

The Australian Trucking Association has welcomed the re-appointment of Darren Chester and Paul Fletcher to the Government’s key infrastructure posts, and the appointment of Michael McCormack as Minister for Small Business.

The Chief Executive Officer of the ATA, Christopher Melham, said that Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester had a strong personal commitment to road safety.

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