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09 February 2018

The Australian Government should save 148 lives in the coming years by mandating stability control for new trucks and trailers, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

Mr Crouch was releasing the ATA’s response to the Government regulatory impact statement on mandating stability control for heavy vehicles

The RIS proposes that stability control should be required for new prime movers weighing more than 12 tonnes and new trailers weighing more than 10 tonnes. The technology would not need to be fitted to new rigid trucks.

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