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20 February 2017

Trucking operators wanting to have their say on critical issues affecting the industry have until Wednesday to get involved in the 2017 ATA election, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Noelene Watson, said today.

15 February 2017

The NHVR has joined forces with the Australian Trucking Association’s Safety Truck to drive children to become more aware of safety around heavy vehicles.

07 February 2017

The Australian Government should put in place a mandatory code to prohibit extended payment times being forced on small businesses, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Noelene Watson, said today.

02 February 2017

A ‘share the road safely’ communications campaign must be a priority in the Australian Government’s 2017-18 Budget, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Noelene Watson, said today.
Mrs Watson was releasing the ATA’s pre-budget submission for 2017-18.

25 January 2017

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) is urging everyone on the road to be make safety the priority and share the road safely over the Australia Day long weekend.

25 January 2017

Nominations are now open for the owner driver and small fleet operator representative positions on the General Council of the Australian Trucking Association (ATA).

24 January 2017

The Volvo ATA Safety Truck has won the award Best Trade Show at the Koroit Truck Show on 21January 2017.
This award is granted to the trade exhibition present that has the best overall presentation, easiest access to information about their trade and best interaction with the public attending.

19 January 2017

New research into the effects of the truck driver fatigue rules will improve safety, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Noelene Watson, said today.

The research project will monitor a sample of drivers during their real-life work shifts, and then in a laboratory during simulated shifts.

The project is a joint initiative between the Co-operative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity, the National Transport Commission, road agencies, police and industry. The ATA is a member of the project steering committee, which held its first meeting today.

18 January 2017

The trucking industry’s 2017 elections are underway, with voter registrations now open.
In the election, owner drivers with one truck and small fleet operators with 2-5 trucks will elect two representatives to the General Council of the Australian Trucking Association (ATA).

22 December 2016

The Australian Trucking Association is urging all road users to slow down and manage fatigue by taking regular rest breaks when travelling during the festive holidays.

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