The ACCC should not approve the sale of WestConnex to Sydney Transport Partners (STP), because in the long run it would push up truck tolls even further, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Geoff Crouch said today.
New truck safety laws are a step closer, with the Queensland Parliament yesterday passing the first of two amendment bills needed to make the laws work.
The Australian Trucking Association has today congratulated Past Chair Trevor Martyn, who was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List yesterday.
The Australian Government’s decision to mandate stability control technology for a range of new trucks and trailers will save 126 lives and prevent 1,101 serious injuries in the coming years, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Geoff Crouch, said today.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has called for major changes to the guidelines for building truck rest areas as access to toilets, lighting and water have been classified as ‘desirable’, not a requirement.
The truck driver licensing system is an insult to Australia’s expert, hard working truck drivers and must be fixed, the CEO of the Australian Trucking Association, Ben Maguire, said today.
An independent, agile and wide-ranging review of Australia’s Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) is needed urgently and must gain the support of transport ministers, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.
The Australian Government should prioritise safety and road access as it rolls out the $24.5 billion in new infrastructure spending announced in the budget, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Geoff Crouch, said this evening.
The Australian Government only expects to spend $46.4 million of its $60 million budget for truck rest areas and other productivity projects in 2017-18, the Australian Trucking Association can reveal tonight.
The Australian Trucking Association ATA is not opposed to the introduction of voluntary electronic work diaries EWDs, once they meet appropriate conditions.