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07 February 2014

Trucking business directors and executives should be held to account for maintenance by extending the special laws that apply to truck driver fatigue and speeding, ATA Chairman David Simon said this week. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

31 January 2014

The Australian Government should increase the trucking industry’s fuel tax credits by 1.04 cents per litre in the Budget, ATA Chief Executive Stuart St Clair said today. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

24 January 2014

Driving between midnight and 6:00am, transporting unladen trailers and driving without anti-lock braking systems are all greater crash risks than Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, according to a new Australian study. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

17 January 2014

New heavy vehicle trailers will need to be fitted with anti-lock or load proportioning brakes, following a campaign by the ATA. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

20 December 2013

The ATA has announced the winner of its perfect Christmas present competition. To find out who won, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

13 December 2013

Following the complete refurbishment of the Safety Truck, the ATA is looking for trucking industry leaders to be part of the Safety Truck operational committee. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

06 December 2013

The ATA has released a sample truck breakdown call out sheet to help operators ask the right questions when a driver calls the depot to report a breakdown. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

29 November 2013

The NTC has released its draft regulatory impact statement for the 2014 heavy vehicle charges determination. This statement sets out options for improving the current charging system. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

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