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Castrol Vecton CK-4 White Paper

Castrol will be one of the first lubricant companies in Australia to react to PC-11 by launching a backwards compatible CK-4 range this December, with a more complete range to follow in 2017.

TAP - Roller brake testing

The ATA’s Industry Technical Council has agreed to release this TAP as a draft to assist with understanding roller brake testing and NHVIM compliance. With work underway or to be undertaken by both the NHVR and industry, the recommendations in this TAP may vary when this document is finally released, but the information contained provides the best available guidance at present.

Safety Alert - Trailer Safety Chains

Are your trailer safety chains attached and fitted properly? This safety alert provides a checklist for retro fitted safety chains to trailer draw bars.

Safety Alert - Use of sleeved wheel nuts with selected axles and wheels

This safety alert illustrates the difference between the standard ISO wheel nut, and the ISO wheel nut with threaded sleeve.

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Many trucking operators have serious concerns about the legal compliance of trucking industry contracts, as well as payment terms and other provisions that require them to accept risks that should belong to customers.
The ATA has listened to those concerns, and is taking action to provide information to the members of ATA associations.

This second edition of the ATA’s Truck Impact Chart shows that higher productivity trucks can reduce road damage and halve the number of trips required to move goods.

A report published by ATA Foundation Sponsor Volvo earlier this year found that Australia has a professional truck driver shortage, but there is a strong support for industry action to find a solution.

The Victorian Transport Industry Safety Group has released a new set of guidelines to help operators, drivers and technicians make sure a truck breakdown site is safe for their staff and the general public.