This safety alert illustrates the difference between the standard ISO wheel nut, and the ISO wheel nut with threaded sleeve.
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.
Brake chambers of the right standard are a critical part of an effective brake system. This updated technical advisory procedure developed by the ATA Industry Technical Council provides information on acceptable air brake chamber build standards, a brake chamber compliance table, and warnings against seeking to disassemble a spring brake chamber.
An integrated seatbelt with the driver’s suspension seat would comfortably secure the driver and in an event of a crash, reduce the consequences. By providing details on what is currently available to industry, the ATA’s safety alert is intended to increase seat belt use and save lives.
This technical advisory procedure provides best practice guidance for trucking operators, maintainers and suppliers about key technical issues on effective brake adjustment setup and maintenance.
This technical advisory procedure is published to assist the road transport industry, authorities and the general public to accurately identify truck configurations and to achieve a better understanding of the terminology.
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.
This second edition of the ATA’s Technical Advisory Procedure on heavy vehicle visibility includes extensive technical advice on the placement of contour marking tape, key material and dimensional requirements, and applicability to vehicle types.
This technical advisory procedure has been developed to provide operators with best-practice advice and extensive technical information on Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Roll Stability Control (RSC) technologies, and has been updated as at May 2016.
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.