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30 June 2021

The ATA’s submission to the Safer Freight Vehicles discussion paper calls for increased truck width rules to allow for the uptake of zero emission trucks.

16 June 2021

Truck driver medical standards should be improved to save lives on Australian roads.

05 May 2021

The NHVR should change its approach to fatigue enforcement as a key part of its next safety strategy, the ATA submission to the NHVR on its draft 2021-2025 heavy vehicle safety strategy says.

20 April 2021

The ATA has called for government to address a severe lack of accountability and the need for clear road safety targets in the proposed new road safety strategy. 

In its submission to the draft 2021-2030 National Road Safety Strategy, the ATA welcomes the proposed targets, but recommends that the strategy, or at least its first action plan, should include five year as well as 10 year targets to focus attention on the need to act now.

09 April 2021

The Australian Government should implement a temporary zero emission truck purchase incentive, to ensure low and zero emission transport technologies are to become a reality.

25 March 2021

The truck dimension rules must be changed to make zero and low emission trucks more available.

19 March 2021

Australia’s governments should only increase truck road user and registration charges by 1.5 per cent in 2021-22, the ATA says.

08 February 2021

The 2021-22 Federal Budget should invest in better roads, rest areas and bridges.

25 January 2021

Significant reform is needed to fix the access problems which exist under the Heavy Vehicle National Law.

20 November 2020

The Heavy Vehicle National Law should be changed to improve the Performance Based Standards scheme; some PBS vehicle designs should be available to all operators, the ATA submission on chapter 10 of the HVNL review RIS says.

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