Australia’s governments have failed their COVID-19 test after days of confusion about how to screen interstate truck drivers, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.
A transport driver who saved the life of a fellow truckie has been honoured as a Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian, after being tracked down on Facebook.
A project aimed at enhancing drawbar trailer safety is now underway, led by the Australian Trucking Association’s (ATA) Industry Technical Council (ITC).
The NHVR, ATA and its member associations have called on truck drivers to take a proactive approach to protecting themselves and the community to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
The Australian Government’s extended Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme will support small and medium sized trucking businesses to keep operating through the COVID-19 crisis and invest in the future, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Chair David Smith said today.
The Australian Government’s JobTrainer package will upskill jobseekers and school leavers, and encourage more skilled workers to join the trucking industry, ATA CEO Ben Maguire said today.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and wider industry are today mourning the death of Ray Scott.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to create a new permit that will allow essential freight workers to travel across the New South Wales-Victoria border without self-isolating.
New South Wales Health Minister Brad Hazzard must immediately review the state’s border controls, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.
The Government should ban payment times longer than 30 days, the ATA says.