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22 August 2012

A delegation of trucking industry leaders are meeting Australia’s political leaders today and tomorrow as part of TruckWeek 2012.

TruckWeek is an event held every two years by the ATA, where trucking businesses and organisations come together to raise the profile of the industry by holding events in their local area.

21 August 2012

Events continue around Queensland in celebration of national TruckWeek, which runs until this Saturday.

Safety is a high priority for the trucking industry and its professional drivers, who share their workplace with thousands of motorists every day. The fatal crash rate for articulated trucks has decreased by more than 60 per cent since 1982, but the range of safety-focussed TruckWeek events across the country shows the industry is determined to keep improving.

20 August 2012

Businesses around the country have started their festivities for TruckWeek 2012, a week-long celebration of the trucking industry that runs until Saturday.

Trucks carry more than 70 per cent of Australia’s domestic freight, including every item on the shelves of your supermarket. TruckWeek brings all sectors of the industry together to highlight its achievements and showcase what a safe, professional trucking industry can do.

13 August 2012

The Business Tax Working Group’s proposal to remove the statutory effective life caps on trucks and trailers would mean that trucking businesses would keep older trucks on the road for longer, the chief executive of the Australian Trucking Association, Stuart St Clair, said today.

10 August 2012

The draft national truck laws should be amended to impose stronger safety duties on businesses and make them fairer at the same time, the Chief Executive of the ATA, Stuart St Clair, said today.

31 July 2012

The Australian Trucking Association today published a new technical advisory procedure on the benefits and requirements of Electronic Braking Systems (EBS) and their use with heavy vehicles.

27 July 2012

TMC 2012 will present a compelling mix of technical forums and hands-on product training workshops, the Chief Executive of the Australian Trucking Association, Stuart St Clair, said today.

20 July 2012

Nominations for the 2012 Craig Roseneder Award are now open. The award recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the workshop by an individual, and celebrates the professionalism of the men and women who work behind the scenes in the trucking industry’s workshops.

20 July 2012

The trucking industry across Australia is revving up for the TruckWeek celebrations, with new events listed this week for Loxton, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo and online.

12 July 2012

The Alice Springs Road Transport Historical Society will join the celebrations for TruckWeek 2012 with their annual Truckie’s ReUnion, held at the National Road Transport Hall of Fame from 23-26 August.


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