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11 April 2012

The Australian, state and territory governments should replace their current maritime security identification cards (MSICs), aviation security identification cards (ASICs), and unsupervised handling licences with a single transport security card, the Australian Trucking Association recommended today.

04 April 2012

The Australian Trucking Association today re-elected David Simon as its chairman for a second term.

Mr Simon was elected unopposed at the ATA’s annual general meeting in Canberra.

02 April 2012

Don’t be a bunny on the road this Easter – slow down and take regular rest breaks, the Chief Executive of the Australian Trucking Association, Stuart St Clair, said today.

30 March 2012

The new national truck laws will begin on 1 January 2013, but what should you do to get ready?

The 2012 Australian Trucking Convention will feature a unique session where delegates can build their own to-do list of things to check in their business.

The session will include a keynote presentation from the Project Director at the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) Project office, Richard Hancock.

29 March 2012

Nominations for the 2012 Highway Guardian Award are now open. Sponsored by Continental Tyres of Australia, this award honours brave and gallant acts performed by professional truck drivers in the course of their driving.

20 March 2012

Nolan’s Interstate Transport has rejected a widely circulated anonymous email claiming the Government’s carbon tax would cost the company more than $3 million per year.

19 March 2012

Australia’s transport ministers must reject a plan put forward by the National Transport Commission (NTC) to increase the fuel tax on trucks by 10.4 per cent.
The ministers will meet by teleconference on Wednesday 21 March to consider the NTC’s options for increasing truck charges from 1 July 2012.

16 March 2012

Earlybird registration for the Australian Trucking Convention closes in one week, on 23 March 2012. This peak national forum on road transport issues is the place to get the best ideas, information and contacts in the industry for your business in 2012.

14 March 2012

The Australian Trucking Association has welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to ground trucks caught travelling at more than 115 km/h.

01 March 2012

Nominations for the 2012 Australian National Trucking Industry Awards are now open. These prestigious awards acknowledge and promote the commitment and achievements of individuals and organisations in all fields of endeavour throughout the road freight transport industry.

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