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11 August 2020

The Australian Trucking Association is proud to connect the industry in an exciting, free online event, accessible by anyone around Australia or the world.

07 August 2020

The ATA has welcomed the new code for screening interstate freight workers for COVID-19.

07 August 2020

ATA CEO Ben Maguire will leave the organisation in late September 2020 to take up a commission as an officer in the Royal Australian Navy.

06 August 2020

Trucking industry customers must not make demands that would affect safety if there are delays due to Victoria’s COVID restrictions, NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto and ATA CEO Ben Maguire said today.

03 August 2020

The trucking industry will continue its essential role of transporting Australia’s freight through the Victorian lockdown, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.

31 July 2020

The NHVR has welcomed widespread industry support for a blueprint to support manufacturers and operators to incorporate the latest safety technology into new and existing heavy vehicles.

31 July 2020

Governments and the trucking industry are making progress on resolving the issues around testing interstate truck drivers for COVID-19 but more action is needed, Australian Trucking Association Chair David Smith said today.

30 July 2020

The ATA board was in crisis talks with the Deputy Prime Minister this morning following the collapse of an interstate agreement aimed at speeding the flow of freight.

29 July 2020

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.

28 July 2020

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.

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