The NHVR, dangerous goods regulators and driver licensing authorities should extend all full-term truck driver medical certificates by six months, Australian Trucking Association Chair Geoff Crouch said today.
The ATA has thanked the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator for its response to industry feedback, in today announcing changes to the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme medical and face-to-face audit requirements.
Trucking must be considered an essential industry in any plans for further business shutdowns.
The Government’s second coronavirus economic package will support trucking operators and deliver business confidence, Australian Trucking Association Chair Geoff Crouch said today.
The Australian Government’s economic response to the coronavirus epidemic must include help for truck owner-drivers.
The ATA has welcomed the banking industry’s small business relief package.
The ATA has congratulated the NSW and Victorian governments on removing local government supermarket curfews, which will help the trucking industry and supermarkets restock.
The NHVR and the trucking industry have praised the South Australian government’s decision to amend their planning legislation to allow 24-hour delivery of essential goods to supermarkets and retailers.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has congratulated the Queensland Government on its supermarket curfew reforms and has called on the other states to roll out similar laws.
The Australian Trucking Association has cancelled its Trucking Australia 2020 conference, which was to be held in Cairns from 1-3 April.