The 2012 Australian Trucking Convention will feature a critical session about how to take action on sleep apnoea – a medical condition that could affect up to 40 per cent of truck drivers.
The Northern Territory Government has shown the way forward on truck charges with its decision to reject a national agreement to increase many truck and trailer registration charges from 1 July.
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.
Australia’s governments need to get on with reforms to road transport regulation – but more importantly, they need to get them right, the Chairman of the Australian Trucking Association, David Simon, said today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.