Bob Waldron, the Executive Director of the Transport Industries Skills Centre in the ACT, has been appointed to the TruckSafe Board.
ATA’s TruckSafe Manager, Justin Fleming, has been has been invited to represent the trucking industry on a new road safety body to help fight the road death epidemic.
ATA Chairman, David Simon, has been appointed to the Australian Government’s Tax Forum being held in Canberra on 4 - 5 October 2011.
The ATA calls for the Government to permanently exempt the trucking industry from the carbon tax in their submission for the draft carbon tax bills.
The ATA calls on the Prime Minister, premiers and chief ministers to sign the agreement for the national truck laws, but insist on changes to the way they are being drafted.
The ATA’s travelling safety and careers exhibition, the Road Ahead, will feature at the 2011 Green Light Transport and Logistics Day in Sydney next month.
The fatal crash rate for articulated trucks like semitrailers has improved more than 60 per cent since 1982.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has welcomed the Government’s decision to exempt the trucking industry from carbon tax until 1 July 2014.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has dismissed the results of a poll showing that 50 per cent of Australians want large trucks banned from cities.
The Australian Government should exempt trucks from the carbon tax as well as cars.