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08 February 2013

The Queensland Parliament should pass the planned amendments to the national truck laws, its Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee recommended this week. For further details, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

01 February 2013

Over the past five years, the number of fatal truck crashes has decreased by 13 per cent, the Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Transport, Catherine King, announced today.

25 January 2013

The first winner of the Cummins hosted delegate competition for Trucking Australia 2013 is Ferdie Kroon, the Risk and Compliance Manager at DeBruyn’s Transport in Tasmania. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

18 January 2013

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) will open for business on Monday 21 January. For further details, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

14 December 2012

The ATA has published a new technical advisory procedure providing general construction guidelines for heavy vehicle side underrun protection devices that comply with the UN ECE international standards for motor vehicles. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

07 December 2012

The 7 December 2012 issue of the Friday Facts features the winners of our Ice Road Truckers giveaway.

30 November 2012

The use of profile line markings (such as rumble strips) can reduce run off road crashes by as much as 40 per cent, according to a new report released this week by Austroads.

Profile markings were also shown to reduce head-on collisions by 30 per cent when used to mark the centreline of a road. For more information, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

23 November 2012

The ATA has appointed the 2012 National Trucking Industry Woman of the Year, Roz Shaw, as the Chair of its Skills and Workforce committee. For further details, read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.

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