TruckWeek 2012 has been taking place across the country - read this week’s edition of the Friday Facts to see what’s been going on.
Trucking operators, truck maintenance businesses and industry suppliers are invited to take advantage of the earlybird special to register for TMC 2012. Earlybird closes next week on Wednesday 15 August, so register now to take advantage of this great offer. The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
The ATA has published a new technical advisory procedure this week, which examines the benefits and requirements of Electronic Braking Systems (EBS) and their use with heavy vehicles. The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
The program for the Technical and Maintenance Conference has been announced! The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
Nominations for the 2012 Craig Roseneder Award are now open. One of the prestigious National Trucking Industry Awards, this award recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the workshop by an individual, and celebrates the professionalism of the men and women who work behind the scenes in the trucking industry’s workshops. For more information, see this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
The Alice Springs Road Transport Historical Society will join the celebrations for TruckWeek 2012 with their annual Truckie’s ReUnion, held at the National Road Transport Hall of Fame from 23-26 August. For more information, see this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.
Truck and bus operators would be overtaxed by almost $1.3 billion in 2012-13 if every government had put in place the NTC’s plan for registration charges, a new report from the Australian Trucking Association shows. The details are in this week’s Friday Facts.
The fuel tax credit that can be claimed by trucking operators decreased 2.4 cents per litre, from 15.043 to 12.643 cents per litre, on 1 July. The details are in this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.