Truck testing can be fun if the truck is a 6×4 truck with a GVM of 28.3 tonnes and a power output of 480hp. The general consensus would tell us that this is a bit too much power when running around at 26 tonnes, but it means it has a GCM rating right up there at 72 tonnes. You never know when you might need that extra power.
The CEO of the Australian Trucking Association, Ben Maguire, will leave the organisation in late September to take up a commission as an officer in the Royal Australian Navy. Read more
Twenty-six projects aimed at saving lives and reducing road trauma will share in $5.9 million under Round 5 of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI). Read more
The annual trip to the doctor to ensure ‘Fitness to Drive’ is now simpler and more efficient for NSW truckies.
New infrastructure funding needs to fix poor quality roads in remote and regional areas, said Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Chair David Smith.
Woolworths is planning to build two new automated grocery distribution centres in the Moorebank Logistics Park in south-west Sydney.
THE Victorian transport industry was one of the most impacted at a political level by the sacking of powerbroker Adem Somyurek and resignation from cabinet of his factional allies Marlene Kairouz and Robin Scott amid branch stacking allegations.
THE Freightliner Cascadia is at the top of the class when it comes to fuel.
Eleven transport companies across a diverse range of freight sectors and fleet sizes have signed on to take part in the operational phase of a groundbreaking safety study.