The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has appointed Andrew McKellar as its new CEO. After working overseas, he will return to Australia in early February and take the reins in mid-February.
Victorian livestock truckie Daniel Thomas just wanted answers to some basic questions. His employer of the past eight years was installing a Teletrac Navman EWD – the first of four systems now approved by the NHVR as voluntary alternatives to the paper work diary – but no one could allay Thomas’s concerns.
A popular Longreach Caltex servo – for years an outback oasis for hungry and weary road train drivers – is to close its doors at the end of the month. Read more
After securing his HR licence, WA-based John Fletcher was ready and determined to get behind the wheel of a truck. But despite the widespread hype about the state’s driver shortage, he spent months trying to get a foot in the door.
Up to 80,000 annual truck trips will be taken off Sydney’s motorways with the opening of the St Marys Freight Hub later this year. Read more
With around 26,000 vehicles, including over 3,700 trucks passing through Singleton each day, the Australian and NSW Governments are pushing ahead with plans for a Singleton bypass on the New England Highway to ease congestion.
Construction on the next stage of the Riverina Intermodal Freight and Logistics (RIFL) hub is under way, which will enable the 60-hectare Bomen Industrial Precinct in Wagga Wagga to export freight across Australia and the globe. Read more
NHVR-sanctioned drones will soon be patrolling highways to help the regulator monitor ‘high risk’ truck movements within its jurisdictions. Read more
The Asia-Pacific’s leading provider of vehicle parts, accessories, equipment, service and solutions, Bapcor, is confident that it’s about to completely change the game in product distribution excellence. Read more