The Queensland Trucking Association is urging members to reactivate their Covid safe plans ahead of the three-day lockdown in the greater Brisbane area from 6pm tonight. Read more
Peak livestock associations are urging drivers returning to Victoria via New South Wales not to compromise road safety in order to comply with Covid-19 rules. Read more
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has called for the adoption of a scorecard system to make each state and territory accountable for their commitments to the National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy.
If you believe what Canberra is telling us, smaller transport operators now have legislation in place designed to tighten the screws on slow industry payers. Read more
Experienced Sydney truckie Keven Mitchell is the first to admit that he should have checked his superannuation balance sooner than he did.
Adam Gibson, NTI’s Transport and Logistics Risk Engineer, is calling for more industry collaboration in 2021 to arrest the disturbing rise in truckie deaths in the last 12-month period recorded by the insurer.
Grain Producers SA, on behalf of Primary Producers SA, and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are partnering to deliver free workshops from this month to help primary producers understand heavy vehicle roadworthiness requirements. Read more
The NHVR has approved MTData’s Talon and Swift system, running on either a Samsung Galaxy Active Tab or Samsung Galaxy Active Tab 2, as a fourth Electronic Work Diary (EWD) option. Read more
Brendan Farrell has made the tough decision to postpone his annual Australia Day hay run due to Covid-19 related concerns. Read more