In Far North Queensland, owners of Blenners Transport, Les and Judy Blennerhassett, have serviced the banana industry for decades, switching from farming to transport and growing their business through tenacity and passion. Today, at ATA Live, they were officially inducted as Kenworth Legends.
ATA Live is currently underway, with the topic of supporting mental health brought to the fore. MaxiTRANS Managing Director and CEO Dean Jenkins and R U OK? ambassador Barry Du Bois discuss the importance of getting the conversation started and asking R U OK?
Following advocacy from the Victorian Transport Association (VTA), the Victorian Government has extended a Ministerial Order made earlier this year which suspended the application of curfews and loading zone signs on heavy vehicles involved in the transportation of food and personal hygiene products. Read more
Almost $27 million will go towards upgrading some of Western Australia’s worst roads, as part of the 2020-21 Black Spot Program.
Under the Queensland Chief Health Officer’s Directive, a new Qld Freight Movement Protocol will come into effect from 3pm today (Wednesday 23 September). The Queensland Trucking Association (QTA) has provided information on the updates for freight and logistics workers operating within the state.
This Sunday 27 September, almost 200 trucks and 50 motorbikes will come together for Townsville’s annual Convoy for a Cure, to raise funds for vital research into childhood cancer.
A recent NHVR safety survey of almost 4000 participants has shown that two-thirds of heavy vehicle businesses have a safety system in their operation.
A current survey centred around Chain of Responsibility is calling on truck drivers and the broader industry to share their views, to help drive change in heavy vehicle crash investigations.
Penske Truck Leasing and MAN Truck & Bus have launched ‘MAN Choice’, a fully maintained two-year lease program offering customers cost-effective and flexible solutions. Read more
With everything that has happened during the course of 2020, one notable absence from the calendar is the humble truck show.