A recent air-conditioning unit explosion, in which a truck driver sustained serious burns, reinforces the need for a crackdown on hydrocarbon refrigerant retrofits, said the industry authority. Read more
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has opened consultation with industry around proposed changes to the PBS Directional Stability Under Braking (DSUB) Standard. Read more
Covid is being blamed for every bad business practice: “We can’t supply because of Covid”, “He’s working from home”, “We’re out of stock.”
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
HM Gem Machining Services has moved to strengthen its technical advisory team with the appointment of Adrian Bose as Technical Representative. Read more
Safety is supposed to be the most important issue for any business, especially transport. We are supposed to ‘do everything reasonably practical’ to improve safety, but, are we?
Our tyre experts and our government regulators are not telling us vital information, information necessary to save lives, reduce damage to driver’s health, that is costing transport tens of thousands of dollars per truck, and costing our country billions of dollars, while needlessly damaging our world.
In 1968, Arrigo (Danny) D’Angelo founded D-Angelo Engineering – and what a 52 years it has been. While much has changed since then, what has remained the same is the company’s commitment to Australian made, with its range of truck and trailer equipment still produced in Melbourne to this day.
Flow-Easy vibrators are delivering multiple benefits to vacuum tanker operators. Whether you’re carting dry, dusty material or sticky, wet slurry, a Flow-Easy vibrator speeds up the vacuum tanker unloading process, providing an efficient, safe and controlled load discharge.
To kick-off our coverage of the ATA’s first online Technical and Maintenance Conference this week, here’s a handy tip from PACCAR on how to change the cabin fresh air filter on a Kenworth K200. Read more