As industry standards and safety technologies evolve, we are making progress in reducing the number and rate of truck crashes, but there is still a long way to go before we achieve our ambition of ‘Vision Zero’.
Draft design rules on advanced emergency braking should be changed to include specific requirements on how the braking systems handle older trailers without ABS, according to the Australian Trucking Association (ATA).
Veteran Darwin-based truckie Russell Lee was named National Professional Driver of the Year at the National Trucking Awards, which were held online today for the first time due to coronavirus restrictions. Read more
“We’re all in this together” has been the key phrase of 2020, as Australia suffered together during the devastating bushfires, before COVID-19 swept across the globe.
The NSW and Australian governments should upgrade the Sheahan Bridge near Gundagai to improve the productivity and safety of Sydney’s supply chains, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Chief Executive Officer Ben Maguire said today. Read more
Our Voice of the Driver campaign to help give truckies a louder voice in revamping the Heavy Vehicle National Law has got off to a flying start. Read more
After months of lobbying for change, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has welcomed the Australian Government’s move to increase domestic fuel storage capacity. Read more
The trucking industry strongly welcomes proposed Labor amendments to the Payment Times Reporting Scheme, which would introduce penalties for big business who continue to pay their bills late. Read more
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) is calling on the Australian Government not to proceed with the increase in the superannuation guarantee planned for 1 July 2021.
Owner of Kel Baxter Transport, Kel Baxter, will retain his role as Chair of the Australian Trucking Association’s Industry Technical Council (ATA ITC), after being reappointed for a further two-year period.