Over 430 of Australia’s truck drivers have had their voices heard in the national truck law review, thanks to a strong campaign led by the Australian Trucking Association and Big Rigs.
A quick acting Linfox driver has been named as a Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian after saving a woman’s life on a Queensland motorway when she suffered a medical episode while driving. Read more
Autonomous emergency braking, or AEBS, is a technology that provides truck drivers with a warning and then applies emergency braking if it detects an impending collision with a car, bus, truck or trailer in the same lane.
Following the success of its recent ATA Live event – the Trucking Australia Conference in the Covid-era – the Australian Trucking Association is following the same path with its Technical and Maintenance Conference this year. Read more
After a brief hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, the SafeT360 road safety exhibition is back on the road, this time in Adelaide, to educate young road users about sharing the road safely with heavy vehicles.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are calling on the trucking community to call out racism whenever it happens and celebrate the diversity of the industry.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has opened nominations for the 2020 Craig Roseneder Award, recognising technical and maintenance excellence in the trucking industry – with a trip to the US up for grabs.
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