Sandown Drive Days 2013 event tickets now on sale

Neil Chambers, Chief Executive of the Victorian Transport Association, announced that after months of planning, “We are excited to present the best ever Sandown Drive Days to the transport industry.”

“This is the third event of its kind, and it is becoming renowned as the best interactive, hands-on event that demonstrates the latest technologies and innovations of our industry,” he said.

Tickets are now available online, priced at $165 per session.

The event includes working demonstrations of trucks, trailers, vans, cars and motorcycles. The latest advances in transport technology, workplace safety solutions and best practice maintenance will be demonstrated, as well as sessions on Performance Based Standards (PBS) vehicles and bulk tanker emergency response.

The third Sandown Drive Days event has the active support of leading organisations within the commercial road transport industry, including VicRoads, the National Transport Commission, Transport Certification Australia, Transport Accident Commission, CityLink, EastLink and WorkSafe Victoria as well as leading truck manufacturers Daimler Trucks, Hino, Paccar, Scania and Volvo and a number of other leading companies.

Two days of activities across a range of areas including:

  • On track driving of heavy vehicles, cars and vans
  • Vehicle maintenance demonstrations
  • Technology demonstrations
  • Safety and productivity demonstrations
  • Bulk tanker emergency exercise and tanker inspection

New safety technologies are now available in a wide range of vehicles. Over fifteen different trucks will be demonstrating some of these leading features, as well as a range of vans and cars with similar technologies. Fleet buyers can protect their staff by getting technology resulting in a reduction in the cost of crashes, worker compensation and loss of productivity. Attendees can compare the features, giving them a better understanding of the potential that this latest equipment offers for improved productivity and safety.The Sandown Drive Days 2013 event is much more than just trucks and trailers. Maintenance sessions, hands on technology displays and demonstrations of the latest in load restraint and safety equipment make this a truly practical experience across the full range of issues for the transport sector.?“With the range of activities, it is a good idea for companies to send people to different sessions to pick up the ideas and benefit from witnessing the equipment in action,” Mr Chambers added.

Details

Where: Sandown Racecourse, 591-659 Princes Hwy, Springvale?When: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th March.?Time: Thursday 9am-12pm, Thursday 1pm-4pm, Friday 9am-12pm.?Tickets: $165 per session including GST online at www.vtadrivedays.com.au.