Welcome Road Freight NSW

The former ATANSW is now to be known as Road Freight NSW. It is New South Wales’ own road transport industry member association, providing NSW trucking operators with a voice on issues affecting the transport industry. With a significant focus around the major ports of Newcastle, Port Botany and Port Kembla, Road Freight NSW provides advocacy services, workplace relations advice, industry updates and extensive benefits to its members....

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Ice Truckers on TV

A TV show stretches one truck driver’s Facebook post into a segment on a prime time program. Channel Nine’s anti-truck, A Current Affair is at it again, this time suggesting the smoking of ice is rife in the truck driver community.   The show managed to find a post on Facebook, in which a truck driver smokes ice in a pipe and then declares himself to have ‘managed his fatigue’. This footage was coupled...

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Remove curfews to up productivity

A flippant attitude, even though traffic conditions have changed, is on display from NSW Roads and Maritime Services. Unnecessary curfews restricting heavy loads in the Hunter region of NSW should be removed, according to ATANSW. The association applauded Premier Mike Baird’s $273 million plan to fix congestion in the Hunter region, but urged him to first remove productivity-stifling heavy vehicle curfews across the area.  ...

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