mass management review process

Mass Management Review Process

With the current Chain of Responsibility landscape, it is imperative that organisations go though a mass management review process for their safety management systems and mass management regime.  Read more

looking out for a bushfire hero

Looking Out For a Bushfire Hero

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and Bridgestone Australia are looking out for a bushfire hero, aiming to honour truck drivers who showed selflessness and heroism during the Australian bushfire crisis, calling for truck drivers to be put forward for a Bridgestone Bandag Highway Guardian Award. Read more

assessing the Top 10 issues in trucking

Assessing the Top 10 Issues in Trucking

At the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition, the ATA annual convention, in San Diego, California, the associations’ research arm introduced the fifteenth annual survey of members with the job of assessing the Top 10 issues in trucking. Read more

delivering the goods on fair and transparent charges

Delivering the Goods on Fair and Transparent Charges

I bet you enjoy driving on those smooth golden pavements delivered by all levels of government over the past two years after the governments’ delivering the goods on fair and transparent charges? says the Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association. It will make you feel a lot better about the 11.8 per cent increase in registration and road user charges proposed by the National Transport Commission (NTC) and considered by Australian Transport Minsters on 22 November 2019.
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free food and drink for truckies

Free Food and Drink for Truckies

At the launch of the ‘Free Cuppa for the Driver’ there will be free food and drink for truckies at the Homestyle Diner & Takeaway Shell Roadhouse, Newell Highway, Gilgandra between 10:00am and 2:00pm, Wednesday March 5 2020. Read more

the ongoing war between caravans and trucks

The Ongoing War Between Caravans and Trucks

There is a smidgen of hope in the ongoing war between caravans and trucks, a sliver of light that there may be some initiative to improve the situation and make life for the fatigued truck driver just a little easier.

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bushfire assistance for the trucking industry

Bushfire Assistance for the Trucking Industry

As the fires continue to burn across several states, the government’s attention has turned to the subject of bushfire assistance for the trucking industry. In a teleconference between Michael McCormack, Federal Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development and the Australian Trucking Association, as well as a number of other transport industry stakeholders, the feds showed they are taking a consultative approach to responding to the current bushfire crisis. Read more

a Happy Rational Christmas present

A Happy Rational Christmas Present

The latest publication from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator could turn out to be a Happy Rational Christmas present for the trucking industry if we engage with the proposals and ensure they are able to be implemented. Read more