Resource library

The ATA has released a sample truck breakdown call out sheet to help operators ask the right questions when a driver calls the depot to report a breakdown.

The Victorian Transport Industry Safety Group has released a new set of guidelines to help operators, drivers and technicians make sure a truck breakdown site is safe for their staff and the general public.

The Truckies Top Tips provide motorists with advice about how to share the road safely with Australia’s 534,000 trucks.

This technical advisory procedure provides general construction guidelines for heavy vehicle side underrun protection devices that comply with the UN ECE international standards for motor vehicles.

As part of the shared celebrations for TruckWeek 2012 and Hearing Awareness Week, the Australian Trucking Association and the Deafness Forum of Australia have released hearing fact sheets specifically for trucking operators and truck drivers.

These sheets detail ways to make your workplace a healthy hearing environment, and provide information on dealing with hearing loss.

This guide can be used to improve an organisation’s current environmental behaviours and performance.

This technical advisory procedure provides best practice advice for achieving dynamic stability with truck and dog combinations.

This technical advisory procedure provides trucking operators with detailed technical advice covering heavy vehicle wiring, lighting, voltage levels, connectors, alternators, batteries and the towing vehicle power source.

The fatal crash rate for articulated trucks like semitrailers improved more than 60 per cent between 1982 and 2007, according to this major report on heavy vehicle road safety.

The report is an authoritative reference guide to the research already done on truck safety, and consolidates the findings of 280 publications into one document. It also recommends four priority areas for follow up research.

Best practice guidelines for protecting the safety of truck drivers and other personnel around mobile plant during loading and unloading.