The trucking industry has welcomed an $8 million pilot project to help local councils carry out and manage engineering assessments of their bridges and culverts.
The extension of the $150,000 instant asset write off will enable trucking businesses to invest in safer equipment and support the industry’s suppliers, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire and Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia CEO Todd Hacking said today.
The Australian Government should extend the increased instant asset write off from its current end date, 30 June 2020, to the end of the year, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) said today.
Australia’s governments must immediately rule out a public service proposal to tax trucks and benefit the rail system, Australian Trucking Association Chair David Smith said today.
Latest truck crash statistics have highlighted the need for urgent action on safety, education and improved infrastructure, Chair of the ATA, David Smith said.
South Australian trucking operator David Smith was elected as the new Chair of the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) at the organisation’s annual general meeting today.
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC), Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Container Transport Alliance Australia (CTAA), Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA), Road Freight NSW (RFNSW) and Shipping Australia Limited (SAL) say the NSW Government has failed to address the concerns of the freight industry and local residents in its response to submissions received on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and draft Major Development Plan (MDP) for Sydney Gateway.
Geoff Crouch will retire as the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association at the organisation’s annual general meeting on 20 May 2020.
The ATA has welcomed the Government’s move to disclose the payment times offered by big businesses.
The ATA is urging drivers to double down on safety, after the NSW Police publicised dashcam footage of a dangerous driving incident on the Hume Highway at Menangle.