The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has thanked the Australian Government for its strong action and collaboration with the trucking industry as the coronavirus epidemic continues.
Trucking businesses and other providers of essential services should be automatically eligible for JobKeeper Payments if they need to stand down staff, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.
On behalf of the Australian trucking industry, I today extend my condolences following the death of four Victorian police officers in a collision in Melbourne overnight, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said today.
The Australian and state governments must put off a planned increase in the truck fuel tax and registration charges, Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire said today.
The Australian Government’s decision to establish its fuel reserve in the United States is a serious strategic error, Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Geoff Crouch, said today.
The NHVR has granted a temporary relaxation of calibration requirements for roller-brake testing (RBT) equipment.
The ATA has today thanked CHEP Australia for their willingness to work with the transport and logistics industry.
Yesterday, major freight rail operator Pacific National banned truck drivers from its toilets, changerooms and kitchens.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has thanked Pacific National for changing its policy to allow truck drivers access to its toilets, changerooms and kitchens.
The ATA has called for all customer sites and distribution centres in the transport supply chain to ensure their facilities are safe and accessible to truck drivers during the coronavirus pandemic.