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10 October 2013

For the last week, headlines across the country have shown pictures of flaming trucks and empty bowsers. Enforcement agencies have also kicked their operations into top gear.

It’s the strongest possible reminder of how important it is to keep on top of your maintenance and make sure your fleet is safe.

09 October 2013

The Australian Trucking Association’s new event, Trucking Australia 2013, has been named as one of four finalists for the prestigious Best Corporate Event title at the annual Australian Event Awards.

04 October 2013

The Australian Trucking Association has today announced the three finalists for the 2013 Craig Roseneder Award.

The Craig Roseneder Award recognises technical and maintenance excellence in the workshop by an individual, and celebrates the professionalism of the men and women who work behind the scenes in the trucking industry’s workshops.

04 October 2013

There are a wide variety of devices available on the web that claim to magically improve fuel economy, increase horsepower and drastically cut exhaust emissions from your fleet - all at the same time. However, installing these devices can have severe implications for your warranty and even your compliance with the Australian Design Rules.

At the 2013 PACCAR and Dealer TMC, Cummins South Pacific will explain what these aftermarket fuel saving devices are, how they work (or not) and what effect they have on engine durability.

26 September 2013

At the 2013 PACCAR and Dealer TMC, the Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) will open the doors to its fully equipped Vehicle and Emissions Laboratory, allowing delegates to take part in an active emissions test using its heavy vehicle dynamometer.

19 September 2013

Truck fires are a growing problem for the trucking industry. More truck losses are caused by fire than driver fatigue, according to Australia’s leading truck insurer, National Transport Insurance (NTI).*

At the 2013 PACCAR and Dealer TMC, NTI National Manager Industry Relations Owen Driscoll will share his recommendations on how to minimise the risk of non-impact fires in truck fleets.

13 September 2013

The Australian Trucking Association has today announced the winners of the 2013 Cummins South Pacific TMC scholarships.

Each scholarship recipient will receive one full delegate registration to the 2013 PACCAR & Dealer TMC, including attendance at the Castrol Awards Dinner at the Peninsula at Central Pier and the ALLRig Funhouse at the Fox Classic Car Collection, as well as accommodation.

11 September 2013

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has announced a one-week post election offer to allow businesses to register at a reduced rate for the trucking industry’s premier technical and maintenance event for 2013, the PACCAR & Dealer TMC.

09 September 2013

The Australian Trucking Association has congratulated the Prime Minister-elect, Tony Abbott, and the Deputy Prime Minister-elect, Warren Truss, on their election victory on Saturday.

The ATA awarded the Coalition four ticks out of four in its pre-election report card on the major parties.

06 September 2013

The third and final part in the Australian Trucking Association’s animated Safety Truck video series has now been released and reminds road users that if they can’t see a truck’s rear view mirrors, the truck driver can’t see them.

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