Australia’s governments should not increase truck road user and registration charges by more than the expected inflation rate, 1.5 per cent, in 2021-22, the CEO of the Australian Trucking Association, Andrew McKellar, said today.
New drawbar trailer guidelines have been released today, delivering practical advice to improve the safety of trucking operators, prime contractors and major project consortiums around the country.
Today on International Women’s Day, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has taken the pledge to ‘Choose to Challenge’ and drive positive change within industry.
A ground-breaking initiative to celebrate and grow diversity in the trucking industry has been delivered in Cairns this week.
Darren Johnson and Angela Welsh have been elected in the Australian Trucking Association’s 2021 General Council election as its owner driver and small fleet operator representatives.
The ATA has attacked the Australian Logistics Council’s proposed National Operating Standard, slamming it as nothing more than an anti-competitive tax on hardworking small and family businesses.
The ATA has called on the Australian Government to improve road safety and boost industry productivity by investing in safer roads, rest areas and bridges.
The trucking industry welcomes the release of the Government’s future fuels discussion paper and commitment to delivering a freight energy productivity program.
Safet360 has today kicked off its 2021 national tour, visiting the University of Canberra O-Week to teach young people how to share the road safely with trucks.
Following the success of the ground-breaking Driving Change Diversity Program in 2020, the ATA and Teletrac Navman have today opened nominations for the 2021 program.