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NEW REST AREA GUIDELINES GOOD NEWS FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

New truck rest area guidelines are welcome news for the trucking industry, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) says.  The ATA represents the 50,000 businesses and 211,500 people in the Aust...

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ATA Welcomes HVNL review

The ATA welcomes today’s announcement of the HVNL review. It will include the reference panel we need, the right chair & the right members, including expert representatives from ATA member a...

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No time to be complacent

Australasia’s independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, supports the Acting Prime Minister’s call to not become complacent following a reduction in the 2018 national road toll. The downward trend i...

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National reduction in road deaths

A notable decline in 2018 nationwide road deaths with 78 fewer fatalities has been welcomed—but the drop should not be seen as a green light to trigger complacency. The most recent statistical evidenc...

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TWU STIRRING THE POT, IGNORING SAFETY

15 January 2019 The Australian Trucking Association is disappointed, but not surprised, by recent comments from the Transport Workers’ Union claiming the ATA is unwilling to work together in...

Truck driver dies after crash west of Wauchope

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 03:37:29 PM  A man has died after a single vehicle crash west of Wauchope in northern NSW this afternoon About 12.30pm (Tuesday 15 January 2019), emergency services responded ...

21 fewer lives lost over Christmas and New Year

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 02:08:14 PM  Seven people lost their lives on NSW roads during Operation Safe Arrival, 21 fewer than the same time last year. Safe Arrival, the annual Christmas/New Year roa...

Fatal Heavy Vehicle Crashes Australia—Quarterly Bulletins

The latest figures for September quarter 2018 produced by BRITE.  Following summary shows figures for the last 12 months Fatal accidents INVOLVING heavy vehicles and a further breakdown summary of rig...

Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative applications open

From, Michael McCormack – On the road with Ben Maguire from @TruckAustralia to deliver a load of wool to Melbourne I can also announce applications for Round 4 of the Heavy Vehicl...

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