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Sydney Gateway EIS/MDP Response Ignores Industry, Residents

19 May 2020 The Australian Logistics Council (ALC), Australian Trucking Association (ATA) Container Transport Alliance Australia (CTAA), Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA), Road Freight NSW (RFNSW) an...

GEOFF CROUCH set to retire as ATA Chair

15 May 2020 GEOFF CROUCH TO RETIRE AS ATA CHAIR, at the organisation’s annual general meeting next week. Mr Crouch was first elected as ATA Chair in 2017, and says it has been a great privilege ...

Double fatality, Pacific Highway closed-Woodburn

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 07:15:57 AM Highway closed for nine hours after two men hit and killed south of Ballina Police are working to formally identify two men killed when they were struck by a B-double ...

Five-star safety performance for new Nissan Juke.

Australasia’s leading independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP SAFETY, has today published a 5 star safety rating for the new Nissan Juke.  The second-generation Juke arrives in Australia and ...

ATA’S Ben Maguire visits Hume rest areas.

After hearing truck rest areas along the Hume Hwy – Australia’s major freight route – weren’t being maintained, ATA’s Ben Maguire went to check it out, and was astonished to see a @Transpo...

CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR TRUCKIES TO KEEP AUSTRALIA MOVING DURING COVID-19

1 May 2020 Initiated by SARTA and championed by the ATA, the industry has managed to put a freeze on the current Heavy Vehicle Road User Charge. For now it will remain at 25.8 cents per litre and not ...

VW T-Cross and the all-electric Audi e-Tron enter the local market with 5 stars

Australasia’s leading independent vehicle safety authority, ANCAP SAFETY, has today published 5-star ANCAP safety ratings for two new models – the Volkswagen T-Cross and Audi e-Tron. Following their r...

NHVR – A message from the CEO

A message from our CEO Sal Petroccitto, in this week’s edition of On The Road. “There are a growing number of conversations about the physical safety and mental wellbeing of heavy vehicle drivers. The...

Govt. must put off tax increase

The Australian Trucking Associaion today stated that the Australian and state governments must put off the planned truck tax increase, ATA CEO Ben Maguire said in an Australian Chamber of Commerce tel...