Parking Bays

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...

ATA demand re-opening of toilet facilities

We’ve demanded the reopening of truck driver toilet facilities, responding to NSW Premier @GladysB‘s call today for businesses to reopen and ‘have a go’. More:


NHVR – We’ve launched a new map to help heavy vehicle drivers find a place to rest. The online tool will show locations of all open service stations, truck stops and roadhouses across the ...

8th September Where do we sleep?

Goodaye all. There has been a number of crashes, as unfortunately happens each week and people die on our roads. One was a very well known and high profile truckie with immaculate equipment. None of u...

How to pass the buck 101

Opinion – Trucking Nation received a fascinating letter, and we felt it worthy of publishing as it does significantly highlight an ongoing issue for all members of the road transport community. ...

Green Reflectors

Green Reflector Bays

Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative Green Reflector Informal Truck Bays



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...

New driver rest areas opened on Hume Freeway

MM112/2018 24 July 2018 JOINT RELEASE WITH: Senator The Hon Bridget McKenzie Deputy Leader of The Nationals Senator for Victoria The Hon Luke Donnellan MP Victorian Minister for Roads and Road Safety ...

Rod Hannifey

Rod Hannifey Blog 7th May 2018

7th May 2018 by truckright GOODAYE all. I have just arrived in Melbourne having brought Ben Maguire along for a trip. Ben is the CEO of the Australian Trucking Assoc and we discussed many of the issue...

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