Just days after the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) called for the development of a National Operator Standard for heavy vehicle operators, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has slammed the proposal, labelling it a “$3.6 billion tax on freight and jobs”.
In response to the COVID-19 cluster in South Australia that has seen that state introduce significant restrictions for at least the next six days, the Victorian Government has announced a “hard border” will be in place with South Australia from midnight tonight (Thursday) for 48 hours, before a permit system comes into effect from midnight on Saturday, 21 November. Read more
The peak body representing transport employers in Tasmania has identified two key challenges for the industry going forward. Read more
Truckies should factor in extra time for delays on the 15km stretch of the Pacific Highway between Bago and Port Macquarie in NSW over the next six months. Read more
With parts of SA now being labelled as COVID-19 hotspots, updated border measures are coming into play.
A new heavy vehicle rest area is set to be constructed in the outback town of Richmond, Queensland, directly opposite a new roadhouse that’s been designed with triple road trains in mind.
A truck driver has escaped serious injury after the car carrier he was driving – and the five new utes it was carrying – were engulfed in flames after his truck crashed into a bridge railing on the Pacific Highway on the Mid North Coast.
The weather predictions are La Niña is on the way. So, what does that mean for those of you who are in the transport, logistics or construction industries? As part of our coverage of National Road Safety Week, brought to you by NTI, well-known Australian weather presenter Mike Larkan chats to Big Rigs.
The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) and CityLink operator Transurban have come together to help educate car drivers and motorcycle riders to better understand truck blind spots.