a simple message well said

A Simple Message Well Said

There is nothing more effective when trying to get a complicated idea across than a simple message well said and that is what this set of videos from Healthy Heads in Trucks and Sheds (HHTS)gets across. Read more

trucking surviving covid-19

Trucking Surviving Covid-19

The last twenty-plus months have been a nightmare for the entire globe, but our industry has been one of those essential services which has kept Australia going through the pandemic, now we need to think about trucking surviving covid-19. Read more

truck driver shortage really bites.

Truck Driver Shortage Really Bites

If you think we are having trouble getting drivers in Australia, a story from the USA this week shows the sort of thing that can happen when the truck driver shortage really bites.  Read more

responsible use of data for good

Responsible Use of Data for Good

NatRoad has come out this week upholding the importance of the responsible use of data for good, to benefit the transport industry as a whole. The other side of the the coin is to ensure the anonymity of the data used by government agencies in its planning and regulatory activities. Read more

living with an EWD

Living With An EWD

Since the long awaited certification of electronic work diaries, those involved in using them instead of the paper work diary have been on a steep learning curve in living with an EWD, entering the new electronic fatigue management world. Read more

future strategy for industry regulation

Future Strategy for Industry Regulation

Delivering truly borderless operations and increasing flexibility for safe operators is outlined in the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s future strategy for industry regulation, Strategic Directions 2021-2026. Read more

backdown on much tighter fatigue rules

Backdown on Much Tighter Fatigue Rules

The announcement this week by the National Transport Commission that it has listened to industry feedback, and sought the views of jurisdictions, and will not propose a reduction in weekly hours for truck drivers is a major backdown on much tighter fatigue rules. Read more

Heavy Vehicle National Law process in disarray

Heavy Vehicle National Law Process in Disarray

A discussion paper released by the National Transport Commission and the reaction to it from the trucking industry associations is leaving the Heavy Vehicle National Law process in disarray as the proposals are slammed as totally impractical.

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