Rollover control mandated

The NSW EPA announced the mandating of rollover/stability control on all vehicles carrying dangerous goods in the state as of January 1 2019. This is the first time stability control has been mandated for a truck in Australia. Read more

Ravaglioli Commercial Vehicle Wireless Mobile Column Lifts

Encouraging young technicians

The upcoming Technical and Maintenance Conference in Melbourne is providing workshops with an opportunity to reward and inspire young technicians in the workforce with the Cummins Workshop Scholarship. Read more

ARTSA and NBTA call for stability control to be mandated

A joint statement from the Australian Transport Suppliers Association and National Bulk Tanker Association is calling for Electronic Stability Control (ESC) which includes a rollover stability feature to be introduced on all trucks. The statement reckons the argument for mandating ESC is compelling, following the recommendation of a NSW Coronial Inquest into four deaths on the Princes Highway in 2009 and the likely outcome of an investigation into the Mona Vale tanker crash last October. Read more

Topical training from ARTSA

The Australian Road Transport Supplies Association are to run a Forensic Engineering Course for Trucks and Trailers from February 27 to 28 at Life Saving Victoria in Port Melbourne. The course is aimed at people with a professional interest in heavy truck and trailer safety and mechanical performance. Read more

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