getting better insurance outcomes

Getting Better Insurance Outcomes

The trucking industry has secured an important exemption from new rules for add-on insurance that will help the industry and its customers, making getting better insurance outcomes possible. Read more

time to take action on financial pressures

Time To Take Action On Financial Pressures

The Australian Trucking Association reckons it is time to take action on financial pressures. All Australians rely on trucking, but what many Australians and our governments don’t understand is the financial pressure trucking businesses are facing. Read more

new ATA CEO

New ATA CEO

The Australian Trucking Association has welcomed Michael Deegan as the new ATA CEO. He replaces Andrew McKellar, who was appointed earlier this year and resigned in July. Long term ATA stalwart Bill McKinley has been functioning as Acting CEO in the interim. Read more

medical standards for truck drivers need to improve

Medical Standards for Truck Drivers Need to Improve

In terms of the assessment of fitness to drive, medical standards for truck drivers need to improve. The point has been made by the Australian Trucking Association in its submission to the National Transport Commission’s review of Assessing Fitness to Drive. Read more

Melissa Weller is the Australian Trucking Association’s Safety, Health and Wellbeing Director and addresses concerns about delivering on driver health.

Delivering On Driver Health

Melissa Weller is the Australian Trucking Association’s Safety, Health and Wellbeing Director and addresses concerns about delivering on driver health. Read more

billions in the Budget for infrastructure

Billions in the Budget for Trucking

As Josh Frydenberg stood up to speak to announce this week’s Federal Budget the numbers had already been leaked widely, that there would be billions in the Budget for trucking. The leaks proved to be accurate and the amount builds on funding already in the pipeline. Read more

new navigation tools for truck drivers

Not Just When There is a Crisis

All of those people who are representing the trucking industry need to work together, pushing in the same direction and not just when there is a crisis. So it is good to hear the Australian Trucking Association Chair talking about working with its member associations and avoiding duplication in his speech to the ATA’s AGM this week. The increase in focusing on strategic projects is also good news for everyone in the industry. Read more

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Ingenuity, Innovation and IWD

Here is a video which celebrated ingenuity, innovation and IWD (international Women’s Day) which is this week. In the video, a selection of technologies vital to life on the road for truck drivers are shown to have been invented by women. Read more

finding our industry’s future leaders

Finding Our Industry’s Future Leaders

Like many Australian industries, the trucking industry is facing disruption and innovation as modern technologies change the way it does business and goes about finding our industry’s future leaders.  Read more

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