Australia is moving towards a situation where there will be mandatory vaccination for all interstate truck drivers, as governments around the country announce changed rules in each state. Read more
Here’s a short video from Warren Clark, NatRoad CEO, putting forward a Five Point Plan around border crossing. The trucking industry has to deal with a confusing and constantly changing set of different border crossing rules. Read more
A number of the trucking industry representative organisations have released a call for a stronger Essential Service status for trucking. Read more
“NatRoad is working hard to provide the industry with a voice, and we invite feedback from PowerTorque readers on the issues they are facing,” said Warren Clark, NatRoad CEO, as NatRoad remodels its relationship with PowerTorque. Read more
Transport operations across Australia are scrambling, trying to keep up with border regulations, as each state government reacts to the simultaneous Covid outbreaks in various states. Read more
There is a chance to reward unsung people in the industry who doing the right thing. NatRoad are asking people in the trucking industry to nominate a fellow truckie for a couple of NatRoad Awards. Read more
NatRoad has been analysing the the National Road Safety Strategy from the Office of Road Safety and is concerned that there is a better focus on road safety needed, specifically around heavy vehicles. Yesterday, NatRoad lodged a submission on the draft National Road Safety Strategy for 2021-30. Read more
The National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) has come out in support of the Government’s Industrial Relations Omnibus Bill, which it says is supported by the road transport industry, especially as it relates to reform of casual employment. Read more
The opening morning of the NatRoad Conference in Brisbane has seen Senator Glenn Sterle saying things are going to be done differently if the Labor Party gets the guernsey in May 18’s election. The Senator for Western Australia was one of the opening speakers at the event which is acting as a curtain raiser for the Brisbane Truck Show.
The trucking industry will need to be prepared for the introduction of government charging trucks for mass, distance and location, with a new fee coming in to replace the current vehicle registration and fuel duty charges.