award winning truck show

Award Winning Truck Show

In the middle of this pandemic, people from all over Australia got the chance to enjoy this year’s Brisbane Truck Show, and now the event is an award winning truck show. BTS21 has been announced as Best Live or Hybrid Congress, Conference or Exhibition at the Australian Event Awards. Read more

shining a light on industry greats

Shining a Light on Industry Greats

David Smith, Australian Trucking Association Chair, reflects on the way we celebrate the people who have worked so hard to make the trucking industry in Australia, what it is today, shining a light on industry greats and those looking to make it even better in the future. Read more

immediate access to relevant PBS networks

Immediate Access to Relevant PBS Networks

A new notice released by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator is expected to provide eligible Tier 1 Performance Based Standards (PBS) vehicles with immediate access to relevant PBS networks across Australia to operate on approved networks without the need of a permit as soon as a Vehicle Approval is issued, although this may be at a restricted mass. Read more

original industry peak body

Original Industry Peak Body

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the formation of the Livestock and Rural Transporters Association of Queensland, probably the original industry peak body of the modern era. After its formation back in 1981 the rest of the states in Australia followed the original model used in Queensland, forming organisations representing livestock transporters across the country. Read more

supporting and sustaining industry growth

Supporting and Sustaining Industry Growth

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator CEO, Sal Petroccitto explains that NHVR’s role is to work together with the trucking industry, supporting and sustaining industry growth. It needs to do things differently, to deliver consistency and certainty for operators, drivers, and supply chain parties. Read more

B-double trailer set commemorating truck drivers

B-double Trailer Set Commemorating Truck Drivers

Nolan’s Interstate Transport and Volvo Group Australia revealed a B-double trailer set commemorating truck drivers in the lead up to the Lights On The Hill memorial event. The B-double set is designed with artwork paying tribute to those who have lost their lives in transport accidents.  Read more

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

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