By signing off on McColl’s Integrated Mass Management System (MIMMS), Transport Certification Australia has approved the operator’s own exclusive OBM. Read more
With the announcement this week by Transport Certification Australia that Airtec Corporation (Airtec) has obtained type-approval for a smart on-board mass (OBM) system, there are now more intelligent mass monitoring systems available to the trucking industry. Read more
New specifications for the kind of systems which could begin opening up new productivity opportunities have now been released. A key feature of this new data is that it separates core monitoring requirements from additional requirements reserved for applications for which the authorities still demand high levels of assurance. Read more
For a number of years Transport Certification Australia (TCA), which administers the IAP, has been moving towards smarter compliance trying to fill the middle ground between operators using prescriptive combinations with set mass limits and those spending large amounts on specifically designed trucks for particular tasks with expensive compliance assurance equipment. Read more
New alternative solutions are now emerging, as the trucking industry and regulators start getting smart about mass. The issue around access and how trucking operators can confirm compliance with mass restrictions has always been a contentious one. Read more
A new data hub introduced by Transport for NSW (TfNSW) paints a picture of the improving access for innovative trucks in NSW. The new NSW Freight Data Hub sees New South Wales being the first state in Australia to publish clear data on where high productivity trucks are going and how often. Read more
The number of on-0board mass monitoring systems available to the industry has further increased after Transport Certification Australia has announced the type-approval for Airtec’s On-Board Mass (OBM) system.
Transport Certification Australia (TCA) has announced the appointment of Stuart Ballingall as its new Executive General Manager (EGM), the new boss at TCA commences in the role on May 6.
Life for the organisation as an independent agency ends when Transport Certification Australia (TCA) status is changed and it is folded in with Austroads. This will be a logical step as Austroads is the umbrella organisation of road transport and traffic agencies in Australia and New Zealand, is based in Sydney and funded by the federal Australian government.
One of the issues highlighted during the fatigueHack at the Truck Australia 2018 conference was there was much more rest area data needed. Operators and drivers should have access to knowledge about where the rest areas are on our highways and it should be freely accessible.