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Outstanding Apprentices recognised by MTA Queensland | Transport News

The Motor Trades Association of Queensland (MTA Queensland) has recently announced ten outstanding apprentices as the 2019 Apprentice of the Year finalists. The students have been selected from over 1,800 MTA Institute apprentices throughout Queensland. To be revealed at the MTA Queensland Industry Awards Dinner on Saturday 16th November, the Apprentice of the Year award will be bestowed upon the ...

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Mandate autonomous emergency braking to save lives | TRANSPORT NEWS

“The Australian Government should require all new trucks to have advanced braking technology,” says Australian Trucking Association CEO Ben Maguire. Mr Maguire was releasing the ATA’s response to the Infrastructure Department’s regulatory impact statement on requiring autonomous emergency braking (AEBS) for new trucks. Autonomous emergency braking is a safety system that generates a collision warning and then applies emergency braking if there ...

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Unique V-Type Double Girder Crane delivered to PACCAR Australia Bayswater Facility | TRANSPORT NEWS

PACCAR Australia’s Bayswater manufacturing facility has taken delivery of a one-of-a-kind V-type double girder crane. Measuring 20 metres in length, with dual-hoists and a 16 tonne load capacity, the crane will be installed as part of the Bayswater site expansion which has been underway since the ground-breaking ceremony in January. The oversize load made its way down the Hume Highway from ...

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HINO ROUND UP | TRANSPORT NEWS – Hino Bus

Hino Australia chose the 2019 BusVic Bus Expo and Maintenance Conference to showcase its small-sized Poncho bus, which is part of a unique and quickly emerging on-demand bus service currently operating in Sydney. The smaller capacity of the Hino Poncho helps drivers respond to commuter travel requirements in real time. “With an ultra-low floor design and kerb kneeling function, a ...

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PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT FOR PRIXCAR | TRANSPORT NEWS – Mack Trucks Australia

 PrixCar has been operating as one of Australia’s leading automotive services companies for over a quarter of a century, servicing individuals, businesses and their events in need of vehicle transportation. The introduction of new prime movers, trucks and trailing equipment, all incorporating new technologies, prompted Goran Koviloski, the National Fleet Manager for PrixCar, to introduce additional driver training, conducted internally by the car-carrying company, ...

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