This report and action plan summarises the skills need facing the Australian road freight industry, and highlights the strategies that can be used to address these issues and strengthen the industry for the future.
Launched by ATA Chairman David Simon at the National Press Club on 3 April 2013, this independent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers makes recommendations for the future of the road planning, funding and charging system in Australia.
On 3 April 2013, ATA Chairman David Simon delivered a televised address to the National Press Club about the importance of the trucking industry, and launched an independent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers describing a future strategy for road supply and charging in Australia.
This technical advisory procedure provides general construction guidelines for heavy vehicle side underrun protection devices that comply with the UN ECE international standards for motor vehicles.
As part of the shared celebrations for TruckWeek 2012 and Hearing Awareness Week, the Australian Trucking Association and the Deafness Forum of Australia have released hearing fact sheets specifically for trucking operators and truck drivers.
These sheets detail ways to make your workplace a healthy hearing environment, and provide information on dealing with hearing loss.
This technical advisory procedure sets out the benefits and requirements of Electronic Braking Systems (EBS) and their use with heavy vehicles.
The ATA’s Truck Impact Chart compares a range of vehicle combinations in terms of trip and fuel efficiency, equivalent standard axles, and emissions per 1000 tonnes. This chart can be used to calculate the most efficient combination to undertake a freight task.
A free online training course on loading and unloading exclusion zones is available, thanks to the LUEZ Project Steering Committee.
This guide can be used to improve an organisation’s current environmental behaviours and performance.
This advisory procedure was the result of a number of failures of brake actuators.