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.
A free online training course on loading and unloading exclusion zones is available, thanks to the LUEZ Project Steering Committee.
This advisory procedure was the result of a number of failures of brake actuators.
This advisory procedure specifies the use of retro-reflective strip or contour markings to delineate the length and size of the vehicle, as well as recommending how the use of reflective graphics and corporate logos can complement safety.
This advisory has been developed by the ATA to promote good design and maintenance practices for electrical systems on heavy vehicles.
This advisory procedure has been developed to provide users of the document with a reference to significantly reduce the incidence of commercial vehicle ‘Wheel Offs’as related to security of wheel attachment to hub componentry.
The case for TruckSafe sets out the safety, financial and risk management case for joining the trucking industry’s premier safety accreditation program, TruckSafe.
The fatal crash rate for articulated trucks like semitrailers improved more than 60 per cent between 1982 and 2007, according to this major report on heavy vehicle road safety.
The report is an authoritative reference guide to the research already done on truck safety, and consolidates the findings of 280 publications into one document. It also recommends four priority areas for follow up research.
Best practice guidelines for protecting the safety of truck drivers and other personnel around mobile plant during loading and unloading.