Loading zone shortage undermines COVID recovery

Transport operators and their peak representative groups for years have been confronted with the important issue of maintaining reliable and safe access for drivers to deliver and collect goods from customers, as a key element in keeping supply chains moving, shelves stocked and customers satisfied. Read more

Heavy vehicle inspections can save lives

A new report from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator and Australia’s largest trucking insurance company has confirmed a link between major safety incidents and how well heavy vehicles are maintained by owners. Read more

The next ten years

I will be brave and try to predict the trends that will shape the road transport industry over the next ten years. The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on our industry is unclear. I will focus on what I see as long-term trends. Read more

2020 challenged us in ways we could never have imagined

Last year began with the historic bushfires that swept the eastern seaboard and Kangaroo Island, tragically affecting rural locations and the air quality in our metropolitan cities; and was followed immediately by the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected every aspect of our lives. Read more

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