Congestion is here to stay

Driving citizens of these and other growing cities have been conditioned to expect delays as they travel around – largely thanks to overdue Read more

Win-win for Melbourne’s inner west

The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) and our former adversaries the Maribyrnong Truck Action Group (MTAG) notched up a significant victory recently, with the Read more

Stop, revive, survive – part two

In my column last month, I detailed how a world-first study into heavy vehicle driver fatigue, instigated by the National Transport Commission and Read more

Professional drivers, highway heroes

It was a day like any other for Linfox driver Andrew Hastings, travelling along Victoria’s Western Freeway in February earlier this year.

However, Read more

Strength of drawbars and towbars

This article is about the strength requirements of drawbars that connect an ‘A-type’ trailer to a towing vehicle, and towbars that connect the Read more

ATA delivers new ideas and real skills

For more than 20 years the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and PACCAR and its dealer network have collaborated to present the annual Technical Read more