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

Stop, revive, survive

In 2018 it was pleasing to see that heavy vehicle fatal crashes fell compared to the previous year. This result was achieved by Read more