Born into Trucking

From an early age it was evident to those close to her that Debra Hollingsworth would likely pursue a career in the trucking industry. After all, she has been around them her entire life. Read more

Golden Gate

Operators of larger road transport vehicles frequently encounter bureaucratic obstacles which deny their access despite such vehicles being capable of physically negotiating the Read more

Scott’s Honour

Possibly the only Federal parliamentarian to hold a current MC licence, Scott Buchholz should be well-qualified for his Ministerial roles Read more

Taking it to the Streets

Following his distinguished 22-year career in the Australian military, John Gilbert OAM spent the next decade using his skills and experience in a number of roles with registered training organisations and as the member services officer at the Victorian Transport Association (VTA). Read more

Both Sides of the Story

Speaking at the ATA’s Technical and Maintenance Conference in Melbourne late last year specialist safety officer at Rail Projects Victoria, Bronwyn Hayden explained the multi-layered approach which has been taken by the management of Melbourne’s massive Metro Tunnel project to improve the mutual safety of truck operators and the public. Read more

Carrying the Cost

As a ‘through state’ New South Wales has more truck movements than any other Australian state. Road Freight NSW is the peak industry Read more

Quality schemes

Some readers may be interested to learn that the UD Trucks Croner range which will be available in Australia over the next few months is actually manufactured at a modern plant located at Samutprakarn just outside of Bangkok in Thailand. The automotive industry in Thailand manufactures more than two million vehicles each year, as wide ranging as UD Croner and Quester trucks and Volvo buses, and pick-up trucks such as the Ford Rangers and Toyota HiLux utes which are currently so popular in Australia.

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Onward and upward

Taking charge at Isuzu Australia just as the company celebrates 30 years of overall market domination is guaranteed to be no walk in Read more

Taking safety seriously

PM: How did you get involved in training?
DC: Not long after I started driving here at Hopkins Transport Australia in Tamworth I Read more

Jodie Broadbent: Americold Logistics

PM: Have recent changes in the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) regulations affected your approach to compliance?
JB: It’s just like the Health, Read more