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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
PM: At the Australian Logistics Council and Australian Trucking Association Safety Summit in Melbourne it was suggested that in terms of enforcement NSW Read more
Since the introduction of log books 80 years ago the methods of collecting and expending the transport industry’s contributions to road funding have Read more
PM: We have seen a huge array of new Volvo technologies during the last few days. Where do the next five years take Read more