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HVIA National Apprentice Challenge nominations now open

Nominations are now open for the 2019 HVIA National Apprentice Challenge, to be staged live at the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show. Three teams will be selected to represent their states and regions, work simultaneously, on identical trucks, generously supplied by Iveco Trucks Australia, to identify and rectify a...
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Fuel Tax Should Be Frozen says NatRoad

National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) CEO Warren Clark today called on the Federal Government to heed Senator John Williams’ call for a freezing of fuel excise. “Senator Williams understands the road transport industry,” said Mr Clark. “He gets that fuel prices are a large percentage of operator’s costs,...
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NHVR to review heavy vehicle safety around NSW saleyards

The NVHR will undertake a review of heavy vehicle safety around saleyards. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said saleyards play a vital role in the economies of regional Australia as well as being a major source of export revenue. “The NHVR recently met with parties concerned about recent heavy...
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Mussy’s Big Bully

Mustapha “Mussy” Deen is unashamedly a Mack fan, and when the opportunity to buy the 50th Anniversary Titan or Superliner came about he was able to acquire the much sort after 1988 identifier for this prized collectors’ edition truck.  Australian Custom Trucks writer and photographer Warren Aitken spent...
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NatRoad Outlines Path to Zero Road Deaths

NatRoad today outlines measures to set the heavy vehicle industry on a path to zero road fatalities. Richard Calver, NatRoad’s Adviser, Compliance, is presenting a paper which outlines the strategy to the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Canberra. “The first step is to move to a...
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Freightliner grows a mo for men’s health in Movember

Freightliner Australia is partnering with the Movember Foundation to raise vital awareness and funds to support men’s mental health. The truck manufacturer says it is getting behind Movember, which challenges men to grow a moustache during the month of November, because men’s mental health is a particularly important...
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Passing the test of time: SLS Group

For Steve Lawler, 10 years have gone by quickly, and in that time he has been able to build a reputable customisation business offering his customers quality, service and reliability. Australian Custom Trucks has a special Q&A with SLS Group to celebrate 10 years in business. It’s been...
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Scania promotes Dean Dal Santo to Sales Director, Trucks

Scania Australia is pleased to announce the promotion of Dean Dal Santo to Sales Director, Trucks. Dean is responsible for sales of on and off-highway Scania trucks, including the burgeoning mining and resources business Scania has nurtured during the past 7 years in Australia, as well as National...
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