Fatalities involving trucks dropped 14 % in last 2 years

New national figures show the number of fatalities involving trucks has dropped 14 per cent (%) in 2 years with predictions we could see zero truck-involved fatalities from 2032. An analysis of Australia’s largest database of major crashes involving heavy vehicles shows a downward trend, with the number...
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Scott Davidson appointed President of the NatRoad Board

Allan Thornley has resigned as President of the National Road Transport Association (NatRoad) Board leaving to concentrate on his own business. Scott Davidson, Managing Director of QMC Logistics, will assume the role of President. Scott has been a Director of NatRoad since 2014 and has taken a key...
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NHVR welcomes additional bridge and safety program funding 

Heavy vehicle access across Australia will receive a boost following an $8 million allocation to carry out structural assessment of vital local government bridges, roads and culverts.   NHVR Chair Duncan Gay said the funding provided in tonight’s Federal Budget would allow the NHVR and local road managers...
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Bridgestone completes acquisition of TomTom Telematics

Bridgestone Europe NV/SA (“Bridgestone”), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation in EMEA, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of TomTom Telematics (Telematics), the leading provider of digital fleet solutions in Europe, for €910 million (AU$1.43 billion). First announced on 22 January...
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NHVR welcomes funding boost for heavy vehicle programs

The NHVR has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement for additional funding for key heavy vehicle safety programs. NHVR Chair Duncan Gay said the commitment by the Federal Government to new funding for the Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI) was an important safety outcome for all road users. “The...
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B-double operators under new Notice

B-double operators can take advantage of a new national notice and network, starting today. NHVR Freight and Supply Chain Productivity Executive Director Peter Caprioli said the National Class 2 Heavy Vehicle B-double Notice would align B-double requirements across states and territories, including general access for 50-tonne, 19-metre vehicles....
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KENWORTH RELEASE NEW T610 AERO ROOF SLEEPER CAB

Kenworth has added even more flexibility to the T610 with the release of a 600mm aero roof sleeper cab to complement its existing day-cab, 760mm mid-roof and 860mm sleeper cab options. The most compact sleeper in the T610 range, the 600mm offers an outstanding driver experience and superior...
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