STARTRACK DELEGATES CONFERENCE

July 21, 2016
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Photo caption: TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) senior organiser John Parker (front, centre) and senior Startrack delegate Clive Dennis (second from right) with Startrack delegates. The annual Startrack state delegates-management conference was held on Tuesday this week at the company’s Tullamarine headquarters. TWU (Vic/Tas Branch) senior organiser John Parker said the one-day...

National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual

July 6, 2016
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Victoria and Queensland have joined the ACT, NSW, SA and Tasmania in implementing the National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) believes the manual, which came into effect on 1 July, will improve vehicle standards compliance and help reduce vehicle downtime. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said...

Band-aid solution will not save 2,548 lives

July 4, 2016
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The Transport Workers’ Union has cautioned against the dangers of not addressing lethal pressures that cause truck drivers to speed as a proposed new law calls for harsher speeding penalties on heavy vehicles. The Union’s warning came after the National Transport Commission recommended draft legislation that would see heavy vehicles...