Setback for Self-Driving Trucks?

August 13, 2018 Joel Helmes

We’re seeing a shift towards the fitment of driver-assist technology in trucks, but a new study has found drivers still can’t rely solely on the electronic gadgetry. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in […]

UPS credits VR training for lower crash rates

July 13, 2018 Joel Helmes

UPS say an investment in better driver training, including cutting-edge virtual reality-based training, has helped the business reduce its accident rate. The parcel delivery giants have just released their latest annual sustainability report showing the […]

New safety breach hotline established

July 2, 2018 Joel Helmes

Seen something that doesn’t look right? Been pressured to meet a deadline? Now there’s an easy way to raise your concerns about possible safety breaches in the road transport industry. Established by the National Heavy […]

ATA welcomes Stability Control decision

June 5, 2018 Joel Helmes

After years of lobbying by road safety and trucking industry groups, Stability Control was finally made mandatory on most new trucks and trailers sold in Australia today. The Federal Government released new Australian Design Rules […]

ATA backs National Road Safety Week

April 22, 2018 Joel Helmes

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has confirmed it had signed on to be a principal partner of the upcoming Yellow Ribbon National Road Safety Week initiative. Commencing next Monday (the 30th of April), the campaign […]

UK authorities deploy unmarked trucks

April 12, 2018 Joel Helmes

Three unmarked prime-movers have been deployed onto England’s motorways and other major roads as part of an initiative to tackle dangerous driving. The trucks, Mercedes-Benz Actros units seen above, were ordered by Highways England, the […]

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