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Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation
2 days ago

Drug Testing Standard Released after extensive consultation

The requirement to manage risk in the workplace often calls up the need to undertake drug and alcohol testing, particularly in the industry of fuel wholesale, transport and retail.  There …
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NEXT GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE ACTION ON FUEL SECURITY
2 weeks ago

NEXT GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE ACTION ON FUEL SECURITY

The next Australian Government must take action on fuel security, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) CEO Ben Maguire said today. 

The ATA represents the 50,000 businesses and 200,000 people in the Australian trucking industry. 


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OPINION: ELEPHANT IN SAFETY ROOM HIDES IN FINE PRINT
2 months ago

OPINION: ELEPHANT IN SAFETY ROOM HIDES IN FINE PRINT

The release of NTIs 2019 National Truck Accident Research Centre’s (NTARC’s) major truck accident report has again provided a great snapshot into a large proportion of Australia’s major truck …
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A case of fuel insecurity for nation claimed
2 months ago

A case of fuel insecurity for nation claimed

That makes trucking and the whole economy highly vulnerable to any disruption in global fuel supply. The Australian Trucking Association, which represents major companies and industry associations with thousands of …
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Largest fuel tanker to ever enter Port of Newcastle – Pro Alliance – arrives on Monday
2 months ago

Largest fuel tanker to ever enter Port of Newcastle – Pro Alliance – arrives on Monday

The largest fuel tanker to ever enter the Port of Newcastle arrived on Monday. 

The 244-metre Pro Alliance long range 2 class tanker berthed at Stolthaven’s Mayfield 7 dedicated bulk liquids …
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New Shell a hit with truckies
3 months ago

New Shell a hit with truckies

TRAVELLING northbound on the Princes Highway up through New South Wales has become easier, with the official opening of the Shell Bomaderry service station in North Nowra.

Open 24 hours, …
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OPINION: SECURING FUEL SUPPLIES IS ESSENTIAL
3 months ago

OPINION: SECURING FUEL SUPPLIES IS ESSENTIAL

On 7 May 2018 the then Minister for the Environment and Energy, the Hon Josh Frydenberg, announced a review of Australia’s fuel security.

NatRoad supports an examination of how fuel …
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Long-term parking shortage sparks servo stoush
3 months ago

Long-term parking shortage sparks servo stoush

IAN Wolstenhome got the shock of his life when his first fine for parking at a roadhouse arrived in the post.

The Whittlesea City Council in Victoria had stung him …
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Truck explodes into flames on Princes Highway forcing evacuations, long clean-up
5 months ago

Truck explodes into flames on Princes Highway forcing evacuations, long clean-up

The petrol tanker that burst into flames near Wollongong this morning has taken 130 firefighters five hours to get under control but amazingly left all unharmed.

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Dangerous Goods Tank Vehicle Inspection Manual released by NSW EPA
6 months ago

Dangerous Goods Tank Vehicle Inspection Manual released by NSW EPA

By  •  Transport

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NSW has released detailed inspection and guidance material for persons undertaking inspections on road tank vehicles and prime movers intended to transport dangerous goods.

The …
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