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  • Road Safety in the Spotlight (January 18, 2018)

    The recent spate of high profile fatal accidents involving trucks unleashes a range of emotions. When emotions are unleashed, it is natural to seek out someone to blame. But too frequently, the trucking industry is painted as the villain. The truth is, this is not just a problem for heavy vehicles – the road safety problem is every road users’ responsibility.

  • NHVR has released a Chain of Responsibility Fact Sheet for Primary Producers (January 18, 2018)

    The fact sheet is relevant to NatRoad members and is worth sharing with anyone that may be connected to the Primary Produce supply chain.

  • NSW OSOM Escort Accreditation Scheme (January 17, 2018)

    Providers are accredited by Roads and Maritime under an Accreditation Agreement to provide escort vehicle services to transport operators in NSW. A transport operator must be a Provider to supply escort vehicle services with AEVDs who are employed or engaged by them.

  • Member Profile: Keeping up with the Cranstons (January 17, 2018)

    Starting out in 2003, Brett Cranston began as an owner driver. Since then, with his driving background and wife Natalie’s business savvy background in accounting, the duos fleet size has increased to 37.

  • 2017 in Review – A Message from CEO Warren Clark (January 17, 2018)

    Reflecting on 2017, we’ve made substantial progress throughout the year reducing regulatory burden and aiding the long-term viability of the industry. I’ve explained some of these highlights in more detail below.

  • (January 16, 2018)

    The following BP Pump Prices (GST inclusive) will apply effective 16 January 2018.  Site Pump Price  Site Pump Price  VIC […]

  • Important Road Updates NSW & QLD (January 16, 2018)

    NSW Road Changes Mooney Mooney Creek Bridge Due to wet weather,  the northbound lanes of Mooney Mooney Creek Bridge until […]

  • Do I have to give my drivers a Rostered Day Off? (January 16, 2018)

    When it comes to the most popular enquiries, questions around Rostered Days Off (RDOs) would be one of them. Barely a week goes by where we are not asked the question: do we have to provide RDOs to our drivers? However, like many questions that relate to workplace relations, the answer to this simple question is not simple.

  • Employers Must Provide a Separation Certificate If Requested (January 15, 2018)

    It might seem like a small thing but an employer can potentially get into serious trouble for failing to provide a former employee a Separation Certificate. Find out how you can avoid severe penalties.

  • Promote and advertise your transport business to thousands of potential clients (January 12, 2018)

    Promote and advertise your transport business to thousands of potential clients in the 32nd edition of “Who Goes Where?”. The New South Wales 2018 edition is due for release in March 2018 and a special offer is available for NatRoad members.