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TWU Calls for Understanding That Truckies Aren’t Always to Blame for Crashes

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has called for understanding that truck drivers aren’t always the ones to blame for crashes. SafeWork recently released data that showed that transport and warehousing are at the top of the list of industries with

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The Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail to be Updated

Bringing the Australian Code of the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail in line with new United Nations requirements, changes to the code come into effect on 1 July and as of 1 July 2019 they become compulsory.

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An Innovative Monitoring System for Livestock Transportation

One livestock transport company has adopted an innovative system for monitoring livestock during transportation. While monitoring stock with cameras is not a prerequisite for the transport sector, Echuca Rural Transport has installed a camera system to protect both drivers and

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Companies Should Consider CoR Liability Insurance, Lawyers Warn

Lawyers at firm, Holding Redlich have recommended companies consider Chain of Responsibility (CoR) liability insurance against unintended breaches. Under the Chain of Responsibility, anyone involved in the supply chain whether consignor, consignee, dispatcher, packers, loaders, drivers etc. can be liable

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Women’s Contribution to Transport Celebrated by QTA

Two days prior to International Women’s Day the Queensland Trucking Association (QTA) will be holding a breakfast to celebrate the achievements of women within the trucking industry. March 6th is the date of the breakfast and the QTA has a

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National Manufacturing Week to be Held in Victoria

Manufacturing is essential to any economy and initiatives that support manufacturing and help to build capacity is always welcome. Manufacturing creates jobs, exports and for the transport and logistics industry it also creates additional work allowing for job creation and

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The Consignor’s Responsibilities in the Transport of Dangerous Goods

The people that are involved in transporting dangerous goods by road: Consignor Driver Packer Loader Contractor Prime contractor If the employer or manager of a freight area is the one that takes responsibility for consigning dangerous goods for transport by

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