What is Chain of Responsibility?

The trucking industry chain of responsibility.

Chain of Responsibility (CoR) was enacted in Australia to place obligations on not only the truck driver, but also on all other parties involved in the road transport supply chain. In Western Australia, the chain of responsibility legislation is contained in the Road Traffic (Administration) Act 2008 and the Road Traffic (Vehicles) Act 2012. However,…

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Defensive Truck Driving Tips for Truck Drivers

a truck driver driving defensively

Defensive driving is considered one of the most successful strategies for companies to save money, time, and lives. It’s proven to be highly effective in reducing company costs, fuel economy, and improving truck fleet management. Let’s take a look at some ways to become a safer, more considerate truck driver. Look at Least 12 to…

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How To Get Better Fuel Economy In A Truck

A truck travelling to maintain fuel efficiency

Have you been looking for ways to increase the longevity of your trucks and get the most out of their gas mileage? We’re sure it’s something that has always been a high priority goal because the longer the vehicles are able to run, the less cost there’ll be for maintenance and replacements in the future!…

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Truck Driver Fatigue Laws: What You Need to Know

truck driver fatigue laws and management

Truck driver fatigue is a serious issue and safety hazard to not only the truck driver but also other road users. As a truck driver, you need to be well versed in the truck driver fatigue laws applicable to the relevant state you operate in. In this article, we’ll cover the basics of truck driver…

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Weight Limits For Trucks

Truck weight limits

Why Are Truck Weights Important? Truck weight limits are in place to protect the driver as well as the surrounding road users. It’s important to note, Truck axle weight is usually within a range, but every truck is different and each may be permitted to carry a slightly different load. Overloading trucks can result in…

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What is Sustainable Farming?

image of a sustainable farm

People’s awareness of the climate crisis and the growing body of evidence showing how humans are accelerating climate change both contribute to the increasing interest in sustainability. This all-encompassing concept involves not only individual lifestyle changes but also large-scale modifications through activities like sustainable farming practices. But what is sustainable farming? What are some sustainable…

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How to Start a Trucking Business

A person who started a trucking business

The demand for truck drivers soared in 2020 as more and more businesses have opted for E-commerce operations. This has strengthened Australia’s position as a world leader in road freight transport. It is now more important than ever to have an efficient, speedy, and safe way of transporting goods from point A to B. Trucks…

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How to Secure a Ute Tray Tarp

a secured ute tray tarp

Due to Australian laws and regulations changes, you must now cover any unsecured items in the back of your vehicles including small trucks and utes, making a ute tray canopy an essential vehicle accessory. On top of that, it’s also a practical investment if you transport cargo in your ute tray. Therefore, installing a cover…

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10 Modified Shipping Container Ideas

shipping container uses

Shipping containers are more than just a way to get your goods from point A to point B. They can make for great temporary shipping container storage or an excellent home, depending on the situation. The use of shipping containers is growing at an exponential rate with many companies around the world using them for…

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How to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Construction

Constuction site to reduce environmental impact of construction.

On a global scale, the construction industry is one of the highest environmentally damaging, with large mining and construction projects posing significant negative impacts on the surrounding environment. This can be everything from the processes used in mining materials, the disturbance to surrounding flora and fauna and waste products produced and disposed of. As the…

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