Trailer Magazine


  • Powerdown: The suspension specialist

    In the commercial road transport industry, sometimes it’s the little things that have the biggest effects. In a special interview, Powerdown explains to Trailer that when it comes to problems with suspensions, it could have all started with an incorrectly adjusted ride height. Read More...

  • Austube Mills launches new safety campaign

    Structural steel pipe and tube manufacturer, Austube Mills, has revealed the details behind its Codes of Practice safety campaign, which focuses on safe practices both on and off the site. Read More...

  • ATA hosts Brake Compatibility Working Group meeting

    The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has hosted a meeting of the industry Brake Compatibility Working Group, a group which is developing a guide to help operators and workshops to improve compatibility between truck and trailer braking systems. Read More...

  • ABS exemption for A-trailers approved

    The Australian Livestock and Rural Transport Association has been successful in its campaign to amend Australian Design Rule ADR 38/04 ensuring that the general ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) exemption for heavy trailers also applies to A-trailers. Read More...

  • Supply chain and logistics salaries expected to grow

    Supply chain and logistics salaries are expected to rise by 2.7 per cent in 2015 due to an overall improving economy, according to a study by consultancy Robert Walters. Read More...

  • Former Olympic village footbridge in NSW moves to new location

    A large footbridge originally built for the Sydney Olympic village at Homebush will find a new home at a skate park in Moulder Park, Orange in New South Wales. Read More...

  • Tieman rolls out new B-double for Boral

    In all his 25 years of driving trucks, Andrew Bush has rarely contributed to the design and layout of a vehicle. In 2014, however, instead of having him sit behind the wheel, Boral Logistics had Andrew provide valuable input into its latest 25m stainless steel B-double combination built by Tieman. Read More...

  • RMS causes heated debate on licence requirements for heavy combinations

    Roads and Maritime Services caused controversy in the trucking community after confirming that truck drivers operating a prime mover/dolly/low loader combination in New South Wales require a Multi Combination instead of a Heavy Combination licence. Read More...

  • Tieman congratulates Mark Nelson on 40 years of service

    Tieman has honoured one of its longest serving employees, Mark Nelson, after 40 years of service with the bulk tanker specialist. Read More...

  • Roadwest Transport now heading east

    Western Australian transport equipment specialist G&A Lombardi has teamed up with truck sales juggernaut Brown & Hurley to bring the Roadwest brand to the east of Australia. Read More...

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