Do operators need Performance-Based Standards if they have a road train prime mover? Tiger Spider takes a closer look.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is committed to the ongoing success of Performance-Based Standards (PBS) to ensure it continues to deliver safety and productivity benefits for the heavy vehicle industry.
Victorian transport company, Total Logistic Solutions (TLS), has recently taken delivery of several 36-pallet double drop deck Titeliners from Vawdrey Australia which will see extensive service from depot-to-depot along the eastern seaboard.
Vawdrey Australia will be presenting its latest temperature-controlled Iceliner range and Performance-Based Standards (PBS) innovations at the upcoming Brisbane Truck Show.
Route assessors and Performance-Based Standards (PBS) specialists may be interested in the latest asset management guidance for road bridges via Austroads.
In spite of a decidedly lacklustre year on a number of fronts, the uptake of Performance-Based Standards (PBS) by a broad cross section of the trucking industry has continued unabated as operators seek out ways to improve productivity and efficiency. PBS is a world-leading program that enables Australia’s heavy vehicle industry to use the most productive vehicles for specific freight tasks. It fosters innovation in vehicle design to improve productivity while achieving safer operation and making minimal impact on road infrastructure.
Optimised efficiency in a mineral haulage operation is being realised by Kalgoorlie-based MLG Oz with its new B-quin combination manufactured by Bruce Rock Engineering.
Kelvin Baxter Transport at Berrigan in southern New South Wales has received a Performance-Based Standards aluminium tip-over-axle (TOA) A-double combination from Bulk Transport Equipment (BTE) at Toowoomba.