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Transport News

Transport News is a monthly newsletter that is aimed at keeping the Australian road transport industry and their suppliers informed on the latest policies and legislation. The newsletter consists of short articles on the most important changes and other information that we consider worthy of attention.

The most recent editions of the newsletter are available from the TEAM web site and are available for viewing and or down load by clicking on the Date of issue.

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Date Contents


July 2006
  • Concessional Mass Limits
  • Fuel Tax Credits for Heavy Diesel Vehicles
  • Preparing For NHVAS Audits
November 2004
  • Gauging your Weight
  • Trucking in Victoria
October 2004
  • Codes of Practice Re-Issued by Transport SA
  • Chain of Responsibility: Legal Liabilities
  • Turning People On
  • Fitness for Duty and Fatigue
September 2004
  • Green Vehicle Guide
  • AutoSTOP Rollover
  • Contact Details for SA Gazette Notices
  • Don't die for a deadline - tips for safe driving
July-August 2004
  • EzyReg On-Line Service Centre
  • The On-Line NTC Bulletins and Fact Sheets
  • CVIAQ Guidelines
  • VSB6-National Code of Practice: Heavy Vehicle Modifications
  • New Restricted Access Vehicle Inspection Scheme
  • B-Double Updates
May/June 2004
  • New Restricted Access Vehicle Inspection Scheme
  • TEAM Welcomes their newest member, Anna Pigliacelli
  • 14.9 metre Refrigerated Trailers
  • Safe Handling Freight: Safe Handling Contract Letters
  • Load Restraint Guide Revised
April 2004
  • Driver Fatigue - Avoiding Drive Home Collision.
  • Facts about driver fatigue.
  • Safe Handling of Freight: Recording Training.
  • Overhanging Loads
  • Registration Code Confusion?
  • Services Provided by TEAM.
March 2004
  • Packing & unpacking shipping containers and enclosed trailers
  • ADR Changes
  • Heater Hose Problems
  • Chain of Responsibility
  • Fatigue Management
  • Safe Handling of Freight: Developing Safe Operating Procedures
February 2004
  • Tyre fitting safety guide.
  • Asbestos banned in workplaces & vehicle components.
  • Safe Handling of Freight: Safer Handling of Freight Procedure.
  • Falls prevention.
  • TruckSafe Operators based in SA, WA and NT: Transition into NHVAS.
  • Legal Stuff: Chain of Responsibility.
January 2004
  • National Transport Commission opens its doors.
  • Tech Talk: Driveline maintenance warning.
  • New Driver Medical Examination Guidelines.


We suggest that you do not act solely on the basis of the material contained in this site because the items herein are comments of a general nature only and may be liable to misinterpretation in a particular circumstance. Also changes to legislation and policy occur quickly. We therefore recommend that our advice be sought before acting on any of this information.