Inside the January Issue of ATN


Issue #327 of ATN goes on sale on the 24th of December, here’s a look at what’s new this month.

For this issue, Matt Wood proves his versatility, testing out the ultra heavy-duty Mercedes-Benz Actros SLT, the Fiat Ducato van, as well as Combilift’s brand new lightweight straddle carrier, the Combi-SC.

We have a feature that focuses on the question of why rigid truck and truck and dog fatalities are on the rise. Rob Mckay talks to legal experts to investigate the Kirk case in NSW, which was thought to have ended conveyor-belt safety convictions because of an accident.

Steve Skinner explores the debate around Antilock Braking Systems and Electronic Braking Systems, including some of the "myths and realities" addressed at the recent ATA/Paccar Technical and Maintenance Conference in Melbourne.

Steve also speaks to Bandag’s business manager, Greg Nielsen, and brings back some great tips on tyre maintenance.

On the logistics side of things, Ruza Zivkusic-Aftasi visits Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, and investigates how it plans to take their business nationwide.

Anna Game-Lopata looks at all the improvements that WA Freight Group has implemented to handle their growing business.

All this, plus heaps more is available in the January Issue of ATN. Pick up a copy now, or click here to subscribe and have it sent straight to your door.

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