Truckers renew calls for larger trucks, review of registration charges

Truckers renew calls for larger trucks, review of registration charges
A B-double.

A B-double.

The existing road funding and planning system is broken, despite the serious efforts of the Australian Government to fix it, the chairman of the Australian Trucking Association, David Simon, said today.

Mr Simon was launching an independent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers into the road planning, funding and charging system.

In a televised address to the National Press Club, Mr Simon congratulated the current government and its Infrastructure Minister, Anthony Albanese, for establishing the NHVR, Infrastructure Australia and consulting effectively with industry.

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