Month: December 2016

Christmas Time Again

The Directors and Staff of AFM wish all in the Industry a safe and Merry Christmas. Our thoughts are with those who won’t be with their families at this time but we know without you, many of us would not have a Christmas. May the New Year bring you health and prosperity.

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What happened in 2016 – The New Diary Course

In the year almost gone AFM introduced a new course TLIE3028 – Complete a Work Diary in the Road Transport Industry. As participation in this course continues to grow, the need for it has become increasingly apparent. From the log pages we have received as well as the exercise completed as part of the course

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What happened in 2016 – Austroads Complete a Study on the Future of Urban Transport

With Road Transport expected to increase by 44.8% by 2020-21, Austroads commissioned a study of how the needs of the Industry would need to be addressed to cope with this future expected volume. The study included such things as destination, routes and vehicle types. It concluded that more vehicles such as B-Triples, A-Doubles and HPFV’s

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Falsifying your log book entries

A recent story related to AFM concerned a driver under BFM that arrived at his destination at the limit of his work time. Upon arrival he entered his work time as finishing at his arrival time. However, the truck still needed to be unloaded and re-loaded for the return journey. He finally went to bed

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