Whether you get your food or other needs from a shop or get it home delivered, you are relying on the freight industry. Measures are now being considered as to how to protect this industry, especially the drivers, from the Coronavirus epidemic.
In the UK they have suspended all drivers tests for three months to avoid personal interaction.
The Australian trucking association wants an increase in the asset write-off, a 12 month guarantee for equipment loan repayments and setting the road user charge to zero.
Removing tolls on the soon to be opened new motorway in Sydney is also being requested.
There is also a push to allow trucks to deliver to loading bays throughout the night.
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