WA Transport Magazine

WARTA publishes a number of articles in the WA Transport Magazine. Below you will find copies of some of the latest articles, along with other articles of interest. Should you require any additional information regarding any of the articles published by WARTA do not hesitate to contact our office on (08) 9355 3022 or email pr@warta.com.au.

For copies of the full publication and all other enquiries relating to the WA Transport Magazine please contact the publisher Karen-Maree Kaye on (08) 9296 4488 or email karen@angrychicken.com.au

  • 12/14 – Accreditation – Revitalised and coming soon…

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    WATM | December 2014 By Ian King Main Roads WA and the WA Department of Transport are not letting ‘grass grow under our feet’ come 2015. Remember the Compliance and Enforcement Legislation (C&E) implementation will be in full swing early in 2015. This will mean if you do not understand what impact the ‘Chain of Responsibility’ is all about – you are in for a big shock! Remember: Doing nothing is NOT an Option! The next major change or revita...

  • 11/14 – Industry Award Winner Hale Preston-Samson

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    WATM | November 2014 By Russell McKinnon Winner of the – 2013 TWUSUPER Future Leaders Award Working in the family transport business is a far cry from fish farming. Hale Preston-Samson is a young man on a mission with a deep sense of family loyalty. The Samson name has a strong family business history in WA, which stretches back to 1829 when Lionel Samson established his company in Fremantle — a company that is still today in family hands. Sadleirs Lo...

  • 11/14 – A Little Knowledge is Dangerous!

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    WATM | November 2014 By Mike Wood (LATUS) Have you ever heard the term, “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing”? This phrase is widely used in many areas of life and business and describes where things go wrong when there is insufficient knowledge to get it right. Of course, CoR/C&E is exempt from this! NOT! We recently ran a detailed Risk Profiling survey of suppliers both transport suppliers and goods suppliers, effectively the Consignors and Tran...

  • 10/14 – Training: No longer an option

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    WATM | October 2014 By Ian King The requirements of businesses and staff to remain up to date with knowledge are a daily challenge for owners, managers and staff. It’s easy to pick up an informative book but are you really reading and absorbing the information? The introduction of the ‘Dummies Guide’ series of books is one sure way to attract attention and this is really what it’s all about – downloading the information as quickly as possibl...

  • 10/14 – REGULATION VERSUS ROAD SAFETY

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    WATM | October 2014 By Mike Wood (LATUS) As I travel throughout the country speaking on COR, conducting audits etc., I get many comments from people that they have everything in place and they are merely going to transfer it to WA and everything will be OK. I then inform them that the application of CoR/C&E in WA is different to that of the Eastern States. A common retort from them is, “That’ll be right… when the Westies join the real world and fall...