Loadman Offers New Smart OBM System

Transport Certification Australia today announced Loadmass (Loadman Australia) has obtained type-approval for a Smart On-board mass (OBM) system. Smart OBM systems are digitally connected on-board weighing systems that enable new productivity and safety initiatives using applications of the National Telematics Framework (NTF). All Smart OBM systems are type-approved by TCA. The benefit to transport operators…

What happens if a truck is overweight?

When a person gets a bit overweight, nothing much happens. They’ll go on a diet, they’ll exercise and eventually they’ll shed a couple of kilos. They won’t be committing an offence or cop a fine as a result of that offence. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for when a truck is overweight. Exceeding the…

What is the chain of responsibility in the transport industry?

If you’re in the transport industry, you’ll hear three particular words all the time. Nope, it’s not “stupid bloody caravans”, even though we understand how frustrating they can be for truck drivers on the road. It’s ‘chain of responsibility’. What are we talking about when we say ‘chain of responsibility’? It’s a concept that’s outlined…

What are the four HVNL regulations?

If you’re in the transport industry, something you’ll hear about frequently is the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL). It is the set of laws that regulate heavy vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, ACT, South Australia and Tasmania. There are four main regulations in the HVNL, each of…

2021 Brisbane Truck Show

Every day gets us closer to the 2021 Brisbane Truck Show, where Loadmass Australia will once again be pulling out the big guns. Held at the Brisbane Exhibition Centre from May 13 to 16, the Loadmass crew will be there to provide info on our products and services and answer any questions about what we…

Load Scale Innovations

Loadman Australia has recently deployed new solutions to meet the latest demand in operator requirements. Always innovative, we have recently created a new housing for the Loadman LM200 meter. We now offer the option of having the LM200 meter housed in a newly designed DIN slot for in-dash flush mounting. This clever design provides a…