David Simon Addresses National Press Club
Chairman, Australian Trucking Association
April 3, 201311.30am - 1.30pm
"Australian Trucking: Safe, Professional, Essential"
David Simon is the chairman of the Australian Trucking Association, the peak body representing trucking operators. In addition, David is the managing director of Simon National Carriers, which provides premium transport and logistics services. In his address to the National Press Club David discussed current and future improvements to industry safety, effects of the new National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, the possibility to use workable road charges to upgrade freight routes along with the industry's agenda for the 2013 federal election, including Government plans to extend the carbon tax to truck fuel.