NHVR welcomes new ATA chief


The NHVR has welcomed the appointment of new Australian Trucking Association (ATA) CEO Michael Deegan.

NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto said the NHVR staff looked forward to working with Mr Deegan to continue to support the delivery of a modern heavy vehicle reform agenda.

“Michael has decades of experience across infrastructure and transport in Australia and has delivered many positive and practical outcomes for industry," Mr Petroccitto said.

“He joins the ATA at a pivotal time, as we work towards delivering a forward-looking heavy vehicle law to support improved safety and enhanced productivity. 

“I look forward to working alongside Michael, ATA Chairman David Smith and the ATA staff to ensure we deliver the best outcomes for the hundreds of thousands of workers that keep Australia moving every day.”

Mr Petroccitto also thanked interim CEO Bill McKinley for his dedication and ongoing engagement over the past few months.

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