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Want to know more?

The Truck Buyers Guide is a good start to getting to know the basics. There is a lot more information which can help you, especially around the environmental issues.

Fleet Environmental Programs around the world—what other governments are doing

  • SmartWay—US Environmental Protection Authority sponsored website.
  • Freight Best Practice—UK website funded by the Department for Transport containing information for the freight industry covering topics such as saving fuel, developing skills, equipment and systems, operational efficiency and performance management.
  • FleetSmart—program offered by Natural Resources Canada introducing fleets to energy-efficient practices that can reduce fuel consumption and emissions
  • Carbon Trust—Carbon Management information, toolkits for businesses and individuals.

Industry Bodies—representing the trucking industries.


  1. Freight Best Practice—Assorted Guides, accessed July 2008
  2. Land Transport New Zealand—Heavy Vehicle Selection Guide , accessed July 2008
  3. Australian Trucking Association—Owner Driver Booklet 2007, accessed July 2008
  4. Nitrogen tyre filling system from CAPS Australia—accessed July 2008