The AAA supports the Australian automotive manufacturing industry, recognising that local manufacturing needs to be viable, but conscious of potential effects on consumers.
Submission on the RIS for the National Heavy Vehicle Braking Strategy Phase 1 - Antilock Braking Systems (ABS)
The AAA supports the introduction of technologies to improve the safety of heavy vehicles and supports the recommendation in the Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) to introduce mandatory Antilock Braking Systems (ABS).
The AAA supports the continuation of the PSO scheme as it encourages the collection and recycling of significant levels of used oil. However, if the scheme is to continue, there are a number of issues which the review should consider.
The AAA urges the Australian Government to use the 2013-14 Federal Budget to provide a direct link between the taxes motorists pay and expenditure on roads; improve long-term infrastructure planning and provide a stronger focus on road safety.
The AAA supports the implementation of an Information Standard for Fuel Price Boards to end motorists confusion and increase the transparency of the cost of fuel.