The Green Truck Partnership is an alliance between the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) and the road transport industry and its purpose is to commission agreed independent testing of products that claim to improve the environmental performance of heavy vehicles.
A Steering Group to oversee the Green Truck Partnership has been established and consists of representatives from the road transport industry and government.
The Green Truck Partnership Steering Group is responsible for deciding which products are tested and the agreed protocols for testing.
The purpose of this testing is to assist road transport operators make an informed decision when purchasing products to improve the environmental performance of their heavy vehicle(s).
Representatives of the Green Truck Partnership Steering Group
- Boral Transport
- George Weston Foods
- LNG Refuellers Pty Ltd
- Murray Goulburn Co-Operative
- National Transport Commission
- Office of Environment and Heritage
- Roads and Maritime Services
- Ron Finemore Transport
- Star Track
- Toll Group
- Woolworths Limited
Roads and Maritime Services' Senior Environment Specialist (Air and Greenhouse) and Senior Project Engineer (Technical), Road User Strategic Projects are advisors to the Green Truck Partnership Steering Group.
The following Tests have been conducted:
- Aerodynamic canopies
- Electric standby refrigeration
- Environmental Driver Training
- Prime Mover
- Rigid Vehicle
- Hybrid Technology (General Freight Local Pick-up and Delivery)
- Manual Tyre Inflation Management
Green Truck Partnership Disclaimer
While the information provided under the Green Truck Partnership (GTP) testing program has been compiled with all due care, Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) does not warrant or represent that the information is free from errors or omissions, or that it is exhaustive.
RMS disclaims, to the extent permitted by law, all warranties, representations or endorsements, express or implied, with regard to the information, including but not limited to all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.
Further, RMS does not warrant or accept any liability in relation to the quality, operability or accuracy of the information.
The information is made available on the understanding that RMS and its employees and agents shall have no liability (including but not limited to liability by reason of negligence) to the users of the information for any loss, damage, cost or expense whether direct, indirect, consequential or special, incurred by, or arising by reason of, any person using or relying on the information whether caused by reason of any error, omission or misrepresentation in the information or otherwise.
Users of the information will be responsible for making their own assessment of the information, and RMS accepts no liability for any decisions made or actions taken in reliance upon any of the information. Any such decision or action is made or undertaken at the risk of the user of the information.
Users wishing to rely on the information should seek their own expert advice.
The information provided under the Green Truck Partnership is released under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.