National News

Wed 15 Oct 2014

Tue 14 Oct 2014

Dob in rogue dumpers

LAST TUESDAY, the NSW Courts handed down a $225,000 fine to a rogue tip truck owner driver caught illegally dumping 90 tonnes of asbestos-contaminated building...

Mon 13 Oct 2014

One over-indulged birthday boy

OFTEN (like now), I sit down in front of the typewriter (oh sorry, they’re laptops now, aren’t they?) to write this column and the brain cells just refuse to work.

Sun 12 Oct 2014

I SPY: Sober for October

ALCOHOL will be on the banned list for hundreds or truckies from around Australia during October.

Sat 11 Oct 2014

Juggling the load

THE juggling act to balance mass on heavy vehicles will be easier for many operators with the introduction of the one-tonne Tri-Axle Mass Transfer Allowance.

Retaining lawyers can save grief

THOSE in the industry would now be well aware of the practical implementation of the new Heavy Vehicle National Law operative within New South Wales, Queensland,...

Fri 10 Oct 2014

The Western Star of the show

AT THE Brisbane Truck Show in 2013, Western Star displayed its best show truck to date and won the award it was built for.

Thu 9 Oct 2014

Thu 2 Oct 2014

Mon 29 Sep 2014

Shining a light

THIS year’s Lights on the Hill memorial service in Gatton (Queensland) will see the patrons using the newly upgraded wall for the first time.

Sun 28 Sep 2014

Tribunal faces the axe

TRANSPORT Workers’ Union members have been taking time out from behind the wheel to visit Federal MPs to discuss Safe Rates and the need to protect the Road Safety...

Sat 27 Sep 2014

I Spy: Instant Millionaire

SOME years ago, a well-known truckie became an instant millionaire after winning a major lotto prize.


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