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Mon 9 Sep 2019

What truckies think of diaries

What truckies think of diaries

EVERY truckie has an opinion about the work diary and no one is right or wrong.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

What do you think of roadhouse meals?

What do you think of roadhouse meals?

THE standard of roadhouse meals was a hot topic on the Big Rigs Facebook page recently.

Thu 5 Sep 2019

We can't agree how to help

We can't agree how to help

WHILE truckies all are under the consensus that something needs to be done about the grey nomads, when it comes down to what exactly, their views are mixed.

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Let us manage it ourselves

Let us manage it ourselves

FATIGUE isn't a 'one-size-fits-all' approach and truck drivers are sick of it being treated like machines.

Fri 30 Aug 2019

Park up during the night? Some say yes

Park up during the night? Some say yes

THE reaction to a truckie's suggestion that drivers park up during the hours of 11pm and 7am was divided.

Thu 29 Aug 2019

We're all for the new Toowoomba Bypass

We're all for the new Toowoomba Bypass

WHILE many drivers have had negative reactions to the news of the cost of tolls on the new Toowoomba Bypass, some can't wait to use it.

Wed 28 Aug 2019

Drivers love Steve the outback truckie

Drivers love Steve the outback truckie

TRUCKIES can't get enough of the Outback Truckers legend Steve Graham.

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Friendly wave good for truckie mateship

Friendly wave good for truckie mateship

IT'S a different game these days, but there are still some truckies who maintain the mateship part of the industry.

Mon 26 Aug 2019

It's not safe policing, it's revenue raising

It's not safe policing, it's revenue raising

THERE needs to be a little grace when it comes to work diaries, said Shannon Jeffes.

Fri 23 Aug 2019

Training needed to understand diaries

Training needed to understand diaries

LIKE it or not, the work diary is a tool of the trade.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Residents furious over this silly thing?

Residents furious over this silly thing?

TRUCKIES have been left flummoxed by the news that residents are furious about trucks carting sand through suburban streets to replenish Adelaide beaches.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Caravanners need a licence say truckies

Caravanners need a licence say truckies

WHILE truckies have countless pearls of wisdom to offer caravanners, many think the answer to the grey nomad problem is licencing.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Cattle trucks not the problem

Cattle trucks not the problem

DRIVERS were not impressed by comments from a Melbourne councillor calling for livestock trucks to be banned from a city route.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

We need to be treated better

We need to be treated better

A LETTER from a truckie asking if drivers were just a "disposable commodity” struck a chord with our readers.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Why we don't attract drivers

Why we don't attract drivers

IT'S NOT that truckies are totally against work diaries, but it's the fines and points attached to the use of work diaries that riles them up, says one truckie.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Truckies: We don't want tolls

Truckies: We don't want tolls

THE response to the announcement of the prices for the new Toowoomba Bypass have been mixed.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Our roads not good enough

Our roads not good enough

IF YOU think our roads are in top shape, think again, says this Aussie truck driver.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

Stop buying all these high-tech patrol cars

Stop buying all these high-tech patrol cars

ANOTHER day, another high-tech police highway patrol car.

Fri 2 Aug 2019

Deaths must be workplace incidents

Deaths must be workplace incidents

WORKSAFE in Western Australia is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues for commercial vehicle drivers.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Truckies happy for a Razorback memorial

Truckies happy for a Razorback memorial

BIG Rigs readers were thrilled to hear Wollondilly Shire Council was doing something to honour the memory of the Razorback Blockade.

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