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Mon 11 Mar 2019

A roundabout is not the right solution

A roundabout is not the right solution

NEWS of a re-evaluation of the initial design option for the Bruce Highway-Wide Bay Highway intersection, north of Gympie, was met with mixed reviews.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Who gets a thumbs up from truckies?

Who gets a thumbs up from truckies?

BIG Rigs follower Cherie Caslick gave a big thumbs up to the awesome Burrumbuttock Hay Runners and the truckies delivering hay to struggling farmers.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Fix these problems before tackling more

Fix these problems before tackling more

FIX the problem from the start instead of coming up with more road safety strategies.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Drivers not happy after a Victorian road ban

Drivers not happy after a Victorian road ban

TRUCKIES have slammed the Victorian Government's decision to ban trucks from a key bayside road.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Where is all our rego fees and taxes going?

Where is all our rego fees and taxes going?

"WHEN there is no wine at Parliament House” is when the government will "wake up” says truckie Peter Andrews.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

How will we fix the trucking parking woes?

How will we fix the trucking parking woes?

TRUCKIE Keith Morrell said a recent parking fine highlighted the fact that "council is not providing adequate parking areas for heavy vehicles in their shire”.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

What drivers really think of the RSRT deals

What drivers really think of the RSRT deals

TRUCK driver Tony Bulstrode has hit out at supporters of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

All vehicle rest stops need an urgent upgrade

All vehicle rest stops need an urgent upgrade

"CAN'T just park a truck in a single car spot but you can't park a car and trailer in the same spot either.”

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Drivers not so keen if it is a new toll road

Drivers not so keen if it is a new toll road

QUEENSLAND and interstate truckies were all for the new proposed highway and railway line through Brisbane, but one question was on the tip of their tongues.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

How to fix our crap trucking rest areas

How to fix our crap trucking rest areas

NATROAD called for the government to solve the problem of inadequate Heavy Vehicle Rest Areas, but some pointed out the rest areas aren't the issue.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Truckie points out where problem lies

Truckie points out where problem lies

TRUCKIES have taken issue with Transport Shadow Minister Anthony Albanese's calls for "action on highway safety”.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Tougher laws for the drivers with phones

Tougher laws for the drivers with phones

DRIVERS suggested that there were other things much more distracting than a mobile.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

New Bruce Highway upgrades announced

New Bruce Highway upgrades announced

THE new year brings more safety upgrades on the Bruce Highway, with roadworks now under way on a 4.7km stretch of highway at Chatsworth, north of Gympie.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Who deals with the 'proper' fatigue laws

Who deals with the 'proper' fatigue laws

"PROPER” fatigue does only affect heavy vehicle drivers, yes, said truckie and Big Rigs social media follower Glenn Piper.

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Use Brisbane Urban Corridor, get fined

Use Brisbane Urban Corridor, get fined

KRISTEN Scarr reckons soon "there won't be a bloody truck on the roads and what are they gonna do then?”

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Eating a hot cross bun could get you charged

Eating a hot cross bun could get you charged

ACCORDING to one truckie, "hell will freeze over” before she stops eating hot cross buns.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Near miss on Bendy Bridge not surprising

Near miss on Bendy Bridge not surprising

JOHN Edwards said the recent near miss on the infamous Grafton Bendy Bridge was a perfect example as to why the road toll would never reach zero.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Putting the lives of roadworkers at risk

Putting the lives of roadworkers at risk

POLICE have slammed Midland Highway motorists for ignoring speed limits around roadworks and putting workers' lives at risk.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Truckies caught in a dangerous shortcut

Truckies caught in a dangerous shortcut

TRUCKIE Timothy Leary has encouraged Australians not to "blame all truckies because of a handful doing the wrong thing”.

Thu 24 Jan 2019

What truckies think of new sleeper cabs

What truckies think of new sleeper cabs

KENWORTH's "best truck yet” added a new 600mm aero roof sleeper cab to complement existing options, but, truckies aren't as happy as you'd think they'd be.

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