Most drivers Spy speaks to feel there is an overall shortage of rest areas around Oz, especially ones with facilities for truckies. Read more
Owner-driver Kym Starkey and his partner Jo Lindsay, who used to drive dump trucks, have run the Little Topar Roadhouse in NSW, 80km east of Broken Hill for the past 22 months.
Some drivers who travel regularly along the east coast of Tasmania which has numerous tight corners are concerned they have not been contactable on their UHF, reports our Spy on The Road.
For the past 20 years veteran owner-operator Bunny Brown has delivered Big Rigs newspapers from his base at Adelong in NSW to roadhouses and businesses at towns. Read more
Reconstruction work underway on the Gregory Development Road in Queensland, between Charters Towers and the Lynd Junction, will continue until Friday October 23.
A truckie who stopped in a small town to use a toilet in an area that sees many B-doubles pass through was shocked when he returned to his vehicle and saw he had been fined.
Spy has heard from some truckies that busy Campbell Town, on the Midlands or Heritage Highway in Tasmania, may have a road built to bypass the town – however the topic has caused some debate.
Truckies travelling along Tassie’s Bass Highway near Smithton weren’t too happy to see a small government gazetted truck parking area blocked off.
The current COVID-19 pandemic has brought strict border closures that are being enforced across the nation, and it seems this has led to some people asking ludicrous requests from truckies, even going as far as asking to be sneaked across the border.