An industry-first driver simulator is expected to have its first trainees behind the wheel within a matter of weeks. Read more
Queensland’s Peak Downs Highway is set to receive $11.5 million in upgrades that aim to improve safety for heavy vehicles, including road trains.
The wharfies’ union is ramping up industrial action at the Victoria International Container Terminal in Melbourne from later this week. Read more
Steven Lawrie, the truckie tragically killed near the SA-Victoria border last week, is being fondly remembered as a top bloke who was always generous with his time. Read more
Forestry protesters said they had no beef with the log truck drivers, but they were still the ones left paying the price for their recent action at the Artec mill at Bell Bay. Read more
Truckies’ peak training body has doubled down on its call for an urgent overhaul of the driver licensing system.
South Australia Police Commissioner Grant Stevens has instigated his own official inquiry into the management of the main Covid-19 border checkpoint between SA and Victoria. Read more
Recognising the importance of training and educating future leaders, the VTA is encouraging operators to send their younger employees to its State Conference 2021, with a 10% discount on the full conference package for delegates under 30 years of age.
From humble beginnings, starting out from Peter Cochrane’s backyard nearly 50 years ago, express transport and logistics company Cochrane’s Transport has now moved into its new $20 million depot in Gillman, SA.
Although police are still investigating the cause of this morning’s multiple truck crash in Serviceton, the Victorian Transport Assocation is adamant the SA border closure is responsible. Read more