Results from the latest Driving Health Study from Monash University show us that truck driver health in Australia is poor, with drivers more likely to be overweight and be diagnosed with more chronic health conditions than the general population.
At the time of writing this column, Australia is at a seminal moment in its battle against the coronavirus pandemic. The rollout of the national vaccination program is underway and headlines are awash with euphoria that the end of Covid-19 is beginning. It is indeed a tremendous achievement and a credit to the scientific and medical community that an effective vaccine has been developed in record time.
We have a win, there is now some relief for owner-drivers relating to toll roads.
We invited four highly-experienced drivers – Mike Williams, Trevor Warner, Daniel Thomas and Marty De Vos – to take part in our first virtual Roadhouse Roundtable recently. Read more
Today I want to talk about something completely different: our roads and the damage they do to our health and our trucks.
Isn’t it sad that we think we have things so bad, when we have all the essentials of life like food, clothing and shelter, and most of us have a job to go to even if we don’t love it?
Most transport operators are aware of the perceived disparity between heavy vehicle drivers and the rest of the motoring community across a multitude of issues all motorists confront.
Shaping a stronger future for transport workers is the shared responsibility of the industry and the clients who use the industry.
Shaping a stronger future for transport workers is the shared responsibility of the industry and the clients who use the industry. Read more
A great question and it will come with an answer that every operator should consider very carefully. Uninsured losses are many are varied and with every business, the loss circumstances are different.