The NHVR has approved MTData’s Talon and Swift system, running on either a Samsung Galaxy Active Tab or Samsung Galaxy Active Tab 2, as a fourth Electronic Work Diary (EWD) option. Read more
The Driver Reviver sites operating at rest areas around Australia over the holiday period play an important role in fatigue management and road safety, but it seems not all are welcoming truckies with open arms.
Former truckie-turned Senator, Glenn Sterle, has mixed feelings about the introduction of the EWD alternative for truckies from December 1.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has repealed the prohibition notice issued to Melbourne-based Punjab Roadtrains Pty Ltd, trading as Auswide Transport Solutions, and associated company Southern Cross Freight Lines Pty Ltd. Read more
Fatigue affects us all, and is a key safety challenge for heavy vehicle drivers and operators. The NHVR will be hosting webinars centred around fatigue choices today and Thursday as part of National Road Safety Week.
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has today issued a prohibition notice to Melbourne-based Punjab Roadtrains Pty Ltd trading as Auswide Transport Solutions following an investigation into fatigue management and other safety issues. Read more
Truckies now have a choice in how they record their work and rest hours, with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator approving the first Electronic Work Diaries (EWD) for use from December 1. Read more
Truck friendly caravanner Ken Wilson is calling for clearer signage – along with consistent and more definitive legislation – to help stamp out the on-going misuse of truckies’ rest areas. Read more
When a NSW truck driver contacted Big Rigs to vent his frustration at being fined for a work diary breach, we shared his story online and it garnered a huge reaction, with many truckies sharing similar stories.