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Wed 22 May 2019

Prime mover crashes into culvert, driver taken to hospital

Prime mover crashes into culvert, driver taken to hospital

LARGE amounts of diesel spilt on the highway after a truck collided with a culvert north of Gin Gin.

Drake Trailers hooks high-profile project

Drake Trailers hooks high-profile project

DRAKE Trailers exclusively represents the internationally-renowned Cometto brand to the Australian market.

Meet Outback Truckers' new star

Meet Outback Truckers' new star

THE main suspect in getting Justin Harrison onto the latest TV series of Outback Truckers (7Plus, from May 28) is one of his children.

Owner-drivers' pay win

Owner-drivers' pay win

OWNER-drivers are celebrating after a new bill was introduced to ensure they are paid correctly, are safer at work and can better look after their businesses.

Kermie's found his new local

Kermie's found his new local

BIG Rigs contributor Graham Harsant (better known as Kermie) shares what he's been up to in Life With Kermie.

Trucking gives Bayden a satisfaction he's never had before

Trucking gives Bayden a satisfaction he's never had before

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Tue 21 May 2019

Review will have an impact for 'decades to come'

Review will have an impact for 'decades to come'

THE ATA’s Safety Committee and Transport and Economics Committee have met today to discuss the ATA’s response to the first issues paper of the HVNL review.

TEST DRIVE: Plenty to like about FD 1126

TEST DRIVE: Plenty to like about FD 1126

HINO is in the midst of a range renewal and which brought us the Hino 500 Series Wide Cab, now the Standard Cab version of the 500 has had the same treatment.

Toolbox talk for truckies heads to the Glitter Strip

Toolbox talk for truckies heads to the Glitter Strip

Truckie Toolbox Talk is a great way to find out the latest when it comes to roads in Queensland and how transport staff can assist in making sure you are...

The Brisbane Truck Show was a resounding success

The Brisbane Truck Show was a resounding success

THE 2019 Brisbane Truck Show wound up on Sunday with almost 10 percent increase in patronage through the doors of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

COURT: Company failed to train driver before fatal crash

COURT: Company failed to train driver before fatal crash

The driver of a truck which crashed at the bottom of the freeway in 2014, killing two people, had not been properly trained by his employer, a court has heard.

Hero truckie: 'I couldn't let him burn'

Hero truckie: 'I couldn't let him burn'

Not many people are prepared to put themselves in harm's way to help others, but truckie Darren Cooke is not like most blokes.

Traffic changes on Pacific, Bruxner highways you should know

Traffic changes on Pacific, Bruxner highways you should know

WORKS on the Bruxner and Pacific Highways will take a couple of days to a couple of weeks, weather permitting.

TWU puts trucking industry on notice: strikes are coming

TWU puts trucking industry on notice: strikes are coming

Undeterred by Labor's election loss, the TWU announces the most concerted push in its history to bolster its bargaining power and put safety and fairness first.

QTA says improved efficiency is vital

QTA says improved efficiency is vital

WE NEED government to be focused on improvement to efficiency as well as safety, including rest areas.

Dave has 'awesome' Road Boss

Dave has 'awesome' Road Boss

DAVE has had a long connection to road transport and reckoned seeing the White for sale was too good an opportunity to pass up.

Jesse can't imagine being anything else

Jesse can't imagine being anything else

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Luke, 21, loves life on the road

Luke, 21, loves life on the road

AT 21, Luke Tracy might be young for an interstate truck driver but he reckons it's just about the best job in the world.

Mon 20 May 2019

New Volvo model has urban safety in its sights

New Volvo model has urban safety in its sights

The Volvo FE LEC is literally a walk up start for applications where the driver leaves the cab multiple times during a shift.

Bunbury crowned Truckline Branch of the Year

Bunbury crowned Truckline Branch of the Year

WA's Bunbury branch beats 21 others from around Australia to win recognition for going above and beyond when it comes to customer satisfaction.

Peak bodies congratulate Coalition on election win

Peak bodies congratulate Coalition on election win

ATA takes opportunity to urge the Coalition to now turn its focus to taking action on improving road safety, with the ultimate aim of zero fatalities.

Man trapped under truck at work site

Man trapped under truck at work site

Emergency crews worked to free a man after he was trapped by a truck that rolled on top of him at a work site in Sydney this morning.

Croner is the latest addition to the UD Trucks' range

Croner is the latest addition to the UD Trucks' range

Local engineers have worked closely with colleagues overseas to adapt the specifications of the new range to suit Australian conditions.

Which car is safe for my P-plater?

Which car is safe for my P-plater?

Melissa wants her son’s hard-earned $14K to go on a safe, reliable car. That doesn’t rule out a funky ride for a 17-year-old.

Spy's interesting conversation with a pilot escort driver

Spy's interesting conversation with a pilot escort driver

OUR Spy brings you the best goss from the road.

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