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Thu 12 Dec 2019

Updates on Cunningham and Pacific highways

Updates on Cunningham and Pacific highways

THE Cunningham Highway will remain closed into next week according to a spokesman from Department of Transport and Main Roads.

Isuzu launches aggresive new sales strategy

Isuzu launches aggresive new sales strategy

Despite its unparalleled 30-year domination of the truck market in Australia, Isuzu isn’t resting on its laurels.

6 trucking things to get along to in 2020

6 trucking things to get along to in 2020

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Truckie calls for this suggestion for roadside signage

Truckie calls for this suggestion for roadside signage

I’d like to offer a simple suggestion for Fatigue Management and drivers having the required rest on time with minimal stress of looking for a suitable location

Free driver training program starts in Queensland next year

Free driver training program starts in Queensland next year

A ground-breaking new skills program gets underway early next year that could end up being mandatory for all new truck drivers.

Government removes controversial truck sign after backlash

Government removes controversial truck sign after backlash

There was widespread outrage after our story about a sign asking truckies to turn off their engines so nearby residents could sleep - authorities have listened.

Scott Buchholz: New trucks will attract new drivers

Scott Buchholz: New trucks will attract new drivers

Assistant Minister says new trucks will help attract new workforce after Volvo XXL cab test-drive

Lew shares fond memories

Lew shares fond memories

Lew Couper, legendary former president of the Australian Livestock Transporters Association and foundation member of the Transport Hall of Fame, reflects on almost...

Hino has more than just trucks

Hino has more than just trucks

IF EVER there was an Australian truck brand whose executives were basking in the glow of success, it might just be Hino.

ANTARs key to the Snowy Mountains

ANTARs key to the Snowy Mountains

ALONG with other nationally significant projects such as the Overland Telegraph Line and the Trans-Continental Railway, the Snowy Mountains Scheme is one of...

Kenworth defies trend with bumper sales in November

Kenworth defies trend with bumper sales in November

THE November new truck sales data shows the industry managed to achieve over 3,000 sales again in a calendar month, however, numbers were still well down on the...

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Irish truckies unite  to help our farmers

Irish truckies unite to help our farmers

Irish truckies are rallying again to help our drought-stricken farmers, this time in south-east Queensland.

WA tow truck operators face tough new laws

WA tow truck operators face tough new laws

Minister said she had overwhelming industry support in the state to stamp out the dodgy behaviour.

Class oozes at Castlemaine

Class oozes at Castlemaine

IF CASTLEMAINE Truck Show gets any bigger they’ll have to lobby the council to enlarge the footy ground precinct out at Campbell’s Creek.

Time to Adopt a Truckie again this Christmas

Time to Adopt a Truckie again this Christmas

A TRUCK driver’s wife bullied by trolls hasn’t let them win and has started up her annual Christmas initiative Adopt a Truckie again for 2019.

Test drive: Latest AMT takes Hino 700 to next level

Test drive: Latest AMT takes Hino 700 to next level

The cab and fittings in the Hino 700 may be familiar now, but a new transmission takes driveability, and productivity to the top of the ladder, discovers our...

Bargains galore at pallet sale

Bargains galore at pallet sale

ARE you looking to buy something from MTU, Detroit, Allison Transmission, Mercedes or Donaldson?

This new rest area is perfect

This new rest area is perfect

THINGS are set to get better for truckies travelling through northwest Queensland with the Cloncurry Shire Council wrapping up $2 million worth of work on a new...

Driver input helps law review

Driver input helps law review

Your ideas to help reshape the Heavy Vehicle National Law are already having an impact, says NTC.

Final Euro 5 ACCO leaves production line

Final Euro 5 ACCO leaves production line

IVECO celebrates the end of an era and looks foward to the launch of the new Euro 6 ACCO which begins production in the first quarter of 2020.

12 roads you can't drive on today due to bushfires

12 roads you can't drive on today due to bushfires

HERE is a list of roads closed today due to the continuing bushfire crisis in New South Wales.

Queensland OSOM processing transfers to NHVR

Queensland OSOM processing transfers to NHVR

From this month, operators will have a more consistent approach to road access permits in Queensland that will also allow them to utilise the benefits of the NHVR...

Truckie ‘shaken’ after late night crash

Truckie ‘shaken’ after late night crash

Police were called to reports of a car and truck crash on the Peak Downs Highway

Tue 10 Dec 2019

This is Queensland's first 100 percent electric truck

This is Queensland's first 100 percent electric truck

THE family-run company All Purpose Transport is leading the way, launching the state’s very first 100 per cent electric vehicle today.

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla founder Elon Musk has been filmed fleeing the scene after recklessly knocking over a sign in his company’s weird new Cybertruck.

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