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Mon 19 Aug 2019

9 transport jobs you could snag right now

9 transport jobs you could snag right now

ARE you looking for a change of scenery and want a new job? Well, here are nine jobs going in the transport industry.

Seatbelt modification shocks cops

Seatbelt modification shocks cops

Police were left “shaking their heads” after they discovered a dangerous seatbelt modification after stopping a speeding ute.

Schedule for Hall of Fame celebrations

Schedule for Hall of Fame celebrations

After the shock departure of the centre's long-time committee, there's good news for over 50 trucking heroes in Alice Springs this weekend.

No more Logan Motorway bottlenecks with highway upgrade

No more Logan Motorway bottlenecks with highway upgrade

TRAFFIC is flowing more smoothly as a two-year project to widen sections of the Logan and Gateway Motorways comes to an end.

Truckie busted with meth in his system

Truckie busted with meth in his system

A truck driver caught behind the wheel of his heavy vehicle with methamphetamine in his system has been ordered off the road.

Truckie struck between the eyes with tyre iron

Truckie struck between the eyes with tyre iron

He hit him as he stepped down from the cabin of his rig.

Business as usual at Rocke Brothers after SCL buy

Business as usual at Rocke Brothers after SCL buy

THE directors of Silk Contract Logistics are excited to announce the acquisition of the Victorian-based wharf carrier, Rocke Brothers.

Glenn ‘Hava Chat’ Ward was a prankster and good Samaritan

Glenn ‘Hava Chat’ Ward was a prankster and good Samaritan

GLENN “Hava Chat” Ward, has been remembered as a prankster and good Samaritan who liked nothing better than helping people.

Ute driver dead after horrific with road train

Ute driver dead after horrific with road train

ONE person has died after a horrific crash between a car and a truck near Longreach this morning.

Sat 17 Aug 2019

4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

WITH only days remaining until the NTC's deadline for ideas on how to improve fatigue management in the HVNL, there were just 16 submissions on file.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

OPERATION RESULTS: Majority of truckies are compliant

OPERATION RESULTS: Majority of truckies are compliant

MORE than 150 heavy vehicles have been inspected during a five-day compliance operation following a fatal crash on the state’s Mid North Coast.

Another police operation targeting road trauma

Another police operation targeting road trauma

RURAL road trauma is the focus of a state-wide police operation launching this weekend.

Could Tony's work diary idea actually work?

Could Tony's work diary idea actually work?

EVERYONE’S got an idea about how the National Work Diary should work, but truckie Tony Fulton might have come up with a solution.

HEART-STOPPING FOOTAGE: Driver u-turns into oncoming traffic

HEART-STOPPING FOOTAGE: Driver u-turns into oncoming traffic

SHOCKING footage of a driver performing a uturn on a highway into oncoming traffic has stunned social media users.

Toowoomba Bypass: 'We will have to start charging more'

Toowoomba Bypass: 'We will have to start charging more'

SMALL rural trucking companies will be forced to hitch up their prices in order to afford the toll when the Toowoomba Bypass opens next month.

Mine truck gets makeover for worthy cause

Mine truck gets makeover for worthy cause

Why a painted truck named 'Jasper' is making a big impact on a CQ mine site

ATA says this will lower costs and boost jobs

ATA says this will lower costs and boost jobs

IMPROVED heavy vehicle access will lower costs for Australian consumers and boost jobs, Australian Trucking Association chair Geoff Crouch said.

Australian roads are a joke

Australian roads are a joke

THE roads in this country, including the new ones, are a joke.

TSRC tolls are just the beginning

TSRC tolls are just the beginning

THIS is a better outcome than I envisaged, as I feared that it would be much higher.

Josh loves his Isuzu Gigamax

Josh loves his Isuzu Gigamax

"I REALLY like this truck, it was originally a prime mover, but now been stretched out to a long rigid, which, towing a tag trailer, proves perfect for our work

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