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Fri 16 Nov 2018

How you can defend a red-light ticket

How you can defend a red-light ticket

We asked an expert for advice on what to do if you feel the penalty is unwarranted

Spread the word about Wave at a Truckie Day

Spread the word about Wave at a Truckie Day

THE founder of Wave at a Truckie Day, Doug Kirby, doesn't care where you live in Australia but he would love people of all ages to participate in the event.

Road train water drillers deliver hope for farmers

Road train water drillers deliver hope for farmers

ANTHONY and Danyelle Haigh are making the most of a rare sojourn at home in Allora when Big Rigs caught up with Australia's busiest water drillers.

'Straight up ridiculous' fatigue laws need fix: KAP

'Straight up ridiculous' fatigue laws need fix: KAP

AUSTRALIA'S fatigue management laws are "straight out ridiculous” says Katter's Australian Party Queensland State Leader and Traeger MP Robbie Katter.

Paul looks on the bright side, no matter what

Paul looks on the bright side, no matter what

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

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Meet some of Victoria's best truckies

Meet some of Victoria's best truckies

WELCOME to another episode of your favourite source of information on all things trucking, The Big Rigs Podcast.

Time for a crackdown on payment terms, says NatRoad

Time for a crackdown on payment terms, says NatRoad

Lengthy payment terms increase financial and administration costs, reduce the potential for growth and investment, and ultimately add to business uncertainty.

Lindsay Brothers mourn driver's death

Lindsay Brothers mourn driver's death

LINDSAY Brothers staff are reeling after the shocking death of one of the company's drivers on a run from Queensland to Coffs Harbour.

RACING ROAD TEST: France’s answer to Porsche Cayman

RACING ROAD TEST: France’s answer to Porsche Cayman

THE resurrected niche sports car brand is taking the fight to Porsche and surpasses it in this one important area.

Guess who’s building a luxury SUV now

Guess who’s building a luxury SUV now

A FAMED British sports car maker has joined the growing number of brands branching out into off-road vehicles.

Mackay Council back new parking fee for trucks

Mackay Council back new parking fee for trucks

Mackay Regional Council still to decide on logistics of new local law affecting heavy vehicle parking.

CAUTION: Truck breakdown blocks lane of Pacific Highway

CAUTION: Truck breakdown blocks lane of Pacific Highway

DRIVERS should take extra care when travelling north on on the highway this morning.

Can you answer this road rule puzzle?

Can you answer this road rule puzzle?

A quiz asking drivers to choose which car has right of way is leaving Aussies stumped, with the majority unable to figure out the right answer.

Get your skin checked - even in Tassie

Get your skin checked - even in Tassie

OUR Spy brings you the best goss from the road.

TWU: Crash not isolated incident

TWU: Crash not isolated incident

MOUNT Ousley is the only way in and out of Wollongong and Port Kembla for heavy vehicles.

Truckies thoughts on wages

Truckies thoughts on wages

"IS THERE a decent quid to be made driving trucks?”

Marty is 'living the dream'

Marty is 'living the dream'

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

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Give us more room to sleep, pleads truckie

Give us more room to sleep, pleads truckie

HOW are you supposed to manage your fatigue when you’re sleeping in what feels like a shoebox?

Truck driver killed in horror crash that went undiscovered

Truck driver killed in horror crash that went undiscovered

A truck driver has been killed in a late night motorway crash that was not discovered until the following morning.

Future leaders lobby Canberra to fix driver shortage

Future leaders lobby Canberra to fix driver shortage

Trucking's brightest stars put the big issues to politicians during an intensive three-day forum in the nation's capital.

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