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Fri 21 Sep 2018

Making trucks fit for Australian conditions

Making trucks fit for Australian conditions

IN THE world of transport, Australia is a unique place. Truck companies can combine knowledge and development with the expertise and innovation of their home.

Lots of opportunities for women, says scholarship winner

Lots of opportunities for women, says scholarship winner

WHILE Thomasin Keogh endured an exhausting health battle, she refused to let the ordeal get in the way of her work at Wickham Freight Lines.

Police raid Banksmeadow company after fiery M5 crash

Police raid Banksmeadow company after fiery M5 crash

POLICE are raiding a truck company in Sydney's south after one of its vehicles crashed and burst into flames leading to Wednesday's traffic debacle on the M5.

Drivers reveal tips for improved safety on job

Drivers reveal tips for improved safety on job

THINGS aren't quite the same today, the long-serving Ross Transport tipper expert lamented at a Voice of the Driver workshop in Melbourne.

Industry answers audit SOS

Industry answers audit SOS

FOR what seems like the last 15 years at meetings and conferences, Steve Shearer has been hearing gripes about the number of audits suffocating the industry.

M1 MESS: 'That road is useless'

M1 MESS: 'That road is useless'

NEWS of the Queensland Government's failure to fix traffic congestion on the M1 between Brisbane and the Gold Coast is a surprise to no one.

Mark's Isuzu a 'one-stop-shop'

Mark's Isuzu a 'one-stop-shop'

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

Country rock and pub classics keep Brad going

Country rock and pub classics keep Brad going

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

Lowood Truck Show: 'What a great show'

Lowood Truck Show: 'What a great show'

AT the recent truck show in Lowood, a great day was had by all.

'Mad Dog' is a most unusual traveller

'Mad Dog' is a most unusual traveller

THOUSANDS of truckies have helped Australia's most unusual traveller Kevin "Mad Dog” Mudford who is walking around the country pulling a cross on a wheel.

8 top truckin' things to do

8 top truckin' things to do

HERE'S some of the what's on and what's coming up events that will let you plan ahead.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

BIG RIGS PODCAST: We're back with Season Three!

BIG RIGS PODCAST: We're back with Season Three!

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

Trains, traffic delayed as truck hits bridge

Trains, traffic delayed as truck hits bridge

A BRIDGE strike at Chelmer has halted both rail and road traffic in the area.

First glimpse of Mercedes' F1-powered Project One hypercar

First glimpse of Mercedes' F1-powered Project One hypercar

GERMAN brand gives first taste of its new hypercar which uses a combination of petrol-electric engines producing in excess of 740kW.

Helping truckies help farmers

Helping truckies help farmers

FROM midnight tonight, it will be easier for trucking operators to deliver hay and fodder to drought-affected farmers.

How Google plans to invade your car

How Google plans to invade your car

THE tech giant is not content with dominating your smartphone.

Far North community to farewell Chris Kurzy

Far North community to farewell Chris Kurzy

THE Far North community will tomorrow farewell Frederick Christopher Kurz after he died in a horror truck crash on the Kennedy Highway near Mareeba.

Truckie hasn't seen anything 'quite like this'

Truckie hasn't seen anything 'quite like this'

IMAGINE this: you’re just trying to do your job, deliver your load and get home. But then you see an idiot on the road doing something stupid in front of you.

Melbourne's monster freeway

Melbourne's monster freeway

CAN you imagine driving on a freeway that's made up of 20 lanes of traffic? Yeah, you read that right.Twenty. Two. Zero.

Let's make the right people responsible

Let's make the right people responsible

AS I write this column, the news has come through that two transport workers have died in a head-on crash in North Queensland.

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