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Mon 17 Jun 2019

Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

Australia’s cockiest drivers exposed

New research has revealed that male drivers are more likely to lose their cool behind the wheel, and that millennials have the biggest driving egos.

Director ordered to pay $118,000 after fatal truck collision

Director ordered to pay $118,000 after fatal truck collision

Although relieved to have the long case behind them, truckie's family believes company director got off lightly with his penalty.

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

Cyclist lucky to be alive after riding into truck's path

WATCH: THIS split-second decision by a truckie saved the life of a seemingly oblivious cyclist who rode into the path of his truck in the Brisbane CBD.

Toyota plans outrageous Ferrari rival

Toyota plans outrageous Ferrari rival

You might not know what Gazoo means but the Japanese brand is set to change all that with a range of go-fast models, including a potential HiLux performance version.

WANTED: Quintessential Aussie truckie needed for TV ad

WANTED: Quintessential Aussie truckie needed for TV ad

WELL-KNOWN casting directors Heesom Casting is scouring the state for someone to play a characterful Aussie long-haul truckie type. Could this be you?

Queensland cops say this is all in the 'line of duty'

Queensland cops say this is all in the 'line of duty'

COPS have been caught doing up to more than double the speed limit on their way to emergencies, it can be revealed.

Truckie found guilty of breaking fatigue laws

Truckie found guilty of breaking fatigue laws

A TRUCK driver who unintentionally breached driving fatigue laws on 10 occasions has been fined $5000.

Are you breaking this little-known road rule?

Are you breaking this little-known road rule?

You might not even know it’s an offence, but more than 800 Queensland drivers have been slapped with fines and charges for it in the past five years.

$1 billion to tackle Queensland northside congestion

$1 billion to tackle Queensland northside congestion

THE Palaszczuk Government will commit to build the next stage of the Gateway Motorway upgrade on Brisbane’s north, targeting congestion in the booming region.

Driver cops ‘ridiculous’ $337 fine

Driver cops ‘ridiculous’ $337 fine

Sydney motorist Sheree Panetta was shocked when she copped a $337 fine for breaking a road rule many people would never guess was an offence.

What does this driver love about life on the road?

What does this driver love about life on the road?

TWICE a week for the past 15 years, owner-operator Shawn Coxhill has travelled between outback Winton and Townsville delivering a variety of freight.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Have your say on how to improve access on public roads

Have your say on how to improve access on public roads

The NTC has opened submissions from all interested stakeholders for suggestions on how to improve heavy vehicle access to public roads.

Milk specialist comes to aid of drought-stricken town

Milk specialist comes to aid of drought-stricken town

Family-owned milk carrier comes to the aid of a regional NSW town which is running dangerously low on water.

Holden’s tough updated Colarado can walk the talk

Holden’s tough updated Colarado can walk the talk

The Lion brand’s sales have been in sharp decline but there is light at the end of the tunnel, with a new unlikely hero emerging.

New Hino FE 1426 has a lot to like

New Hino FE 1426 has a lot to like

THE new Hino 500 Series standard cab has been on the market for about six months and, so far, sales have been perhaps even better than Hino might have expected.

App aims to reduce waiting

App aims to reduce waiting

There is enough evidence to support that every truckie who experiences fatigue will place themselves and road users at risk of being involved in a fatal crash.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Truckie's bowser battle in popular NSW tourist town

Truckie's bowser battle in popular NSW tourist town

When a veteran truckie pulled into this popular tourist town for diesel he didn't expect to see so many motorists blatantly disregarding servo signs.

Melissa Weller to head new ATA safety section

Melissa Weller to head new ATA safety section

ATA restructures safety divisions after Justin Fleming's resignation, paving the way for Melissa Weller to head up new section.

The world’s greatest car

The world’s greatest car

This vehicle is synonymous with absolute driving pleasure and the new version is better than ever. To spot the updates you’ll need to look closely.

Top marks for school road safety program in Sydney

Top marks for school road safety program in Sydney

Sydney school gets vital road safety lessons, including the chance to sit behind the wheel of a Mack tipper to make them aware of the importance of visibility.

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