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Fri 18 Jan 2019

Concrete truck driver airlifted after rollover

Concrete truck driver airlifted after rollover

A 61-year-old cement truck driver has been airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital after his truck rolled on the Bruce Hwy at Isis Central.

Coast's Bruce Hwy speed limit to increase by 30km/h by 2020

Coast's Bruce Hwy speed limit to increase by 30km/h by 2020

The Sunshine Coast stretch of the Bruce Highway will see a 30km/h speed limit increase before the end of 2020.

Major truck route upgrade fuels fear about safety, pollution

Major truck route upgrade fuels fear about safety, pollution

RESIDENT concerned a new $790,000 route outside his front door will drive up risks for neighbours and other drivers.

Hyundai reveals hardcore racer to showcase coupe performance

Hyundai reveals hardcore racer to showcase coupe performance

Feisty new coupe is just the latest tyre-frying model from the South Korean maker’s growing N performance brand.

New Jeep Wrangler arrives in Australia with big price rise

New Jeep Wrangler arrives in Australia with big price rise

American brand’s off-road warrior arrives in Australia with a steep price rise but it still misses some vital equipment.

What is important to the NHVR in 2019?

What is important to the NHVR in 2019?

I’m expecting another busy year, and our heavy vehicle access team looks forward to engaging with all operators as we continue to work to grow productivity.

What will really help with driver fatigue?

What will really help with driver fatigue?

"ALL the electronics in the world simply will not solve fatigue problems in our industry.”

Ian's got no regrets at all

Ian's got no regrets at all

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

Stop having a dig at us young ones

Stop having a dig at us young ones

NOONE has the time to teach all of this stuff as there is money to be made and that seems to be more important!

Roads melt as heatwave escalates

Roads melt as heatwave escalates

Australia’s extreme heatwave continues to bake parts of the country, even melting a NSW highway — and the oppressive heat is set to get worse.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

New access road to Pacific Highway to open today

New access road to Pacific Highway to open today

AS PART of the new Grafton bridge project, the new access road will open from the Pacific Highway to Iolanthe St

Caravans fill up the rest areas on holiday

Caravans fill up the rest areas on holiday

LOCAL police need to hit up caravan drivers with on the spot fines.

Will we be fighting the same battles with the same results?

Will we be fighting the same battles with the same results?

AS WE move into 2019, we all must wonder what the next 12 months holds in store for the trucking industry.

Truck driver arrested over fatal Coorong hit-run

Truck driver arrested over fatal Coorong hit-run

A Mount Gambier truck driver has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged hit-and-run which killed a cyclist in the Coorong.

Son’s death will ‘haunt’ dad for rest of life

Son’s death will ‘haunt’ dad for rest of life

Ryan Pringle was doing what he loved, riding up front in his dad’s truck just days after Christmas. It would be the last time he’d do it.

Truck driving is the job for Andrew

Truck driving is the job for Andrew

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

Ford and Volkswagen to team up to build utes

Ford and Volkswagen to team up to build utes

Australia’s second most popular vehicle will form the basis of a new two-make ute offensive.

Ford reveals most powerful Mustang yet

Ford reveals most powerful Mustang yet

New street-legal pony car will have supercar beating performance thanks to a supercharged V8.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

NSW truckie sheds 60kg, turns life around

NSW truckie sheds 60kg, turns life around

BRENDON Milliner's 60kg plus weight loss was so dramatic some family members barely recognised him.

‘You’re putting the lives of roadworkers at risk’

‘You’re putting the lives of roadworkers at risk’

Police have slammed Midland Highway motorists for ignoring speed limits around roadworks. Find out how many have been booked.

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