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Fri 8 Mar 2019

UPDATE: Highway reopened after truck crash.

UPDATE: Highway reopened after truck crash.

Police were called to the scene just after one o'clock this afternoon

Wed 6 Mar 2019

The other victim in dentist murder

The other victim in dentist murder

A truckie is lucky to be alive after the ex-boyfriend of a murdered Sydney dentist slammed his BMW into the 49-year-old’s semi-trailer.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

BUNYIP BUSHFIRE: 'Worse than Black Saturday'

BUNYIP BUSHFIRE: 'Worse than Black Saturday'

FIREFIGHTERS are doing everything in their power to stop the raging bushfire in a Victorian state park.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

WATCH: Truck side-swipes unsuspecting car

WATCH: Truck side-swipes unsuspecting car

NEW South Wales Police Force Chief Inspector Phil Brooks has slammed the actions of a truck driver caught on dashcam who side-swiped a car and didn’t stop.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Truck driver uses blame game in ‘unreal’ road rage story

Truck driver uses blame game in ‘unreal’ road rage story

AN ice-addled truck driver who went on a rampage, running drivers off the road and threatening them with weapons, tried to say he was the “terrorised” victim.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Infuriating AusPost act busted on tape

Infuriating AusPost act busted on tape

Australia Post truck drivers have been repeatedly filmed in a “reckless” act by a motorist who says it’s “only a matter of time before they take someone out”.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

Queensland the truckie death capital

Queensland the truckie death capital

MORE people are dying on Queensland roads in truck crashes compared to the rest of Australia.

Avoid road rage by learning these two rules

Avoid road rage by learning these two rules

It’s one of the most complained-about occurrences on our roads, yet many Australian drivers just can’t seem to grasp this simple road rule.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Smelly rubbish disease risk

Smelly rubbish disease risk

DISGRACEFUL is one of the kindest words truckies have used to describe acts by others who leave rubbish overflowing at rest area bins.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Trial against Qld truckie over freak death aborted

Trial against Qld truckie over freak death aborted

A case has been dropped against a Queensland truck driver charged with the manslaughter of an 80-year-old motorist after allegedly losing control of his load.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

Warnings over 244km/h winds in ‘destructive’ cyclone

THE category 3 Cyclone Oma is powering up and bearing down on Queensland and NSW, and it’s already having a dramatic effect on the coast.

Emoji number plates are coming

Emoji number plates are coming

APPARENTLY there’s no stopping the spread of emoji — and road users are about to start seeing more of the little characters.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Truckie’s not guilty plea over freak ride crash

Truckie’s not guilty plea over freak ride crash

A truck driver accused of failing to properly secure his amusement ride load is on trial for manslaughter after it swung out and killed another motorist.

'Industry is in crisis', says logistics boss

'Industry is in crisis', says logistics boss

TRANSPORT boss Arthur Tzaneros says the industry has hit the floor in regards to rates, payment terms and compliance and can't continue to be sustainable.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

LOGBOOKS: Truckie thinks new drivers need a helpful course

LOGBOOKS: Truckie thinks new drivers need a helpful course

TRUCKIE Martin De Vos shared a controversial idea about logbooks on social media this week.

Father of two Nigel Tilley died in horror crash

Father of two Nigel Tilley died in horror crash

A GO FUND Me page has been set up to help the family of truck driver Nigel Tilley, who was tragically killed the crash south of Coffs Harbour on Wednesday.

Truck, car smash causes delays on Monash Fwy

Truck, car smash causes delays on Monash Fwy

A smash between a truck and a car is causing headaches for drivers on the Monash Fwy this morning.

Stray seal sparks peak hour highway chaos

Stray seal sparks peak hour highway chaos

HOW did the seal cross the road? With a little trouble and a police escort apparently, as this stray sea mammal caused peak hour chaos.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Boy, 9, caught taking early morning joyride on highway

Boy, 9, caught taking early morning joyride on highway

BARLEY able to see over the steering wheel, a young boy was seen swerving over the highway in an early morning joyride.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

EMERGENCY WARNING: Erratic winds fan 'large dangerous fire'

EMERGENCY WARNING: Erratic winds fan 'large dangerous fire'

WARNINGS upgraded with an increase in fire activity.

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