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Wed 21 Aug 2019

Two motorcyclists die in separate crashes with trucks

Two motorcyclists die in separate crashes with trucks

VICTORIAN Police are investigating a fatal crash in Epping last night.

Super Trucks back in action

Super Trucks back in action

With the sport in a rebuilding phase truck racing will be a force to be reckoned with in coming years.

'They knew they were going under and called me out anyway'

'They knew they were going under and called me out anyway'

A mechanic was gobsmacked to hear that Carlswood Transport, one of his reliable customers, had gone into administration just hours after he'd fixed their truck.

Caravanners need a licence say truckies

Caravanners need a licence say truckies

WHILE truckies have countless pearls of wisdom to offer caravanners, many think the answer to the grey nomad problem is licencing.

Superload stars share secrets to moving monster

Superload stars share secrets to moving monster

MOVING close to 300 tonnes by road is something that troubles even the biggest prime movers.

Industry and military join forces in WA

Industry and military join forces in WA

AUSTRALIA'S most significant export assets are largely grouped in and around the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of northwest Western Australia.

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Autonomous Emergency Braking identified as safety essential

Autonomous Emergency Braking identified as safety essential

A new report recommends the adoption of AEB across the new heavy vehicle fleet as the best technology for reducing rear impact crashes involving trucks.

I own my truck, so why do I have to insure it?

I own my truck, so why do I have to insure it?

THIS question is a lot more commonly asked than most punters would probably realise.

Truck driver to appear in court over fatal crash

Truck driver to appear in court over fatal crash

A 31-YEAR-OLD man from Helidon will appear in court after investigation into a fatal traffic crash near Toowoomba just after Christmas last year.

Queensland transport company enters liquidation

Queensland transport company enters liquidation

A LOCKYER Valley transport and haulage company has gone into liquidation after being unable to pay debts as they were due.

How important is driving a truck to you?

How important is driving a truck to you?

An industry-first study aiming to help injured truckies find new jobs wants to hear from you about your experiences behind the wheel.

NHVR say drivers feel like they're being hunted

NHVR say drivers feel like they're being hunted

NEW laws should allow operators with good fatigue safety systems more flexibility to manage fatigue risks, according to NHVR’s submission to the HVNL review.

Wear your flannies to say goodbye to Brenden

Wear your flannies to say goodbye to Brenden

THE Adelaide community will farewell driver Brenden Giles on Friday, August 23.

Crash turns Bruce Highway into 'absolute carpark'

Crash turns Bruce Highway into 'absolute carpark'

A man has been hospitalised and traffic is at a standstill after a truck and bicycle incident on a major Coast road early this morning.

Truck drivers are human, not machines: ATA

Truck drivers are human, not machines: ATA

ANY changes to fatigue management in the national truck laws must treat drivers like humans – not machines, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

Gold Coast truckie ‘may never walk again’ after crash

Gold Coast truckie ‘may never walk again’ after crash

A Queensland truck driver involved in a fatal head-on crash may never be able to walk again after breaking both legs.

Judge concedes log books could be a lot clearer

Judge concedes log books could be a lot clearer

A TRUCKIE may have lost his appeal in the SA Supreme Court for a paperwork diary breach, but he scored a win of sorts for those lobbying for changes.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Queensland caravanner on a mission to help all truckies

Queensland caravanner on a mission to help all truckies

A self-funded education program is hoping to make caravanners and RV drivers more truck-friendly on our busy roads.

Truckie was a great member of the community

Truckie was a great member of the community

The truck driver killed in a fiery crash in the Somerset region last week is being remembered as a "gentleman' and a "wonderful man"

Freight giants begin discussions with new Sydney airport

Freight giants begin discussions with new Sydney airport

Australia's freight leaders have shown their support for the new Western Sydney Airport by signing a memorandum of understanding today.

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