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Tue 26 May 2020

Peak body calls for more understanding as roads congest

Peak body calls for more understanding as roads congest

With more people shunning public transport, ARTIO NSW has a timely message for trucking.

Busy border city workshop creates 20 new jobs with expansion

Busy border city workshop creates 20 new jobs with expansion

Border Crane Consultants’ new $3.8m Wodonga HQ opens up opportunities.

Eight new Daimler trucks for Ron Crouch Transport

Eight new Daimler trucks for Ron Crouch Transport

RCT invests in new Fuso and Mercedes-Benz trucks as it expands its national footprint.

Bigger payloads in versatile new Kenworth T410SAR

Bigger payloads in versatile new Kenworth T410SAR

The new model combines the best attributes of both a cab-over and conventional truck.

Gentle giant loves his Mack Trident

Gentle giant loves his Mack Trident

KNOWN as a gentle giant, enthusiastic truckie Rob Pulman drives a Mack Trident for Camm Quarries and was delivering fill from Illich Park in Townsville to a dump when...

Operator calls for more flexibility around Sydney tunnel use

Operator calls for more flexibility around Sydney tunnel use

SYDNEY transport operator Rob Woolley is genuinely concerned over the lack of flexibility in regard to the regulations for the use of NorthConnex.

Roadhouse blues for truckies

Roadhouse blues for truckies

The safety of truck drivers is clearly the key consideration of government in relation to these facilities as they are vital

Miram learns all about trucking in heart of Australia

Miram learns all about trucking in heart of Australia

BRITISH actress Miriam Margoyles certainly knows a lot more about the Australian transport industry after jumping in Heather Jones’ iconic pink truck and tagging along...

Mon 25 May 2020

‘It turned around and looked at me’

‘It turned around and looked at me’

FINDING a snake on his truck while driving out on the highway sounded so absurd to Raymond Johns’ boss that at first, they thought he’d sent through photos of a damaged...

Inspection report shows slight improvement in compliance

Inspection report shows slight improvement in compliance

ROADS and Maritime Services have revealed a slight improvement in heavy vehicle compliance in its first report for 2020.

Contract awarded to fix major WA road

Contract awarded to fix major WA road

Work will soon begin on sealing Great Central Road with a $20 million contract awarded to Wongutha Way Alliance, a joint venture between CareyMC Pty Ltd and Central...

Big Benz rolls out tech to save fuel

Big Benz rolls out tech to save fuel

THE new Mercedes-Benz Actros has become the first vehicle in Australia to use cameras instead of side mirrors.

Would you support the renaming of this 'iconic' highway?

Would you support the renaming of this 'iconic' highway?

THE iconic Bruce Highway could be renamed following an Whitsunday MP's suggestion in parliament yesterday.

Truckie death toll doesn’t surprise Fraser’s boss

Truckie death toll doesn’t surprise Fraser’s boss

FRASER Livestock Transport owner Ross Fraser isn’t surprised by the latest Major Accident Report from National Transport Insurance.

How NT can help small trucking businesses

How NT can help small trucking businesses

The Territory Labor Government’s $50 million Small Business Survival Fund has assisted more than 1650 Territory Businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

School is back so take extra care

School is back so take extra care

Police are reminding all road users to be safe around schools, as students return to normal schedules today.

How MaxiTRANS helps Freezex boost productivity

How MaxiTRANS helps Freezex boost productivity

Freezex Keeps It Cool with Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans

COVID-19 claims another truck show

COVID-19 claims another truck show

THE Casino Beef Week Committee have voted to cancel this year’s Casino Beef Week Festival and the Casino Truck Show.

Homes destroyed, thousands without power as storm batters WA

Homes destroyed, thousands without power as storm batters WA

Western Australians have woken to a trail of destruction after the remnants of a cyclone smashed the state destroying buildings and uprooting trees.

How tech can bring money back into your business

How tech can bring money back into your business

Australian operators are faced with a balancing act every day.

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