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Fri 6 Dec 2019

Truck driver, 23, dead in accident at Upper Dawson

Truck driver, 23, dead in accident at Upper Dawson

A 23-year-old truck driver has died following an accident in Central Queensland yesterday afternoon.

JUST WHAT WE NEED: Massive service station approved

JUST WHAT WE NEED: Massive service station approved

TRC has approved plans for a development that will include service station, transport depot, workshops, truck wash, weigh station, and a caretaker's residence.

Drivers test out Aussie-first road design

Drivers test out Aussie-first road design

Drivers on the Sunshine Coast have tested out an Australian-first road design aimed at reducing congestion, but not everyone was impressed.

Tue 3 Dec 2019

How truckie's ‘drunken agreement’ raised over $10K

How truckie's ‘drunken agreement’ raised over $10K

A DRUNKEN agreement has led to a Monto man shaving his iconic beard for over $10,000.

Tow truck parks on train tracks

Tow truck parks on train tracks

This Melbourne tow truck driver had a close call with a train in the city's southeast when he loaded a car while on the tracks.

Government says speeding truck laws 'too harsh'

Government says speeding truck laws 'too harsh'

State Government backs down on tougher fines for speeding buses and trucks on South Eastern Freeway

Mon 2 Dec 2019

Government reveals plans for South Australian roads

Government reveals plans for South Australian roads

Fixes on frustrating regional roads to be fast-tracked as it is revealed another major project will open three months later than expected

Truckie gives his account of horror South East Freeway crash

Truckie gives his account of horror South East Freeway crash

Darren Hicks tells how he tried to regain control as his unfamiliar truck accelerated towards disaster

Truck driver to be flown to Brisbane after highway crash

Truck driver to be flown to Brisbane after highway crash

Two people have suffered serious head injuries and the Bruce Highway remains cut after an accident involving two cars and two trucks near Maryborough.

Capricorn showcase events get bigger and better

Capricorn showcase events get bigger and better

Attendees were given a sneak peek into Capricorn’s future plans for the cooperative to return even greater value to both members and preferred suppliers.

NHVAS now live in the NHVR Portal

NHVAS now live in the NHVR Portal

FROM today, operators will be able to submit NHVAS applications directly through the NHVR Portal.

What do you think of this new highway design?

What do you think of this new highway design?

A second round of public feedback is being sought on a highway upgrade after the community’s initial thoughts forced a redesign.

Sun 1 Dec 2019

Daimler spends $100 million to customise Cascadia

Daimler spends $100 million to customise Cascadia

After months of rigorous testing and tweaking for the unique conditions Down Under, Daimler is confident its new-look Cascadia is ready to rumble on our toughest...

Family-run business relies on close bonds

Family-run business relies on close bonds

When it comes to purchasing refrigerated trailers and servicing support, Miles Transport turns to MaxiTRANS to deliver on every level.

Report aims to help heavy vehicle traffic flow in cities

Report aims to help heavy vehicle traffic flow in cities

Austroads releases findings of research project on heavy vehicle patterns in cities that it hopes will help local road agencies improve traffic flow.

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Frustrated Top End truckie's drama with city cars

Frustrated Top End truckie's drama with city cars

I have been driving road trains in the Northern Territory for 22 years and never had a drama with cars until now that I have moved to Melbourne recently.

Dane's memorial truck show 'would have done him proud'

Dane's memorial truck show 'would have done him proud'

The late Dane Ballinger would have absolutely loved how the recent Bathurst truck show turned out, said his mate and show organiser Dean Campbell said.

Illawarra convoy raises a massive $2.7 million

Illawarra convoy raises a massive $2.7 million

THIS year's i98FM’s Illawarra Convoy broke all records for funds raised with a monumental final tally of $2,760,974.

SA truckies sail through compliance operation on peninsula

SA truckies sail through compliance operation on peninsula

The provisional results revealed that only one critical fatigue notice and minor fatigue notice were issued, with a further four work diary offences noted.

Tips for making a claim

Tips for making a claim

WE WERE recently contacted by a reader whom was having difficulty with a claim that has been ongoing for over two years.

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