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Fri 24 May 2019

We want to see your truck pics!

We want to see your truck pics!

Each week, Big Rigs will run a competition on our Facebook page (search for 'Big Rigs The National Road Transport Newspaper') to find an amazing cover...

Thu 23 May 2019

One Nation truck ‘torching’ claims discredited

One Nation truck ‘torching’ claims discredited

THE real cause behind a One Nation truck being set alight in Tasmania, discrediting the party’s claims the “left” was to blame.

Future proof asset with NCH

Future proof asset with NCH

NO ONE goes to the doctor for a check-up these days. We wait until something seems wrong and then go to our local GP to find out how to fix it.

Australian country music star's tribute to our hay icon

Australian country music star's tribute to our hay icon

SARA Storer was so moved after watching Brendan Farrell share his grief in a viral video she immediately wrote a song honouring the plight of the hay runners.

TruckSafe delivers on fuel tax credits

TruckSafe delivers on fuel tax credits

AUSTRALIA'S leading safety accreditation scheme, TruckSafe, has announced the program's new standards are now accredited for fuel tax credits.

'The nation will stop without us'

'The nation will stop without us'

"WHEN I begin a conversation saying I work in the trucking industry, it often leads to a distancing or reduced amount of interest from the other party.”

Allan has no regrets about his career choice

Allan has no regrets about his career choice

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

Wed 22 May 2019

Truck and train collide near Warwick

Truck and train collide near Warwick

EMERGENCY services remain at the scene.

Meet Outback Truckers' new star

Meet Outback Truckers' new star

THE main suspect in getting Justin Harrison onto the latest TV series of Outback Truckers (7Plus, from May 28) is one of his children.

Westbound lanes of NSW highway closed after crash

Westbound lanes of NSW highway closed after crash

WESTBOUND lanes of the Great Western Highway are closed due to a two-truck crash at Blaxland, west of Sydney.

'End up dead': Truckie fined in traffic camera bust

'End up dead': Truckie fined in traffic camera bust

"Being a professional driver and driving those big vehicles, you have to be driving at optimum"

Prime mover crashes into culvert, driver taken to hospital

Prime mover crashes into culvert, driver taken to hospital

LARGE amounts of diesel spilt on the highway after a truck collided with a culvert north of Gin Gin.

Drake Trailers hooks high-profile project

Drake Trailers hooks high-profile project

DRAKE Trailers exclusively represents the internationally-renowned Cometto brand to the Australian market.

Owner-drivers' pay win

Owner-drivers' pay win

OWNER-drivers are celebrating after a new bill was introduced to ensure they are paid correctly, are safer at work and can better look after their businesses.

Kermie's found his new local

Kermie's found his new local

BIG Rigs contributor Graham Harsant (better known as Kermie) shares what he's been up to in Life With Kermie.

Trucking gives Bayden a satisfaction he's never had before

Trucking gives Bayden a satisfaction he's never had before

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

Tue 21 May 2019

Review will have an impact for 'decades to come'

Review will have an impact for 'decades to come'

THE ATA’s Safety Committee and Transport and Economics Committee have met today to discuss the ATA’s response to the first issues paper of the HVNL review.

TEST DRIVE: Plenty to like about FD 1126

TEST DRIVE: Plenty to like about FD 1126

HINO is in the midst of a range renewal and which brought us the Hino 500 Series Wide Cab, now the Standard Cab version of the 500 has had the same treatment.

Toolbox talk for truckies heads to the Glitter Strip

Toolbox talk for truckies heads to the Glitter Strip

Truckie Toolbox Talk is a great way to find out the latest when it comes to roads in Queensland and how transport staff can assist in making sure you are...

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