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Wed 20 Feb 2019

What it's like to drive a truck through a dust storm

What it's like to drive a truck through a dust storm

BRITT Kay and her partner were delivering hay to the state from South Australia when suddenly they found themselves driving through one.

Traffic backed up after Tullamarine Freeway crash

Traffic backed up after Tullamarine Freeway crash

THREE lanes are closed on the Tullamarine Freeway outbound prior to the M80 Ring Road, due to a multi-vehicle collision.

'Big Issues' tackled on Trucking Australia program in Perth

'Big Issues' tackled on Trucking Australia program in Perth

2019 will be a big year for trucking and there is no better way to get across all the issues and make sure your voice is heard, says the ATA.

Tow truck driver claimed 'no drug issue'

Tow truck driver claimed 'no drug issue'

MAGISTRATE Philippa Beckinsale disagreed after reading his criminal record which had convictions for possessing drugs and utensils.

Truckies vote no to Go Slow

Truckies vote no to Go Slow

IT'S a resounding thumbs down from you on whether the NSW trial to slow down passing traffic to 40km/h at roadside emergencies is a good idea.

Drivers not so keen if it is a new toll road

Drivers not so keen if it is a new toll road

QUEENSLAND and interstate truckies were all for the new proposed highway and railway line through Brisbane, but one question was on the tip of their tongues.

Truckin' in the blood, says Brendan

Truckin' in the blood, says Brendan

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

The Western Star is right for Jack

The Western Star is right for Jack

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

Diesel truck crashes, spills into creek

Diesel truck crashes, spills into creek

Crews are working to stop approximately 750 litres of diesel spilling into a waterway near the Augusta Hwy after a B-double truck crashed into a creekbed.

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.

Torrens tunnel gets thumb up — sort of

Torrens tunnel gets thumb up — sort of

A CONGESTION-busting South Rd tunnel stretching from the River Torrens to Anzac Highway has been given a qualified thumbs up by West Torrens Council.

Altona show gets boost from sponsor Truckline

Altona show gets boost from sponsor Truckline

One of the best events on the Victorian truck show calendar cements its reputation by securing sponsorship from a national parts retailer.

Freightliner launches Coronado 114 general access tipper

Freightliner launches Coronado 114 general access tipper

The manufacturer worked with a local body builder to develop a tipper and dog combination that falls within a crucial design envelope of 19 metres

7 roadworks you need to know about today around Australia

7 roadworks you need to know about today around Australia

WE KNOW roadworks are something that you have to deal with on the roads every day, so here's a quick round up of some important ones you need to know this week.

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.

Cameron Interstate 'deeply concerned' about alleged pursuit

Cameron Interstate 'deeply concerned' about alleged pursuit

"THE risk to the public was extreme. The police played an important part to ensure that no tragedy occurred, particularly in advance of the alleged pursuit."

'We could smell the smoke 150km out to sea'

'We could smell the smoke 150km out to sea'

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

Dave T950 clocked up five million kilometres

Dave T950 clocked up five million kilometres

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

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Continuous improvement driving road safety strategy

Continuous improvement driving road safety strategy

A bipartisan political approach now and into the future can only help deliver better road safety outcomes, and is one this Government supports.

Donaldson crowned Supplier of the Year by Penske

Donaldson crowned Supplier of the Year by Penske

Penske has named Donaldson Australia as the cream of the crop when it comes to the overall Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, and Dennis Eagle product range.

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