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Wed 12 Dec 2018

Firefighters battle truck trailer blaze, fires

Firefighters battle truck trailer blaze, fires

Just when firies thought things were settling down, Rockhampton fire crews have battled a semi-trailer fire and a spate of other blazes in the region.

Celebrating Ryan's 200th Big Rigs cartoon

Celebrating Ryan's 200th Big Rigs cartoon

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WA has win for operators

WA has win for operators

AFTER months of back-and-forth discussions, Western Roads Federation is celebrating a win for its members, with the removal of local council road charging.

The poo debate

The poo debate

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Truckie's heartache inspires body transformation

Truckie's heartache inspires body transformation

REUBEN White is missing something from his life.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Selfless truckie prevents a fatality

Selfless truckie prevents a fatality

EMERGENCY services praised Mr Hood’s efforts and believe the accident would have been a fatality without his intervention.

Truckies delaying help for mental health problems

Truckies delaying help for mental health problems

THE TWU called for urgent action after a Monash University study showing high numbers of truck drivers accessing medical treatment, but many are delaying help.

Court says truckie not to blame

Court says truckie not to blame

ALL charges have been dropped against the driver involved in the 2014 South Eastern Freeway crash.

Steve says: HVNL a different ball game

Steve says: HVNL a different ball game

ON DECEMBER 5, 2018 all charges were dropped against the truck driver and the truck owner in a case that stems from a multiple fatality in August 2014.

$74.99 million Capricorn Highway contract awarded

$74.99 million Capricorn Highway contract awarded

THE contract for the $74.99 million Capricorn Highway duplication project between Rockhampton and Gracemere has been awarded.

Cop’s plea to drivers: ‘Cyclists are human too’

Cop’s plea to drivers: ‘Cyclists are human too’

A VICTORIAN police officer has penned a message to drivers, pleading for them to be more conscious of sharing the road with “vulnerable road users”.

Truckies brush with croc 'eyeing them off for a feed'

Truckies brush with croc 'eyeing them off for a feed'

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Mon 10 Dec 2018

Aussie bloke pens catchy tribute to Slim Dusty

Aussie bloke pens catchy tribute to Slim Dusty

"THERE once was a man and his name was Slim and the whole of Australia, we’re proud of him.”

Icon Peter Rocke revered for his services to trucking

Icon Peter Rocke revered for his services to trucking

Those who knew him best say road freight operators owe a debt of gratitude to the venerable leader for his lifelong service to the transport industry.

VIDEO: Horses pull semi-trailer up ice-covered hill

VIDEO: Horses pull semi-trailer up ice-covered hill

A PAIR of hardy Belgian draft horses pulled a semi-truck and trailer up Lizzie and Jacob Hershberger’s steep and icy driveway

Boy charged after throwing 12kg rock

Boy charged after throwing 12kg rock

A 11-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged with reckless conduct endangering life after he threw a 12kg rock from an highway overpass that smashed an oncoming truck.

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

Cyclone could bring rain to southeast

AN ex-cyclone that has dumped 300mm in parts of north Queensland could bring wet weather to the state’s southeast.

Truck rolls in Bloomsbury early this morning

Truck rolls in Bloomsbury early this morning

Two patients are in stable conditions in Prosperine Hospital

Teach driving skills, don’t add more tolls

Teach driving skills, don’t add more tolls

“IF PEOPLE learnt how to drive, kept left and didn’t wait until the last metre to change three lanes to exit, it would run smoothly.”

Taboo description 'piddles' drivers off

Taboo description 'piddles' drivers off

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