Despite the hype around a monsoon trough developing in the north of the country, Townsville is unlikely to cash in on any significant rain.
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THANK YOU: Rider thanks truckies for courtesy in wet weather

I JUST wanted to somehow send a message of thanks to all the truckies who had to deal with the awful wet weather on the Pacific Hwy between Sydney and Brisbane last week. 

I was riding my Boom trike home to Brisbane from Gosford from Wednesday to Saturday and was so very appreciative of the courtesy of almost all truckies in keeping a safe distance especially when overtaking me, knowing the water coming off their tyres would blind me as they passed. 

I could see most stayed as far over as they could under the circumstances. 

My helmet and visor were so fogged up and wet I had trouble seeing and had to slow right down and I know it must have been a problem for them having to come up behind me and then go around. 

But to those few truckies who did NOT slow down to the speed limits at roadworks and even drifted into my lane in the driving rain, a big fat raspberry! 

But I'd still rather share the road with truckies than people who think they're invincible in their SUV's any day. 

Stay safe all......

Chrissy McDonnell

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