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Fri 21 Feb 2020

COR case adjourned until June

COR case adjourned until June

THE National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s first prosecution under the new Chain of Responsibility laws has been adjourned until June.

Calls to protect food delivery drivers from coronavirus

Calls to protect food delivery drivers from coronavirus

QUEENSLAND Trucking Association boss Gary Mahon has shared some tips for delivery drivers after reports emerged of drivers delivering to addresses where the person has...

Baker Group celebrates with two limited edition Macks

Baker Group celebrates with two limited edition Macks

Baker Group celebrate 40 years with not just one, but two 100 Years Limited Edition Macks

Popular Truckie Toolbox Talks on the road again

Popular Truckie Toolbox Talks on the road again

QUEENSLAND truckies are being invited to chat all things transport when the Palaszczuk Government’s popular Truckie Toolbox Talks heads to Ingham on March 6.

Preventing road deaths through better use of fatigue tech

Preventing road deaths through better use of fatigue tech

Researchers are working with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator to improve the safety of Australian heavy vehicle road users.

7 truckin things to do

7 truckin things to do

HERE’S some of the what’s on and what’s coming up events that will let you plan ahead.

New trophy honours respected truckie

New trophy honours respected truckie

THE trucking community is mourning the loss of one of its own with the passing of legend Shorty Paterson last week.

Truckie to ride remote for cancer

Truckie to ride remote for cancer

HE NEARLY died in the middle of the remote Australia, but truckie Brett “Slippery” Johnstone is gearing up to attempt a massive ride through our country’s desert once...

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Ute driver whose actions closed highway appears in court

Ute driver whose actions closed highway appears in court

THE man charged with causing a crash that closed the M1 for 13 hours has appeared in court for the first time.

NSW cops investigate fleet involved in last week’s fatality

NSW cops investigate fleet involved in last week’s fatality

NEW South Wales Police have conducted a two-day heavy vehicle compliance operation following a fatal crash involving a truck in Sydney last week.

Wage theft warning must go to top of transport chain

Wage theft warning must go to top of transport chain

Porter must extend wage theft warning to top of the supply chain in the transport industry

Young truckie gives it a go

Young truckie gives it a go

EXPERIENCE gained as a trades assistant to a diesel mechanic and having opportunities to work with and operate machinery have been assets for 26-year-old Tasmanian...

Get trucks ready for Oaklands comp

Get trucks ready for Oaklands comp

MAKE sure your rigs are shined up and looking their best because the Oaklands Truck show is on again in 2020.

Truckie's good driving record saves him from huge fine

Truckie's good driving record saves him from huge fine

A TRUCK driver with more than 50 years of driving has been saved from a huge fine after a magistrate acknowledged his good traffic record.

LETTER: ‘My workplace is the most dangerous in the country’

LETTER: ‘My workplace is the most dangerous in the country’

The amount of inexperienced drivers on our roads are increasing more and more every day.

Trucking Australia: where industry meets

Trucking Australia: where industry meets

THE Australian Trucking industry is changing, and we need to be prepared.

Council scraps truckie's fine after Big Rigs gets involved

Council scraps truckie's fine after Big Rigs gets involved

Veteran driver stands up for his rights and gets fine squashed by local council.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

POLICE: ‘Throwing rocks at vehicles is a serious matter’

POLICE: ‘Throwing rocks at vehicles is a serious matter’

“Throwing rocks at oncoming traffic is a very serious matter and we are keen to speak to anyone with any information about this dangerous incident.”

Meet the PACCAR Technician of the Year finalists

Meet the PACCAR Technician of the Year finalists

PACCAR Australia has announced the finalists for the 2020 Kenworth and DAF and Technician of the Year.

Great news for Queensland truckies

Great news for Queensland truckies

Major regional road safety funding boost for Queenslanders

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