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Tue 17 Sep 2019

Rheinmetall on target for multi-billion-dollar contract

Rheinmetall on target for multi-billion-dollar contract

Rheinmetall on target for multi-billion-dollar manufacturing contract for Queensland

Police astounded by driver's removal of damaged wheel

Police astounded by driver's removal of damaged wheel

VICTORIAN Police were left astounded after seeing a truck pull into the Croydon North booze bus site with one of its wheels missing.

Heaviest rainfall in three months to hit

Heaviest rainfall in three months to hit

After a brief glimpse of spring for many of us over the weekend, it’s all going to change. And today is going to take it to the next level.

Track Excavations diversify fleet with new Ivecos

Track Excavations diversify fleet with new Ivecos

Daryl Crouch, decided to diversify - his truck fleet now includes models ranging from Stralis tippers and tautliners to ACCO compactors and even a Daily van.

Want to see cool army trucks?

Want to see cool army trucks?

DO YOU want to go for a ride in a military vehicle?

Mack trucks take centre stage here

Mack trucks take centre stage here

MACK trucks will be the star of this year's Historic Commercial Vehicle Association (Queensland)'s Old Truck and Tractor Show.

Sterle hits road for shake-up

Sterle hits road for shake-up

WEST Australian Senator Glenn Sterle said it was industry support that gave him the confidence to get the milestone road transport senate inquiry over the line.

Truckie: 'Don't turn us away'

Truckie: 'Don't turn us away'

A DARLING Downs truck driver has questioned the safety practices of feedlots when it comes to accepting overloaded trucks

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Yarra home to Australian-first electric tipper truck

Yarra home to Australian-first electric tipper truck

SEA Electric helps Melbourne council build on its growing electric fleet with the first tipper truck of its kind in Australia.

TRIBUTE: Dane Ballinger a champion of the industry

TRIBUTE: Dane Ballinger a champion of the industry

THE Australian trucking industry lost a true gentleman on September 4 with the passing of Dane Ballinger, aged 36.

This is critical to improving safety and productivity: ATA

This is critical to improving safety and productivity: ATA

REDUCED audits and independent accreditation are critical to improving trucking safety and productivity, ATA chair Geoff Crouch said

Catch runaway trucks like aircraft carriers catch planes

Catch runaway trucks like aircraft carriers catch planes

Former SE Freeway safety manager calls for a new kind of arrestor bed to reduce dangers of another catastrophic crash at the Glen Osmond intersection

ATA heading towards a Brighter partnership

ATA heading towards a Brighter partnership

THE ATA has today welcomed Brighter as a supporting partner, strengthening the relationship between trucking and natural gas industries.

Footage shows how many drivers use their phones on the road

Footage shows how many drivers use their phones on the road

A NEW campaign set to hit TV screens tonight will warn Queenslanders that using their phones behind the wheel is as dangerous as drink driving.

Police seek dash cam vision over serious crash at Hexham

Police seek dash cam vision over serious crash at Hexham

POLICE are urging two motorists who may have witnessed a serious crash at Hexham last month to come forward.

SYDNEY GATEWAY: Ramps must be reinstated says industry

SYDNEY GATEWAY: Ramps must be reinstated says industry

The issue will be highlighted during the opening of the 2019 ALC and ATA Supply Chain Safety Summit in Sydney

Truckie to front court after driving while disqualified

Truckie to front court after driving while disqualified

A TRUCK driver is heading to court after he was caught driving a heavy vehicle while on a disqualified licence.

"Whingers" World’s longest teddy bear fence to be destroyed

"Whingers" World’s longest teddy bear fence to be destroyed

It may look like a harmless bunch of teddy bears, but this fence in South Australia has divided a community — with council voting to have it destroyed.

Gary loves to drive this Kenworth

Gary loves to drive this Kenworth

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

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Big pay win for owner-drivers in Victoria

Big pay win for owner-drivers in Victoria

The changes will benefit owner operators that supply and operate one to three vehicles, and are contractors, not legal employees.

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