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Thu 27 Jun 2019

Perth truckies on track for quicker peak run along Kwinana

Perth truckies on track for quicker peak run along Kwinana

With a host of infrastructure projects in full swing in WA, technology-based solutions are seen as an answer to the city's increasingly congested main roads.

Car driver seriously injured after collision with truck

Car driver seriously injured after collision with truck

A TOYOTA Yaris and a Hino prime mover collided at the intersection of the Sturt Highway on McNickle Road.

Motorway mayhem as truck crashes into car

Motorway mayhem as truck crashes into car

Delays are expected for drivers on the Sunshine Motorway this morning after a truck reportedly crashed into a 4WD in peak-hour traffic.

Diesel is in racer Rick's veins

Diesel is in racer Rick's veins

FOR the two-time Bathurst winner and 2006 Supercars champion it was also an opportunity to check out the action at the BCEC.

LifeFlight takes to the road

LifeFlight takes to the road

MOST Australians have an awareness of the role aero-medical rescue agencies provide to people across the country.

Truckies help out stranded hitchhikers

Truckies help out stranded hitchhikers

HITCHHIKERS tell great stories, some truckies say.

Brisbane rival set for 2021

Brisbane rival set for 2021

THE peak body behind the proposed Brisbane Truck Show rival is on track to launch in 2021 and go head-to-head with the long-established industry showcase.

Truckies laugh at highway patrol car

Truckies laugh at highway patrol car

THERE was a bit of a mixed reaction to the news about the new highway patrol car to look out for - a brand-new Tesla Model X.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Win for Queensland operators with OSOM permit extension

Win for Queensland operators with OSOM permit extension

Lobbying by the QTA pays off with the state government agreeing to extend permit durations for Class 1 Oversize Overmass load-carrying vehicles.

Fuel savings for Freightliner Coronado and Argosy

Fuel savings for Freightliner Coronado and Argosy

Lower cruising rpm at highway speeds also reduces engine noise in the cabin and operators can also customise top speeds at load and empty.

Ryans Group banks on ProStars for Newcold contract

Ryans Group banks on ProStars for Newcold contract

Victorian transporter shares the reasons why they opted for six new ProStars to haul frozen products around Melbourne and to Ballarat.

This woman became a truckie to live her brother's dream

This woman became a truckie to live her brother's dream

A TATTOO isn't the only way Becky Martin has honoured her late brother Wayne.

Spreading toughness and reliability with IVECO Trakker 4x4

Spreading toughness and reliability with IVECO Trakker 4x4

After years of buying second-hand trucks for his fertiliser spreading business, a South Australian operator puts a shiny new Trakker through a stringent test.

Victorian drivers honour their trucking heroes

Victorian drivers honour their trucking heroes

THE scroll in the main picture above features the names added to the Victorian Truck Drivers' Memorial Wall at Alexandra this year.

Truck accident causes traffic chaos

Truck accident causes traffic chaos

A truck accident has caused big delays for motorists after the semi-trailer lost its load at a busy intersection on a major arterial road.

Distracted driver pulls out in front of truck

Distracted driver pulls out in front of truck

TRUCKIES are fed up with the behaviour of motorists who think they own the roads.

BMW signals end of long time luxury feature

BMW signals end of long time luxury feature

The German maker has shown off its future vision for its next hybrid luxury supercar, but the next flagship ditches one feature that has defined luxury cars for...

Ground-breaking car Aussies would love

Ground-breaking car Aussies would love

New electric car from European start-up has some game changing technology that would be perfect for Australian drivers.

Major road closed after peak hour crash

Major road closed after peak hour crash

A crash between a truck and a car has left one person in hospital and caused a major road to be closed south of Brisbane this morning.

'Working class man' makes $350k winning bid

'Working class man' makes $350k winning bid

SCOTT Goode almost forgot he'd placed an early bid to buy the most talked-about truck in Australia.

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