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Thu 25 Apr 2019

Industry should recognise the significance of Razorback

Industry should recognise the significance of Razorback

FORTY years ago the road transport industry was in a state of turmoil.

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Driver dies after head-on collision with a cement truck

Driver dies after head-on collision with a cement truck

THE truck driver was taken to Liverpool Hospital with a minor hand injury.

Who is the new Truckline general manager?

Who is the new Truckline general manager?

LEADING aftermarket parts retailer, Truckline has a new driver at the wheel, so to speak, with the appointment of Martin Hinkley to the role of General Manager.

'Extreme risks have no place on our roads': Cop's warning

'Extreme risks have no place on our roads': Cop's warning

EXTREME risk-taking behaviour on our roads needs to become as unfashionable as drink driving.

Car collides with truck, hits tree in highway crash

Car collides with truck, hits tree in highway crash

A two-vehicle crash on the Bruxner highway saw a man trapped in his vehicle after the collision forced the car into a front yard.

Don't try this one at home

Don't try this one at home

This video, shared by Oswaldo Gutirrez from Zim Integrated Shipping Service's operations and logistics division, shows a reach stacker in action.

Quarry owner’s rock-solid $4.4M truck yard deal

Quarry owner’s rock-solid $4.4M truck yard deal

Quarry owner Dick Karreman buys truck yard in Carrara on Gold Coast for new tenant Mack trucks

‘I saw the driver’s face’: Split second decision a lifesaver

‘I saw the driver’s face’: Split second decision a lifesaver

Truck driver recounts split-second decision which saved his life in collision

Truck driver dies in firey Hume Highway crash

Truck driver dies in firey Hume Highway crash

OFFICERS from The Hume Police District attended and were told a northbound prime mover crashed into a B-double, which was broken down in lane one.

Tue 23 Apr 2019

'I won't bury my husband because of someone's poor planning'

'I won't bury my husband because of someone's poor planning'

THE extended holiday period has created “carpark chaos” in some areas, with truckies reportedly finding many service stations packed out with holiday makers.

How NSW woman lost 28 demerits in one go

How NSW woman lost 28 demerits in one go

A driver on the NSW Central Coast has been pulled over and fined $1348 and lost 28 demerit points yesterday.

Truck driver allegedly caught with reading of 0.282

Truck driver allegedly caught with reading of 0.282

A TRUCK driver was almost 11 times over the limit after he was caught by members of the public after he allegedly swerved along busy highways.

Renewed call for Augusta Highway upgrades after tragedy

Renewed call for Augusta Highway upgrades after tragedy

Contractors boss' questions the lack of action to convert the heavily trafficked route into a dual north and south lanes along its full length.

Found on side of road: Are these your medals?

Found on side of road: Are these your medals?

Police are hoping to find the rightful owner of four service medals, including one from Afghanistan, found in ahead of ANZAC Day.

Review to bring better benefits

Review to bring better benefits

"AS THE HVNL review will take place this year, reforms will likely be implemented in the following years.”

LET'S FIX THE OOTAN: Stop the funding talk, and just do it

LET'S FIX THE OOTAN: Stop the funding talk, and just do it

TAHNA Jackson said the lack of consistent large capacity truck access affected the viability of enterprises and restricted business development.

'Their philosophy is get in, get it done and get out'

'Their philosophy is get in, get it done and get out'

THE trucking industry is definitely paying its fair share when it comes to road-user charges reckon the majority of Big Rigs readers.

Will this option work for you?

Will this option work for you?

FATIGUE and flexibility is always a hot topic on the Big Rigs Facebook page.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Simple roundabout road question causes fiery debate

Simple roundabout road question causes fiery debate

An Aussie motoring organisation posted a pretty simple road rule question online, but people just couldn’t agree on an answer.

Aussies build real life Hot Wheels car

Aussies build real life Hot Wheels car

Brisbane father and son bring a childhood fantasy to life with a full-size custom made Hot Wheels inspired four-wheel drive.

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