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Drug trafficker sentenced to 10 years in prison over death of truckie in fatal crash

A court heard that a convicted Sunshine Coast drug trafficker had lethal levels of methamphetamines in her system when she …

Fall in overheight incidents strengthens case for taller trucks, says peak body

Latest figures on overheight truck incidents in Sydney support the case for increasing the height of trucks to 4.6m, says …
Awards, News

Transport operator celebrates its top performing drivers and staff at recent awards

Followmont Transport has recognised the outstanding achievement of numerous drivers and other staff members through its 2023 awards.

‘Toll rebate is a good start’

Giving much-needed toll relief to heavy vehicle operators using Sydney’s over-priced toll roads is a step in the right direction, …

Additional upgrades planned as part of $355 million Central Arnhem Road Corridor project

Plans to upgrade a 18km stretch of the Central Arnhem Road Corridor from the Mountain Valley Station turn-off the Mainoru …


TTA: The specialists in all things tyres and wheels

Truck Tyres Australia (TTA) is one of Australia’s largest independent truck tyre, wheel, equipment and accessories superstores, incorporating over 40 …

Training course helps employers manage psychosocial hazards

Mastering the art of difficult conversations at work is not always easy.
cattle carter

Cattle carter looks back on career with fond memories

“I’ve never thought of it as doing anything special,” says Edward Russell. “I just did what I had to for …

QTA leading advocacy for road freight

In 2023, our key advocacy priority was on the much-needed industry reform of minimum standards. The QTA has been at …

Truckie Profiles

Lucky streak helped owner-driver achieve life’s dream

Scott Brady is a third-generation truck driver from Sydney who always wanted to be his own boss, but was never …

Brothers work side by side at family business run by their mum

Brothers Justin and John Rainbird were delivering food and general freight to the remote Hungry Wombat Roadhouse along the Lyell …

Truck owner says eating his own veggies is the secret to health

Farmer Andrew Thompson didn’t look more than 50 when he pulled up in his Mitsubishi FK417 at Richmond in southern …
flying condom

‘One of the boys was hit in the mouth by a flying condom’

It can be a dirty job but Andrew Krause loves being part of a team which pumps out sewers around …

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