Charity organisation Drought Angels are calling for truckies to be on the lookout for a 2015 Isuzu F Series truck that was stolen from its Logan warehouse in Brisbane at the weekend.Read More
News, Road upgrades, Western Australia
Tragically, another truckie has lost his life on the Surt Highway in NSW.Read More
Fatigue management, News, Work diary
The extension of Tonkin Highway to the South Western Highway is another step closer with an Expression of Interest just released for contractors to tender for the WA project.Read More
Fatigue management, Fitness, Mental, News, Physical, Truckies’ health and wellbeing
The truck driver fatigue laws should be fixed to deliver simpler work diaries, sensible enforcement, fairer penalties and greater safety for smaller trucks, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) chair David Smith said today.Read More
Electric vehicle, EV, News
This month’s joint fatigue management operation with police shouldn’t be construed as a ‘blitz’ and truckies should not feel like they are being unfairly targeted, says NHVR chief operations officer Paul Salvati.Read More
News, Road upgrades, Victoria
The Foton T5 EV has quickly shot to the top echelon of the all-electric truck sales charts in Australia, ending 2023 year with encouraging signs of things to come, says the local distributor for the Chinese manufacturer.Read More
New South Wales, News, Road upgrades
PBS vehicles weighing 68.5 tonnes through to oversize and overmass vehicles will no longer be able to use Melbourne’s Bolte Bridge as a detour from 9pm tonight.Read More
Upgrades will begin on the New England Highway, north of Glen Innes at Ten Mile Hill, from Monday next week.
Winners have been announced across five categories at the 2023 HVIA National Awards, held in Brisbane last week.
A well-known truck driver and truckie advocate has spoken about how his colleague was fined and given three demerit points on his licence for speeding at 116km/h – when he had proof that he wasn’t going anywhere near that fast.