When it came to working with Detroit Diesel engines, Tom Kaufmann reckons his lifelong mate Craig Woodcroft was untouchable. Read more
It was a year in the making but Maureen Smith finally got the message through to her hard-working husband – it was time to put their health first.
Self-anointed truckies’ campaigner, the United Transport Group (UTG), has undergone its second major management shake-up since its launch just six months ago. Read more
Encouraged by early results in the US, Queensland Trucking Association CEO Gary Mahon is lobbying for authorities here to adopt the same enhanced rear lighting and signalling systems.
Truckies who lose control on the notorious South-Eastern Freeway into Adelaide later this month are expected to drive into the back of a stationary rigid. Read more
WA Labor Senator Glenn Sterle is looking for your help after Transport for NSW shunned his invitation to attend the Sydney round of his road transport inquiry next week. Read more
Victorian livestock truckie Daniel Thomas just wanted answers to some basic questions. His employer of the past eight years was installing a Teletrac Navman EWD – the first of four systems now approved by the NHVR as voluntary alternatives to the paper work diary – but no one could allay Thomas’s concerns.
NHVR-sanctioned drones will soon be patrolling highways to help the regulator monitor ‘high risk’ truck movements within its jurisdictions. Read more
Leading North Queensland transport operators met with the Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack this week to discuss their concerns about the flood-prone sections of the Bruce Highway. Read more
Mick Wheeler can reel off all the upsides to truck investment in the Covid-era in his sleep: record low interest rates, government guaranteed loans, and generous new depreciation write-offs, to name just three industry-first incentives.