Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, panic-buying hasn’t been an unfamiliar site. This has left many companies in the supply chain struggling to keep up with extra demand, including packaging and recycling giant Visy – but Iveco’s offer of demonstration trucks has helped the business keep up with the added load.
The National Road Freighters Association (NRFA) recognises that road safety has many facets and affects all on the road, not just truck drivers. Many of our efforts and policies are directed to and or include, aspects of road safety and with Road Safety week upon us now, it is timely to reiterate some of the things we think require further focus and work, to achieve improvements for all.
Truckies are invariably the first on the scene of an accident or incident on the road, and it pays to be prepared, writes veteran driver Mike Williams, as part of our coverage of National Road Safety Week, brought to you by NTI.
A new Queensland Rail safety campaign is reminding motorists that size matters when driving over-height vehicles near rail bridges.
Providing safe and efficient travel for motorists is something we take seriously at Transurban. We all have a role to play in achieving this, which is why this National Road Safety Week Transurban is partnering with representative bodies, including the Queensland Trucking Association (QTA), to raise awareness of truck blind spots.
No one running a business can truly believe they’ve got everything running perfectly, 100% of the time. Let’s be real.
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Until Jo Veneman moved to Townsville from Darwin 25 years ago she’d never seen a fully timber-built cottage or homestead. Read more
“The Volvo runs during the week as that finances the dreams I have for all the old stuff,” said Alby Twyford, referring to his collection of heritage trucks which are tucked away in a shed near Bega, just inland from the NSW south coast.
If you’re a fan of the popular TV series Outback Truckers, then the name Danyelle Haigh and Murranji Water Drilling might ring a bell. It is the fifth season she’ll be appearing in after all.