One of Labor’s first priorities for truckies is deciding where to build $80 million of rest areas. Read more
Paul Butlin isn’t sure what he would have done if disability pensioner Wes Walker hadn’t stepped up and taken charge at the Gatton pads during last week’s flooding on the Warrego Highway. Read more
The Maribyrnong City Council has joined the chorus of anti-truck advocacy groups and numerous locals who want “big trucks” off their local roads.
For Teagan Wallace, helping to organise this year’s Victorian Truck Drivers’ Memorial event on June 11 has been full of mixed emotions.
NT trucking boss Louise Bilato is confident she now has the research she needs to support a case to fund more first responder training for truckies across Australia. Read more
A total of $120 million will be used to bring one of Tasmania’s highways up to B-double standard – with straightening, widening and adding additional passing lanes all part of the upgrades.
All going to plan, the proposed 11-kilometre tunnel through the Blue Mountains would be Australia’s longest road tunnel, set to reduce the number of trucks travelling through the towns of Blackheath and Mount Victoria.
Truckie and mental health ambassador Ian ‘Eno’ Taylor is encouraging people to take up the challenge to do 3139 push ups in June, which represents the number of lives lost to suicide in Australia in 2020.
Fifteen members have been appointed to the new NSW Freight Transport Advisory Council (FTAC) to be chaired by Duncan Gay. Read more