Testing has been completed by Transport and Main Roads Department on the Barron River bridge near Kuranda and has confirmed it is safe with the current 50.5 tonne load and 60km/h speed limits in place. Read more
Transport for NSW (TfNW) has told the owner of a popular roadside café that serves hundreds of truckies a day along the Pacific Motorway, helping drivers take a break and manage fatigue, that he’ll no longer be allowed to operate during his busiest periods.
Road Freight New South Wales (RFNSW) announced its annual award winners at its conference in Sydney earlier this week.
The covers don’t officially come off the eagerly-awaited Kenworth K220 until an invite-only VIP event in Brisbane in early June.
But thanks to eagle-eyed fan Brad Buckland, an ex-truckie who now manages a bus depot in Shepparton, here’s a sneak peek of the truck in action today that’s causing all the hype. Read more
Fuel cost relief in federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s budget is flowing through to the pumps, with the 22.1 cent reduction in the fuel excise starting to lower the cost of petrol. Read more
The first three months of 2022 saw record, or near record, new truck sales that have come together to produce a new first quarter heavy vehicle mark in Australia. Read more
Sydney’s heavy rainfall has led to a pump failure at Australia’s largest fuel import terminal, with petrol and diesel spilling onto roads in the suburb of Kurnell.
Penske Australia is recalling 106 Western Stars with the year range 2016-18. The recall applies to all variants within this model. Read more
Dangerous crash sites on the Barrier Highway in SA and Canning Highway in WA are among nearly 100 locations that will receive funding for safety upgrades under the government’s Black Spot Program.
After the government cut the fuel tax excise last week, it didn’t take long for the trucking industry to realise that all was not as good as it seemed.