Ron Crouch, who founded Ron Crouch Transport, has been honoured in the Australia Day 2021 Honours List with a medal of the Order of Australia – recognised for his service to the road transport industry and the community.
A fifth man wanted over the alleged robbery, assault and shooting of a truck driver near Lithgow last year has been arrested and charged following a pursuit in Sydney’s south west yesterday. Read more
Queensland police are appealing for information regarding a truck crash that occurred on Bakers Creek Bridge near Mackay early Sunday morning. Read more
A truck fire has forced the closure of the Eastern Freeway in Melbourne in both directions. Read more
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has appointed Andrew McKellar as its new CEO. After working overseas, he will return to Australia in early February and take the reins in mid-February.
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.
A popular Longreach Caltex servo – for years an outback oasis for hungry and weary road train drivers – is to close its doors at the end of the month. Read more
After securing his HR licence, WA-based John Fletcher was ready and determined to get behind the wheel of a truck. But despite the widespread hype about the state’s driver shortage, he spent months trying to get a foot in the door.
Up to 80,000 annual truck trips will be taken off Sydney’s motorways with the opening of the St Marys Freight Hub later this year. Read more