Perth driver David West, 48, has been sentenced to six years and nine months after pleading guilty to manslaughter following the death of a mother-of-three in April, 2019. Read more
The Northern Territory will receive a range of new road safety upgrades and improvements, with $33.3 million in funding allocated by the Australian Government, and a further $13.7 million provided by the Territory Government.
Owners of Driver Reviver locations across Australia can now apply for a share in $7.3 million of grant funding to upgrade their sites.
As the Volvo Trucks electromobility journey gathers pace globally, Volvo Trucks Australia is excited to announce the arrival of the first Volvo FL Electric in Australia. Read more
Pure Hydrogen Corporation and US-based Hyzon Motors have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a network of hydrogen refuelling stations for Australia.
Hino Australia continued to defy the odds during a turbulent 2020, delivering 5,222 trucks and buses, and recording its highest-ever market share of 18.4%. Read more
A new competition for kids (and kids at heart) has been launched by PACCAR Parts, which is looking for a name for its newest character, a T610SAR.
As Christine Thiel has discovered, it seems size does matter when it comes to using roadhouse facilities, with some adopting a ‘no truck, no shower approach’. A pilot driver for over 10 years, Thiel has been turned away from using facilities at numerous roadhouses because “she’s not a truckie”.
TruckSafe has appointed respected safety leader Geoff Casey as Chair of the TruckSafe Industry Accreditation Council (TIAC). 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