More than 100 road safety projects are about to start rolling out across Victoria, in what the federal government is calling a $245 million road improvement blitz. Read more
Self-anointed truckies’ campaigner, the United Transport Group (UTG), has undergone its second major management shake-up since its launch just six months ago. Read more
Amended regulations come into play in Victoria from March 1 that make hirers and freight brokers responsible for keeping records to help prove they are meeting their obligations when dealing with contractors. Read more
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has slammed the Australian Logistics Council’s (ALC) proposed National Operating Standard, labelling it absurd and misleading.
An industry-first driver simulator is expected to have its first trainees behind the wheel within a matter of weeks. Read more
Queensland’s Peak Downs Highway is set to receive $11.5 million in upgrades that aim to improve safety for heavy vehicles, including road trains.
The wharfies’ union is ramping up industrial action at the Victoria International Container Terminal in Melbourne from later this week. Read more
Steven Lawrie, the truckie tragically killed near the SA-Victoria border last week, is being fondly remembered as a top bloke who was always generous with his time. Read more
Forestry protesters said they had no beef with the log truck drivers, but they were still the ones left paying the price for their recent action at the Artec mill at Bell Bay. Read more
Truckies’ peak training body has doubled down on its call for an urgent overhaul of the driver licensing system.