A $95 million upgrade to Riverway Drive and a major study to identify priority sections of the Bruce Highway for duplication are two major announcements as part of tomorrow night’s Federal Budget to help drive Townsville’s recovery from Covid-19. Read more
A 17-year-old from the Sunshine Coast is making some big plans for the year ahead. He and his Chamberlain 9G tractor are set to embark on a 13,500km journey across Australia in a mammoth fundraising effort for three charities: Lights on the Hill Trucking Memorial, the Royal Flying Doctors Service and Dolly’s Dream.
The National Road Freighters Association (NRFA) and the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) have joined forces to focus their efforts on achieving an industry that is safe and sustainable.
The Productivity Commission (PC) has given road transport regulators a pass in some areas but a rebuke for not doing more to unlock efficiency gains for heavy vehicle operators. Read more
This long-time heavy haulage truckie thought he’d seen his share of idiot drivers in 20 years behind the wheel in Victoria. Read more
A Covid-19 toolbox talk kit focused on vehicle, workplace and hand hygiene, wearing a face mask and mental health is part of the NHVR’s latest release of practical industry safety material. Read more
Eight former Toll Group executives have lifted the lid on the levels of corruption at the logistics giant before, and after, Japan Post swooped in with a surprise $6.5 billion buy-out in 2015. Read more
Detectives are appealing for dashcam footage and public information after a truck driver was robbed, assaulted and shot twice in the leg, near Lithgow, NSW, earlier this week. Read more