Women in Trucking Australia (WiTA) has taken out one of South Australia’s most coveted awards – the Jones, Harley Toole Community Road Safety Award at the recent Community Achievement Awards in Adelaide. Read more
The ACT Government has launched their first SEA 100% electric tipper truck. Read more
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has issued a safety recall notice for Western Star trucks fitted with Detroit Diesel DD15 engines that were sold in Australia from January 1, 2010, through to November 30, 2020. Read more
Grain harvesters are reaping the golden crop across Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales to a happy tune for farmers, and bank managers. Read more
Not many of us who make New Year’s Resolutions each year actually stick to them, but there are some exceptions. Two truckies, one from NT and one from SA, decided late in the year that theirs’ would be to lose weight – and that they did.
On 20 July 2020, an experienced road train operator was tragically killed when his truck rolled on the Leichardt Highway, around 15km north of Taroom, Queensland. His sister has set up a memorial at the site in his honour, planting sunflower seeds, which are yet to bloom.
After losing an appeal to silence truck drivers speaking out about safety in its supply chain, it looks like Aldi will be forced to pay up.
A new study involving freight data sharing trials with companies such as Woolworths, Nestle and Toll Group looks at opportunities to improve Australia’s supply chains.
Most truckies who travel away from home have breaks in their truck, while some stay in motels. Those who take their four-legged friends with them on the road can be limited as to where they can stay, but Spy has come across a motel that welcomes pets too.
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in NSW, border closures are causing absolute havoc for truckies, with some having to wait up to five hours to get into Victoria – and authorities are scrambling to get these issues fixed.