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“With COVID things have been busier than ever – I think that’s been reflected in transport generally.” A simple statement but one which has had resonance for Nick Plummer, who oversees his family’s transport business Plummer’s Freight, from its depot at Albury on the NSW-Victorian border.
Heavy vehicle drivers can now get tested for Covid-19 in Victoria irrespective of whether they show symptoms, after the Victorian Government adjusted its guidance to align with other jurisdictions and to help overcome delays at borders that were disrupting supply chains.
The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has called for a resolution to the current chaos being faced by Victorian truck drivers who are required to regularly enter South Australia.