The nation’s peak trucking bodies are calling on the Australian Government to establish Covid testing points, in a bid to reduce test result waiting times and support vaccination requirements.
NatRoad has once again highlighted how inconsistent Covid testing requirements across states and territories could pose a threat to properly stocked supermarket shelves.
As it highlights the need for vigilance during the current Covid outbreak, the Victorian Transport Association (VTA) is also calling for a new testing station on the Princes Highway at Cann River for truckies travelling in and out of Victoria via Gippsland.
From 1am this morning, mandatory Covid-19 testing for freight and logistics operators is back in place in Queensland, along with changes to border pass requirements.
After pushing for the SA COVID testing dilemma to be resolved, the SA Road Transport Association (SARTA) has advised that updated info has been released relating to testing requirements for heavy vehicle operators within the state.
Darling Downs Health has announced upcoming changes for its drive-in COVID-19 testing centre at the Caltex Truck Stop on Boundary Road, Goondiwindi. Read more
Truckies can now get free Covid tests in Tailem Bend, SA, from midnight to 4pm, seven days a week. Read more