Welcome to 2021. You have no doubt just driven through one of the busiest periods of the year and how was it for you? Were you able to find adequate rest areas to pull up and manage your fatigue requirements on the road? How was the holiday traffic?
If you believe what Canberra is telling us, smaller transport operators now have legislation in place designed to tighten the screws on slow industry payers. Read more
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.
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.
Coles and the Transport Workers Union have signed a charter on standards in road transport and the gig economy focusing on safety, driver education and mental health. Read more
The NorthConnex tunnel is claimed to be a ‘game changer’ by a vast number of politicians wheeled out to sing the tunnel’s praises. Read more
Sydney transport operator Rob Woolley just wants a fair go. Read more
The sh*t shovel hangs on a tree at a well-used rest area in Mount Boyce NSW. It highlights the problems of rest areas that line haul truck drivers face.
Transport workers are looking for leverage over the supply chain because we need to stop the relentless pressure from clients who want to degrade our industry standards.
A program to train thousands of transport workers to support colleagues with mental health problems will be rolled out nationally after a successful pilot project. Read more