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
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.
Truckies should know early next month if they have to pay the $23.71 to use the controversial new NorthConnex tunnel in Sydney. Read more
It’s good to be back. Big Rigs is the magazine for transport workers and a strong forum for discussion of the issues that you face on the road every day. The TWU is a proud contributor. The pandemic has created a situation we have not seen before. For some in our industry, work is busier than it has ever been, for others they are finding new jobs. The industry needs no extra pain yet we still see corporate greed overtaking corporate responsibility alongside indifference from the Federal and State Governments.
Hopes of a toll-free introduction for truckies to the controversial NorthConnex tollway in Sydney could rest on a debate in State Parliament this week. Read more
Disgruntled truckies are rallying in Sydney tomorrow to let Transurban know what they think of the $23.73 toll they’ll be asked to pay each time they use the new NorthConnex tunnel. Read more