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Volvo Group recalls 494 Mack trucks due to manufacturing error

Volvo Group has issued a recall on 494 Mack trucks due to a manufacturing error.  
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Push for change to system that sees truckies ‘sitting on the couch for a year’

Austroads has said it is pushing for changes to the current licensing system, which can often see drivers “sitting on …
News

UK truckie shocked by ‘easy’ test for truck licence in NSW

A truckie who moved to Australia from the UK has said he was “shocked” by how easy it is to …
Awards, News

ATA announces winners of National Trucking Industry Awards

The Australian Trucking Association has announced the winners of the 2024 National Trucking Industry Awards. 
Driver training, News, Truck driver

Operators need to step up to address driver shortage, says Ron Finemore

Prominent transport operator Ron Finemore has said that other fleet owners need to step up to help address the serious …

Features

Business owner takes plunge into trucking aged 53

A 53-year-old who got his multi-combination licence last year has said he was “petrified” heading off on his first trip …

Impeccable fleet is a rolling ANZAC tribute

Identical twins Peter and Robert Mills have dedicated their stunning truck fleet to their truckie grandfather, who served in World …
isolation

‘This is huge in terms of the ability to improve this industry’

After much political debate, the Closing Loopholes Bill is now the new framework for helping industry to meet minimum standards.

Higgs Haulage looks back as it celebrates 35 years in business

Not every transport company gets to celebrate 35 years in business, but Higgs Haulage has gone the distance.  

Truckie Profiles

Emotional scenes as truckie sees daughter for first time in four years

There were emotional scenes at a north Queensland roadhouse parking area when veteran Western Australian small fleet operator Mike Vanstroe …

Outback truckie has had ‘workhorse’ Iveco for the past 19 years

A workhorse Iveco ML180 has been used by outback driver Peter Ashman for the past 19 years.

From east to west and everything in between

Since starting his career in trucking, Peter Naggar, 49, has seen much of the country from the windscreen and worked …

Second-generation truckie loving life on open road

Over the course of the past 14 months, I have been lucky enough to meet some great characters out there …

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