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Pedestrian Killed in Truck Crash

There have been a number of recent incidents reported where pedestrians have been hit by heavy vehicles and the latest one involves a 72 year old man. The elderly man was recently killed after being hit by a truck at

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Bruce Highway Closed After Fatal Collision

The Bruce Highway, south of Townsville was the site of a fiery crash recently, shutting it down in both directions. One person was killed in the crash at Guthalungra. Police say the truck was transporting pine timber when it collided

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26 Dead and over 200 Injured in Truck and Train Collision

A horror crash in the South African country-side has claimed the lives of 26 train passengers. The crash involving a truck and passenger train happened after the holidays when the train driver allegedly attempted to cross over the tracks ahead

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Car and Truck Collide on Melbourne Road

Another truck and car collision has occurred, this time on a Melbourne Road in Braybrook. As a result of the crash, a 77 year old man had to be rushed to hospital where he died shortly afterwards. The man, a

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Heavy Vehicle Crashes Rise Over Past Three Years

According to the latest Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) figures, the number of fatal crash numbers involving heavy articulated and rigid trucks has risen over the last 3 years. The figures show a 1.6 per cent year

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Truck Crash Statistics Show Mixed Results

According to the latest figures from the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE), there are mixed results regarding the number of fatal crashes involving heavy vehicles. While the number of fatal crashes involving heavy rigid trucks has decreased,

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Actions of Careless Truck Driver Causes Car to Spin Across Four Lanes

A careless truck driver has been blamed for an incident which sent a car spinning across 4 lanes of Brisbane traffic during peak hour. The truck clipped the car while merging into it’s lane, with a dashboard camera catching the

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Truck Jack-knifes on Queensland Highway, Causes Fatal Crash

A couple on their way to a weekend getaway were recently killed in a crash on The Warrego Highway at North Ipswich. The 57 year old couple were killed after a fuel tanker lost control and crossed the median strip

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Man dies after being hit by Truck in NSW

A hit and run accident involving a truck has taken place in southwest Sydney, claiming the life of a pedestrian. It is shocking and sad that the truck driver didn’t even bother to stop but continued going, leaving the injured

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Chain of Responsibility Update: New Technologies that help prevent Truck Crashes

According to recent reports trucking lobby wants all states to follow the lead of NSW in making electronic stability control (ESC) for all dangerous good tankers a mandatory requirement. According to The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) a similar approach to

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