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RMS Investigate NSW Oversize Load Incident

An incident that happened at the entrance to Newcastle Link Road is being investigated by NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) when an oversized load became wedged on an off-ramp. The heavy haulage truck was carrying a pressure vessel when

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Celebrity Says Driving Sydney Roads like Surviving the Jungle

If you drive for a living on Sydney’s roads then you deserve some credit, as it has some of the most hectic traffic and crazy driving. Even British TV personality and former Super League player Kris Smith, well acquainted with

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Australian Truck Drivers Plead with Drivers to Give Trucks Space

According to new research, most fatal truck crashes around the country are caused by cars and not trucks. The tragic part is that these crashes are avoidable, which is why Australia’s biggest truck insurer National Transport Insurance is urging all

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ATA Lobbies Government on Emergency Braking and Driver Licensing Issues

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has lobbied the government on emergency braking and driver licensing issues at the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee into matters of road safety. ATA’s chief of staff Bill McKinley appeared before the

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ATA Recommendations to Reduce Road Toll

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) recently submitted its recommendation to minimise the number of fatalities on Australian roads to zero. After revealing that 1225 people were killed on Australian roads in 2017, the ATA have made 19 recommendations for the

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Bruce Highway Upgrade Completed Ahead of Schedule

Trucks drivers and other road users who make use of the Bruce Highway will be pleased to hear that a section of the highway being upgraded has been completed, and its six months ahead of schedule. The Boundary Road Interchange

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NSW State Has No Power Suspend the Licences of Wrongly Accredited Truck Drivers

It has come to light that the NSW road authority do not have the power to suspend the licences of wrongly accredited truck drivers. An incident that occurred on Sydney’s M5 freeway involving a visa holding truck driver who was

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New Zealand’s New Vehicle Mass and Dimension Rule

New Zealand has a new vehicle mass and dimension rule which came into effect recently. The Vehicle Dimensions and Mass (VDAM) 2016 rule is being enforced by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA), and includes key changes in vehicle dimensions and

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Petrol Tanker Driver Dazed at The Wheel of Overturned Vehicle

A fuel tanker crash outside Sydney Airport caused major delays for Sydney motorists with the major road having to be closed for 14 hours. The 46 year old tanker driver claims he has no clue what happened, and stated he

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Hit and Run Incident Results Raids on Numerous Baiada Factories

Remember the tragic incident involving a 60 year old woman who was run over by a truck driver as she walked across a pedestrian crossing, the driver who failed to stop is now facing court over the incident. The driver was

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