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WA Truck Rollover Causes Highway Chaos

The Roe Highway was left in chaos following a truck rollover recently. According to reports, chaos ensued in Perth’s east as the highway was closed following a prime mover rollover near the Berkshire Road overpass in Forrestfied. Early morning traffic

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Heavy Vehicle Driver Fatigue Study – A World First

In what has been hailed as a world first, the National Transport Commission (NTC) and Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) released the results of the study into heavy vehicle driver fatigue. The researchers analysed aspects

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Cameras on Federal Highway For Monitoring Heavy Vehicles

As part of the National Compliance and Information System (NCIS), supported by the Federal Government and National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR), new heavy vehicle monitoring cameras have been placed on both sides of the ACT’s Federal Highway near the NSW

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Drive an Oversized Truck Into a Bridge and Face a Lifetime Ban?

Rail Back on Track – a Queensland transport lobby group wants truck drivers who drive their oversized truck under a bridge that it won’t fit under more than once to be banned for life from holding a licence. Robert Dow

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Woman Killed When Her Car Collided with A Truck

Another fatality has occurred on our roads, this time claiming the life of a woman on the Princes Highway, south of Narooma. The woman was in a  sedan when it collided with a truck travelling south. The women died at

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Truckies Appeal to Holiday Makers not to park in Truck Rest Areas

Every holiday brings with it a dilemma for truck drivers- no where for them to park and rest, as they are required to do by law. This is because holiday makers in cars, caravans and campers take up the parking

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Fatigue Management Comes Under The Spotlight Again

In the lead-up to Easter, law enforcement officers will be targeting heavy vehicle driver fatigue. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and Queensland Police have been focusing on fatigue with the NHVR launching the ‘Focus on Fatigue’ campaign for drivers

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Truck Driver Arrested for Driving Over Alcohol Limit

A truck driver has been arrested for driving over the alcohol limit after he blew 0.132 in a breathalyser test. Police stopped the truck as part of Operation Interceptor in Port Botany when they issued a breathalyser test to the

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Truck Smashes into Family’s Home while they Slept

An unmanned truck has smashed into a Sydney home as its inhabitants slept. A north-west Sydney family were forced into temporary accommodation after a truck crashed into their home. They were awoken at 6am by a loud bang when a

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3 Truck Collision on Bruce Highway, Sunshine Coast Causes Major Traffic Delays

Commuters were left frustrated after a multi-vehicle crash caused huge delays on the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast recently. The route to the city was affected after the crash which caused slow traffic between Bells Creek and Roys Road.

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