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Report Says Truckies Less Likely to Ask for Help with Mental Health

Worrying results from the third report of Monash University’s Driving Health Study revealed that Australian truck drivers suffering from mental illness are less likely than other workers to seek help. The study found that in addition to drivers being hesistant

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Transport Workers Union Demands Answers Following Truck Crash

Following the death of a truck driver from Coffs Harbour on the Logan Motorway, the Transport Workers Union has criticised the trucking company who employed the man. The crash went unnoticed for about 10 hours. A passer-by discovered the crash

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Boy Injured in Truck Hit and Run

Sydney police are investigating a hit and run incident in the city’s north west involving a 14 year old boy. Police believe an Isuzu truck may have been involved, a 2016 -2018 model N Series. The vehicle failed to stop

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Double Rig Crash Claims Truck Driver’s Life

A truck driver has lost his life in a crash in Melbourne’s western suburbs when another heavy vehicle collided into his. The 2 rig crash happened on Little Boundary Road at Laverton North when the one truck driver was turning

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19 Killed in Horror Truck Crash

A horror crash has killed 19 people in Turkey after falling into a canal. The truck was carrying migrants when it collided with the highway barrier and fell into the canal. It is not known where the migrants were from

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Major Freeway Jammed after Pedestrian Struck

A pedestrian was killed on a major Melbourne freeway recently after being run over by a car first and then a truck at around 5am. The identity of the man and the cause of the crash have not been revealed

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The LongHaul Drivers Association (LHDA) Blames Truck Crash on Congested Roads

The Long Haul Drivers Association (LHDA) has blamed road conditions for the spate of crashes on the M5. In a critique of the conditions in major cities like Sydney and Melbourne, Brian Turpie of the LHDA, an advocate for truck

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Truck Slams Into Parked Car

A tragic incident occurred recently when a truck crashed into a broken down car on Brookton-Corrigin Road, 2 hours west of Perth. A mother and her 10 year old son were killed as they waited in the car for her

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Articulated Trucks Responsible for Downward Trend in Fatal Crashes

Heavy vehicle fatal crashes and fatalities has begun a downward trend after 2 years of increasing, according to the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE). The statistics show record lows on both scales with the fatal crash count

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Two Killed and 4 injured in Truck Crash

A truck crash in New South Wales, similar to the one that occurred in Dubbo in Janunary has left people wondering how authorities will react. Two people were killed and 4 injured in the crash involving a truck and five

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