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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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Study Finds Fatigue Link to Overactive Immune System

Fatigue is a hot topic among the road transport industry because it is often blamed for so many road incidents and drivers are often singled out for driving while fatigued, but a new study shows that it may have some

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Charges Dropped Against Driver Involved in Crash that Killed 2

The charges against the truck driver accused of driving dangerously causing a horror crash at the start of Adelaide’s South Eastern Freeway has been dropped. The incident occurred 4 years ago in 2014 and claimed 2 lives. The 33 year

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Watch These Trucks Do Crazy Things

Trucks can do some pretty amazing things but have you ever seen them jump, apparently it’s a sport like monster trucks in the U.S.A. In this video you can watch truck drivers do some pretty insane jumps all in the

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Tackling the Growing Truck Driver Health Crisis

An interesting article on Fleetowner.com highlighted the importance of physical fitness for truck drivers, given the mostly sedentary nature of the job which can cause weight gain. The post mentions Siphiwe Baleka who was once a champion swimmer for Yale

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Survey Shows Truck Drivers Suffering from Musculoskeletal Pain

According to researchers at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario Canada 3 out of 5 truck drivers suffer musculoskeletal pain or discomfort while on the job. Researchers surveyed 107 male drivers at 2 truck stops in southern Ontario, obtaining physical,

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Truck Driver Pleads Guilty After Leading Police on Fiery Trail of Destruction

A truck driver who led police on a 100km chase along the New England Highway has pleaded guilty to using a stolen semi-trailer to do so. The chase ended in a fiery trail of destruction with the truck smashing into

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Police Alerted By Truck Driver Save Young Girl

Police were recently alerted to a truck driving erratically by another truck driver. When stopped, police discovered the truckie driving dangerously and under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The concerned driver had given police the location of the erratic

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Mum Gets a Lesson in Truck Driving for the First Time

In this video a 46 year old mother gets behind the wheel of a truck for the very first time and discovers how challenging controlling one of these machines really is. The experiment showed that driving a truck is a

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Truck Driver Admits to Three Instances of Road Rage

The Melbourne truck driver who terrorized the road over a 3 day period in May has pleaded guilty in the Melbourne Magistrates Court to 15 charges relating to 3 separate incidents. The 28 year old driver Elten Gevergizyan’s reign of

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