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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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Electric Waste Truck The First in Australia

WM Waste Management Services have the first electric waste truck in Australia – the first main-line waste truck powered exclusively by electricity. The truck is being put to work for the City of Casey in the south-east of Melbourne. The

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Melbourne Pedestrian Hit by Truck and Killed

A truck ran over a female pedestrian in Melbourne’s east recently, with the pedestrian dying on the scene. The incident happened at the corner of Denmark Street and Studley Park Road in Kew, causing major traffic delays in the area.

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Articulated Trucks Drive Down Fatal Crash Statistics

The number of heavy vehicle fatal crashes seems to have resumed their downward trend, good news for all road users. According to the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) statistics there were record low numbers of fatal crashes,

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Teenage Boy in Hospital after Truck Accident

 A collision between a teenager and the truck has left the boy fighting for his life in hospital. The teenager was struck by the heavy vehicle in Melton South recently on Brooklyn Road. He suffered suspected head injuries. The boy

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Truck Driver Causes Mayhem at Galston Gorge

Galston Gorge is often in the news and always for the wrong reasons. Once again a truck has caused chaos at Galston Gorge crashing and spilling diesel everywhere. Despite being over-length, reportedly the truck didn’t get stuck but crashed into

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Truck Driver Protests in Brazil Bring Country to a Standstill

The Brazilian president had to send in the army and federal police to clear the highways blockaded by striking truck drivers recently. The drivers were protesting over the soaring cost of fuel in the country. The country’s economy was brought

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Serious Truck Crash involving 2 Trucks

The Sturt Highway between Waikerie and Kingston on Murray remained closed for hours after a two truck collision recently. One truck was broken down on the road and was hit into by another truck. The driver and passenger of the

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Rogue Operators Targeted by Tow Truck Legislation

Tow truck operators will no longer be able to strong arm drivers into paying exorbitantly high fees for private property towing from car parks under new legislation that came into effect. The legislation was welcomed by RACQ who said the

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Man Pinned Under Own Truck

The risks associated with loading and unloading of vehicles has once again been highlighted by an incident which took place recently. A truck driver in Tasmania has been airlifted to hospital after an accident which left him pinned under his

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