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Bruce Highway Closed After Fatal Collision

The Bruce Highway, south of Townsville was the site of a fiery crash recently, shutting it down in both directions. One person was killed in the crash at Guthalungra. Police say the truck was transporting pine timber when it collided

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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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Roads Australia Says Prioritising Infrastructure in Key

Given the current population trends, Roads Australia (RA) is calling for urgency when it comes to urban infrastructure planning and delivery. While referencing Infrastructure Australia’s Planning Liveable Cities report, the RA believes infrastructure delivery is failing to keep up with

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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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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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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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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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MAN’s Latest TGX 18.640 4×2 LLS Tractor Truck

If you love going to truck shows and keeping abreast of the latest in truck technology, you’ll probably enjoy this video of MAN’s TGX 18.640 4X2 LLS Tractor Truck scheduled for release in 2019.

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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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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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