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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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Trucks to Benefit from Bruce Highway Work

Queensland transport minister Mark Bailey recently said the $16.5  million upgrade of a 6km section of the Bruce Highway north of Tiaro will improve road safety for the road freight industry. The upgrade which opened recently involved the construction of

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Boss Flags Recruitment Crisis in Trucking

Isuzu Australia boss Phil Taylor has flagged the recruitment crisis in the trucking industry, urging stakeholders to act to ensure the future of the transport and logistics sector, following an in-depth review of the latest Census employment data. The figures

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The Push for Fuel Based Charging Joined by MP

The trucking industry has been joined in their push for changing to fuel based heavy vehicle charging by Katter’s Australian Party (KAP). On one hand the policy makers have said that they are interested in implementing a mass-distance-location pricing system

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Trucking Industry told to factor in carbon tax now

Tax Fears The trucking industry is now being warned to factor in carbon tax to protect their income. Although the tax began on July 1st 2012 the trucking industry has been given a two year grace period until July 1st

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Chain of Responsibility Update: Trucking Industry to Help Design Rest Stops

Authorities have proposed an initiative between government and the trucking industry to help alleviate run-ins between trucks and recreational vehicles in rest areas. Rest areas are crucial for truck drivers to ensure they are not driving while fatigued but according

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