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Volvo Electric Trucks in Action

Watch the latest Volvo electric trucks in action on European roads. These silent, fully electric vehicles have been dubbed the trucks of the future, said to have the ability to reduce operating costs and improve efficiency. Take a look and

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Electric Concrete Mixer Truck in Action

It has been said electric vehicles are the way of the future and truck manufacturers are following this line thinking. Watch the latest electric truck mixer in action.

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Thief Crashed Truck into Sydney Cafe

Beware not to leave your vehicle unattended and unlocked – the consequences of doing so have been highlighted by an incident that happened in Sydney recently. A man was arrested by police after being detained by construction workers who apprehended

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Heavy Vehicle Driver Fatigue Study – A World First

In what has been hailed as a world first, the National Transport Commission (NTC) and Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) released the results of the study into heavy vehicle driver fatigue. The researchers analysed aspects

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Drive an Oversized Truck Into a Bridge and Face a Lifetime Ban?

Rail Back on Track – a Queensland transport lobby group wants truck drivers who drive their oversized truck under a bridge that it won’t fit under more than once to be banned for life from holding a licence. Robert Dow

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Keeping Fatigued Drivers off the Road with Fatigue Road-side Testing

Roadside testing for fatigued drivers may soon by a thing as the Andrews Labor Government tests new technology that will detect fatigued drivers. The trial is an Australia-first and will take place at a controlled test facility in Kilsyth. If

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18 People Killed in Guatemala when Truck Collides with Crowd

A horror crash claimed the lives of 18 people on a Guatemalan freeway recently, including children. According to reports a large truck slammed into a crowd that had gathered on a dark highway after a person was run over in

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VTA Addresses Industry Issues at This Year’s State Conference

The Victorian Transport Association (VTA) has stressed the importance for transport operators to understand industry changes and reforms, and how they will affect businesses, which was the focus of its recent state conference in March. The VTA’s event program was

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Truck Thief Caught After Vehicle Gets Stuck on Bridge

A suspect who allegedly stole a truck from a Salisbury South business was arrested after the prime mover he was driving became stuck on a bridge. Police caught the man when the truck became stuck while heading towards Adelaide’s salt

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Managers Urged to Be Mindful of Diesel Fumes Health Risk

An Australian engineer has warned that the trucking sector should be doing more to address the health hazards associated with diesel fumes exposure. Legal experts in the transport industry have said companies should be guided by their workplace health and

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