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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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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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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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Heavy Vehicle Driver Fatigue Data Being Collected

The NTC has embarked on  a collaboration with the NHVR, industry and governments to develop a national framework for collecting real-life operational data so future fatigue policy can be improved. The aim is to improve road safety by collecting data

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Transport Workers Union Demands Answers Following Truck Crash

Following the death of a truck driver from Coffs Harbour on the Logan Motorway, the Transport Workers Union has criticised the trucking company who employed the man. The crash went unnoticed for about 10 hours. A passer-by discovered the crash

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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 6×6 Truck Trial Conducted in Europe

Watch the mammoth MAN truck in action as it navigates these hills and valleys. This real heavy duty vehicle can climb just about anything and even get itself out of some tight spots. In this demo its put to 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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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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WA Gets Multi-million Dollar Investment in Heavy Vehicle Infrastructure Focusing on Safety

With the Western Australian government’s commitment to safety, a multi-million dollar investment has been made towards heavy vehicle infrastructure. The state government has pledged more than $6million towards road improvements, rest stops and road train assembly areas across the state

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