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Australian Trucking Association Argues – Improved Access Good for Economy

The Australian Trucking Association through it’s chair Geoff Crouch has stated that improving heavy vehicle access will benefit the economy by lowering costs for Australian consumers and boosting jobs. In its recent submission to the national truck law review on

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Truck Driver with Meth in His System Ordered Off The Road

A truck driver has been ordered off the road after he was stopped and tested, revealing that he was under the influence of methamphetamine. The man was driving a heavy vehicle at the time. Police intercepted the driver and issued

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NSW Police Conduct More Than 150 Inspections Following Fatal Truck Crash

A fatal road crash on July 26 on the Pacific Highway at Nabiac has prompted a 5 day long compliance operation by state police during which officers inspected more than 150 heavy vehicles. A fatal collision for which police are

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NHVR’s Chain of Responsibility Warning to Operators

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) recently warned executives of heavy vehicle supply chain businesses to know their responsibilities under the revised Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws. The warning comes after a number of current investigations, more than 8 months

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Driver Hits Barrier and Tips after swerving to Avoid Wildlife

A recent incident was a reminder of the importance of watching out for wildlife on the road, after traffic traveling on the Princes Highway through Stratford was diverted for hours following a truck tipping on its side. The truck was

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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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