IF THE powers-that-be don't think there is a serious problem with driver numbers in Australia, they need to start canvassing operators in WA for a reality check
LYNDON Watson used to think that saving the planet was strictly the domain of hippies and environmentalists.
BY THE time you read this, legendary Illawarra, NSW, trucking icon Frances Ross will be halfway through a five-week return cruise from Sydney to Hawaii.
WHEN Greg Haylock and his son Ben had to hand the keys of their pride and joy to a replacement driver, there was only one man they wanted at the wheel.
MINISTER of Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack sent a clear message to Trucking Australia 2018 delegates that he's firmly in their corner.
FOR more than four years, Wade Lewis' blueprint for standardising a national heavy vehicle apprenticeship program gathered dust in his drawer.
EIGHT teams made up of industry outsiders brainstorming innovative ways to combat the age-old issue of driver fatigue.
INSPIRED by the electric vehicle success of a NZ rubbish behemoth, SA firm East Waste is making plans to pioneer a similar movement this side of the Tasman.
JACQUELENE Brotherton can't think of a more fitting title than Creating Connections for the national conference of Transport Women Australia in Melbourne.
A GROUND-breaking new study now under way at Monash University in Melbourne has the potential to dramatically improve truck drivers' safety on Australian roads.