November 2018

Published a story 13th Nov 2018 11:06 AM

ANTHONY and Danyelle Haigh are making the most of a rare sojourn at home in Allora when <em>Big Rigs </em>caught up with Australia's busiest water drillers.

Road train water drillers deliver hope for farmers

ANTHONY and Danyelle Haigh are making the most of a rare sojourn at home in Allora when Big Rigs caught up with Australia's busiest water drillers.

October 2018

Published a story 31st Oct 2018 2:43 PM

PETER Ward, now 95, says coming out of retirement to make his daily vegetable deliveries was the best decision he's ever made.

Meet Peter, 95, Australia's oldest truckie

PETER Ward, now 95, says coming out of retirement to make his daily vegetable deliveries was the best decision he's ever made.

Published a story 30th Oct 2018 3:54 PM

TECHNOLOGICAL advances are streamlining the way VicRoads heavy vehicle enforcement officers target repeat offenders on the state's roads.

Tech helps Vic officers target worst offenders

TECHNOLOGICAL advances are streamlining the way VicRoads heavy vehicle enforcement officers target repeat offenders on the state's roads.

Published a story 30th Oct 2018 3:50 PM

WASTING needless hours - and money - looking for the right part to fix a trailer defect could soon be a headache of the past.

Labels get green light

WASTING needless hours - and money - looking for the right part to fix a trailer defect could soon be a headache of the past.

Published a story 30th Oct 2018 3:48 PM

LINDBURG said the alarming dropout rates could be attributed to three key categories: environment, wage and government incentives (or lack thereof).

How to attract apprentices... and keep them

LINDBURG said the alarming dropout rates could be attributed to three key categories: environment, wage and government incentives (or lack thereof).

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 4:24 PM

The HVNL amendment that came into effect on October 1 around the new CoR requirements for the heavy vehicle industry are causing needless panic.

Needless confusion over CoR

The HVNL amendment that came into effect on October 1 around the new CoR requirements for the heavy vehicle industry are causing needless panic.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 3:32 PM

DAVID Phillips loves putting a smile on a truckie's face each time they pull up to his mobile espresso van at the Yelgun rest interchange.

Fight brewing for truckies' best pal

DAVID Phillips loves putting a smile on a truckie's face each time they pull up to his mobile espresso van at the Yelgun rest interchange.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 3:29 PM

FOR nearly 30 years now WA contractor Garth Stockden has been fighting for space at the Wubin road train assembly area about 280km north of Perth.

New Muchea road train facility 'will create chaos'

FOR nearly 30 years now WA contractor Garth Stockden has been fighting for space at the Wubin road train assembly area about 280km north of Perth.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 3:23 PM

QUEENSLAND Trucking Association CEO Gary Mahon said the government should reinstall the same policy it had in place from March, 2005.

Truckies face $652 fine for risking shortcut

QUEENSLAND Trucking Association CEO Gary Mahon said the government should reinstall the same policy it had in place from March, 2005.

Published a story 2nd Oct 2018 2:01 PM

DAY-BY-DAY, hour-by-hour. That's how Carla Collins, the devastated daughter of Chris Kurz, says she's learning to cope with the tragic loss of her beloved dad.

'Dad would have been blown away'

DAY-BY-DAY, hour-by-hour. That's how Carla Collins, the devastated daughter of Chris Kurz, says she's learning to cope with the tragic loss of her beloved dad.

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