Truck Driver Dodges Rocks Thrown by Youths on Western Highway

A truck driver narrowly escaped a tragedy after 3 young males threw rocks at his heavy vehicle and smashed his windscreen on Melbourne’s Western Highway at Melton. The driver was seen swerving before pulling over to the emergency lane on dash-cam footage. The man had only been driving trucks for 12 months when the incident […]

Hotline to Report Truck Safety Breaches in Confidence

Drivers, supply chain employees and even general road users can report their safety concerns to the Heavy Vehicle Confidential Reporting Hotline which was recently launched. The national confidential reporting line is a way to share heavy vehicle safety concerns which will be reported to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator who will then assess the complaint. […]

Driver Injured after Truck Rolls Down Embankment

A road safety incident in Victoria’s north resulted in lane closures and major traffic delays after a truck rolled off a highway. The truck driver was injured after it is believed he lost control of the truck on the corner of the Golburn Valley Highway and Hume Freeway in Seymour. The truck plummeted down an […]

Two Year Old Run Over by Truck

An incident has taken place on the Central Coast that could have claimed the life of a 2 year old boy. The toddler wandered away from his home and was struck by a Pantech truck as it made it’s way out of a service state at Ourimbah around 3:45pm. The child was airlifted to John […]

New South Wales Traffic and Highway Patrol Command Chief Warns of Speed Limiter Risks

New South Wales Traffic and Highway Patrol Command Chief Inspector Philip Brooks is the latest to speak out about the risks involved with speed limiter tampering, as he highlighted the harm that can be done to businesses and individuals when caught. He said the problem was back and as he described it “bolder than ever”, […]

Truck Driver Killed in Crash Involving 2 Rigs

The horrific crash between 2 rigs in Melbourne’s western suburbs has claimed the life of one of the truck drivers. The afternoon crash on Little Boundary Road at Laverton North happened when one truck was turning right and another truck passing by swiped the turning truck, crushing the cabin and killing the driver. The tragic […]