A fatal truck crash in NSW’s mid-north coast has prompted a 5 day long blitz targeting heavy vehicles by NSW Police. The compliance operation resulted in more than 150 heavy vehicles being inspected, following a crash on the Pacific Highway at Nabiac in late July. The incident involved 2 trucks, a garbage truck and a […]
WorkSafe Victoria has penalised a retailer over an incident that involved a truck driver whose foot was run over twice by a mobile shipping container transporter at the retailer’s distribution centre. The company was issued a $150,000 fine without conviction after it was found that the company failed to provide a safe work environment. The […]
The latest figures from Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) show a positive trend in heavy vehicle truck statistics. The findings reveal that fatal crashes involving heavy trucks have decreased by 12 per cent in the 12 months to March 2019. There have been 147 fatal crashes involving heavy vehicles, in comparison to […]
Electric trucks are becoming more popular, as is electric cars powered by batteries. The benefits of these electric vehicles are a higher efficiency, possible lower running costs and they cut down on pollution. MAN recently released this video of it’s electric concrete mixer truck on the job. Let’s see how it compares to the traditional […]
Following a 3 vehicle crash in New Jersey, a truck went over the edge of the highway barrier and dangled there as emergency crews scrambled to address the situation. Watch the video to see how it unfolded.
Police say the truck rollover in Coffs Harbour CBD recently was not as a result of driver fatigue, following an investigation. According to Detective Inspector Darren Jameson, the driver had taken a rest break shortly before the accident. There were reports of skid marks near the scene of the accident on the Pacific Highway between […]