NSW Strategy Aims to Target Transport Industry Injury

The NSW government has launched a new strategy to address serious injuries and fatalities in the transport industry. We recently heard that road freight transport is the most high risk industry in the country. According to state minister for better regulation Matt Kean, its crucial to ensure the health and safety of the road freight […]

Study Reveals Truck Drivers at Risk for Spinal Injuries

A recent study has revealed that truck drivers are among those occupations that are at a high risk for traumatic spinal injuries (TSIs), The study into the causes and effects of work-related TSIs across NSW took 3 years to complete, found that the construction and transport industries were at the highest risk. The study points […]

Pedestrian Dies after being struck by Truck in Melbourne

A pedestrian passed away after being hit by a truck in Melbourne east recently. The woman was struck by the truck at the corner of Denmark Street and Studley Park Road in Kew. The pedestrian died at the scene. Investigations into the incident are underway and police have questioned the truck driver at the scene. […]

Truck Drivers React to Study Revealing Truck Driving is Most Dangerous Job in Australia

Following the recent revelation that trucking is the most dangerous industry in Australia and the Monash University study that revealed that truck drivers are 13 times more likely to die at work than any other profession, truckies are demanding urgent action. Truck driving is also one of the most unhealthy jobs according to the study, […]

Truckies Join WA Drought Relief Efforts

WA truckies, rural businesses and farmers joined together to send massive convoys of road trains loaded with donated hay to assist drought affected farmers in the Eastern States. Reports estimate 50 to 70 road trains will travel into Queensland and NSW in January to assist in drought relief efforts as part of Farmers Across Borders- […]

Trucks Collide on Hamilton Highway

Paramedics were called to the scene of a 2 truck crash on the Hamilton Highway in Fyansford. A man was rushed to hospital by Ambulance Victoria who confirmed he had suffered a non-life threatening head injury in the crash. The man in his 40s was taken to Geelong Hospital in a stable condition. The Hamilton […]