Industry Pleased with Australian Taxation Office (ATO’s) Decision To Reverse Take On Drivers’ Meal Expenses

The Australian Taxation Office has decided to reverse its take on drivers’ meal expenses, a move that has been welcomed by the trucking industry and the Transport Workers Union. It is believed around 38,000 truck drivers will benefit from the changes. The industry has called on the federal government to intervene to ensure the “unacceptable” […]

SafeWork NSW Issues Emergency Self Rescue Respirator Warning

SafeWork NSW has issued a notice warning of the potentially life threatening risk of using an unsafe emergency escape breathing device in the event of an emergency. Users have been warned to remove the HFZY30 EEBD self-rescue respirator from their road transport vehicles and workplaces, following testing which revealed the device was lacking in several […]

Truck Driver from Sydney on the Run

Police in Sydney are desperately searching for a heavy vehicle driver who fled the scene of a chain reaction accident recently. The crash occurred at West Ryde in the Sydney’s north where the truck brought down a power pole before crashing through the fence of a house and coming to rest in the yard of […]

Truck Fatally Crashes into Pedestrian in Melbourne

A truck has struck and killed a pedestrian in Melbourne’s CBD. It is believed the pedestrian, a man in his 50s or 60s, was crossing a street when he was hit by the truck. He died on the scene. The section of the road, Queens street between Lonsdale and Little Bourke street was closed for […]

One Killed in Pilbara Truck Crash

A major crash in the Pilbara has resulted in the death of a man traveling in a truck at the time. The 37 year old man was killed when the truck he was in left the road, rolled on its side and caught fire, he was sleeping in the truck’s sleeper cab at the time […]

Truckies Lambasted for Continuously Hitting Footscray Bridge

If you don’t heed the 28 warning signs on the approach to the Napier Street Bridge in Footscray regarding maximum height, perhaps flashing red warnings might do the trick. The bridge has been struck more than 70 times in the past 12 years. The high-tech warning system, costing $1.2 million installed at the bridge in […]