Lobby Group Calls for Lifetime Driving Bans for Driving Trucks into Bridges

A Queensland transport lobby group wants drivers banned for life if they drive their oversized truck into a bridge that is too low more than once. According to Rail Back on Track’s Robert Dow, offenders should “automatically lose their licence for up to six months after a first offence” and if it happens a second […]

Bad Driving Mistakes Made Over Easter

Although Easter 2019 may be over, the bad driving mistakes people make on the road are sure to return by the next holiday season. Over the Easter holidays, 1 in 4 Australians embark on long-distrance journeys and the traffic can be a nightmare. To try and beat the traffic some drivers do some questionable things […]

Truck Drivers Beg Holiday Makers Not To Take Their Rest Areas

Truck drivers have made an appeal to motorists on holiday to avoid taking their designated parking bays for their cars, campers and caravans. It happens every holiday season and truck drivers say they are fed up because they are called rude when they ask other motorists not to park in their bays. These truck designated […]

Truck Hits Bridge on Racecourse Road Leaving Tram Passengers Stranded

A truck recently hit into the Flemington Bridge on Racecourse Road in Melbourne, leaving many tram passengers on the 57 tram stranded. Buses had to be called in to replace tram services after the truck crashed into the bridge near Moonee Ponds Creek. Just four days prior the Newmarket Bridge was hit by another truck. […]

SA Transport Minister Warns of Offences Hike on South Eastern Freeway

The South Australian government has warned of new offences and penalties that will become effective on May 1st, 2019 for heavy vehicle drivers who are detected driving unsafely on the down-track of the South Eastern Freeway. Related businesses are also implicated with new penalties introducing a substantial increase in the body corporate levy that will […]

Road Side Fatigue Tests on the Cards

New technology is being trialled in Victoria to detect fatigued drivers. The trial which is an Australian first will be undertaken at a controlled test facility in Kilsyth and as part of the trial drivers will be kept awake for up to 32 hours and then conduct 2 hour drives on a controlled track. The […]