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Mental health

Truckie mental health program goes north

New South Wales ‘Open Road Open Up’ initiative is getting bigger than ever, as truckie mental health continues to move …

ATA calls for road access for taller trucks

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has called for changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) to allow general access …
Mental health

Truckie mental health program goes north

New South Wales ‘Open Road Open Up’ initiative is getting bigger than ever, as truckie mental health continues to move …
Outback Way

Millions in funding put towards Outback Way contract

The Northern Territory government has awarded more than $44 million to local Territory business Aldebaran Contracting, to upgrade and seal …

QTA launches future drivers program

The Queensland Trucking Association (QTA) is on the lookout for the next generation of truckies in Far North Queensland and …
Bridge strikes

NSW government addresses toll reform

A report into the impacts of Sydney’s road toll privatisation has been released, with the “poorly-functioning patchwork” of the region’s …
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie roads set for upgrades

Truckies are set to benefit from traffic relief as the New South Wales government unveils new plans for upgrade works …

Truck Product News

Electric truck

Rentals group launches electric truck option

Southern Cross Electric Vehicles (SCEV), a part of the Southern Cross Truck Rentals group, is offering its customers the chance …

Hundreds of Sitrak units recalled

Sitrak Australia has issued a recall for 305 of its Sinotruk T5G units on due to an issues with the …

Fire Rescue Victoria takes on first electric truck

The Labor Government is modernising Fire Rescue Victoria’s (FRV) fleet by introducing the state’s first electric fire truck. On its …

Linfox takes on massive trailer delivery

Freight giant Linfox has taken on delivery of 250 new custom built semi-trailers from manufacturer Krueger Transport Equipment, which it …

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Truck of the Month

Flawless Victory conquering Western Australia

Flawless Victory
Is everyone aware of what a monomyth is? I will break it down a little just so we are all …

Starry eyed over Limited Edition Constellation

  “Can I love a Western Star? I’m a Mack man, can I love a Western Star?” That’s the question …

Big and beefy Kenworth Legend

  I have confirmed the answer, everybody! Feel free to thank me with praises, accolades, and/or Jack Daniels, for I …


Sprenger’s stunning Swede

They do say good things come to those who wait and Dan ‘Hutcho’ Hutchison has been a very patient man …

Mastering the MAN – TG Gen 3 on test

Full disclosure here to start with, I may have over 20 years of on-road experience behind me, sitting behind the …
Driver shortage

Trends emerging in driver shortage

There are currently an estimated 200,000 truck drivers working in Australia. And this is still not even close to enough. …

Tipping into the Scania Way

After 34-years as an owner-driver devoted to American trucks, Newcastle’s Phillip Meharg tried a Scania V8 in 2020. He loved …


Conventional conjuring from The Netherlands

DAF flexes muscle


AVAS mandate planned for 2025

HVIA calls on NHVR to delay VSB6 update

Iveco set to test autonomous driving technology

Mineral resources

Truck Reviews

alternative fuel

Electric Canter leads the charge

  It may sound simplistic, but there are probably three distinct reasons why Fuso’s latest eCanter range sits at the …

Volvo shows off muscle and 780hp might

Loading the player... Video: Volvo Trucks/Greg Bush As you’d expect from someone inhabiting the executive stratosphere, Roger Alm is a …

Benz sets a charge with eActros

Loading the player... Video: Daimler Truck Australia Pacific/Greg Bush Like their counterparts at Volvo Group Australia, and probably most other …

Volvo zaps the Gap

Loading the player... Video: Volvo Trucks Australia/Greg Bush It was a straightforward question by Volvo Group Australia’s e-mobility manager Tim …

Iveco does the job Daily

While Japanese manufacturers are taking a big slice of the light, cab chassis market, Iveco’s updated Daily range is turning heads with, not only its smart appearance, but a host of safety and intuitive features to make the daily grind a whole lot easier
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