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Long-term parking shortage sparks servo stoush
2 weeks ago

Long-term parking shortage sparks servo stoush

IAN Wolstenhome got the shock of his life when his first fine for parking at a roadhouse arrived in the post.

The Whittlesea City Council in Victoria had stung him …
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Truck explodes into flames on Princes Highway forcing evacuations, long clean-up
2 months ago

Truck explodes into flames on Princes Highway forcing evacuations, long clean-up

The petrol tanker that burst into flames near Wollongong this morning has taken 130 firefighters five hours to get under control but amazingly left all unharmed.

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Dangerous Goods Tank Vehicle Inspection Manual released by NSW EPA
3 months ago

Dangerous Goods Tank Vehicle Inspection Manual released by NSW EPA

By  •  Transport

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NSW has released detailed inspection and guidance material for persons undertaking inspections on road tank vehicles and prime movers intended to transport dangerous goods.

The …
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Tanker Safety:  Roll Stability requirements commence 1 Jan 2019 for all DG tankers that use NSW roads
3 months ago

Tanker Safety: Roll Stability requirements commence 1 Jan 2019 for all DG tankers that use NSW roads

By  •  Transport

All vehicles DG Trailers that use NSW roads, not just those that are registered in NSW, will need to comply with the EPA determination to have approved Roll Stability System …
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Partnership between Great Southern Fuels and BP extended
3 months ago

Partnership between Great Southern Fuels and BP extended

Western Australia-based Great Southern Fuels (GSF) and BP Australia have announced a five-year extension to their long-term partnership.

GSF and BP have been working together to service regional WA for …
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NatRoad calls for Fuel Tax freeze
4 months ago

NatRoad calls for Fuel Tax freeze

NatRoad say the Morrison Government should freeze the fuel excise as it is unfair on transport operators.

The calls come from the CEO of NatRoad, Warren Clark, and echo those …
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BLEAK INDUSTRY OUTLOOK FOR FUEL PRICES
4 months ago

BLEAK INDUSTRY OUTLOOK FOR FUEL PRICES

Domestic and international forces bringing no respite; NatRoad provides tips for operators

With diesel estimated to comprise 99 per cent of trucking and half of the commercial vehicle industry …
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Transport industry warns surging fuel prices will be passed on to consumers
4 months ago

Transport industry warns surging fuel prices will be passed on to consumers

SOARING fuel prices are pushing up the cost of fresh food, electronics, clothes and other everyday items.

The transport industry has warned record diesel prices are flowing through to the …
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DUI accused crashes into petrol tanker
4 months ago

DUI accused crashes into petrol tanker

EMERGENCY services feared a fully laden petrol tanker would rupture after being involved in an accident with a car driven by an allegedly drunk driver who was more than four …
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‘People are going to struggle’: Tony takes aim at fuel taxes
4 months ago

‘People are going to struggle’: Tony takes aim at fuel taxes

RISING social media trucking personality Tony Fulton vented his frustration at Australia’s high fuel prices in his latest video.

Tony, who runs the Tones Truckin’ Stories Facebook page that often …
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