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New Shell a hit with truckies
1 year ago

New Shell a hit with truckies

TRAVELLING northbound on the Princes Highway up through New South Wales has become easier, with the official opening of the Shell Bomaderry service station in North Nowra.

Open 24 hours, …
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OPINION: SECURING FUEL SUPPLIES IS ESSENTIAL
1 year ago

OPINION: SECURING FUEL SUPPLIES IS ESSENTIAL

On 7 May 2018 the then Minister for the Environment and Energy, the Hon Josh Frydenberg, announced a review of Australia’s fuel security.

NatRoad supports an examination of how fuel …
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Long-term parking shortage sparks servo stoush
1 year 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 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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