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Tanker Safety:  Roll Stability requirements commence 1 Jan 2019 for all DG tankers that use NSW roads
9 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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Snap truck drivers’ strike brings petrol supplies to the brink
3 years ago

Snap truck drivers’ strike brings petrol supplies to the brink

After 16 hours of determined strike action against multinational giant Linfox, around 100 truck drivers in Melbourne’s west forced the company to reinstate an unfairly stood down workmate. Most of …
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Truck driving – Australia’s ‘deadliest’ job says Transport Workers Union
4 years ago

Truck driving – Australia’s ‘deadliest’ job says Transport Workers Union

Truck driver Duane Bowering says he has been routinely forced to take his life – and those of other motorists – into his hands by carrying loads that are too heavy and unsecured.

With …
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TRUCKING ROAD TOLL DEMANDS SAFETY FOCUS: TWU

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) says a spike in truck-related deaths on Australian roads last week highlights its concerns over safety in the road transport industry.

Five people were killed …
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Coles truckies break the law due to pressure from supermarket chain, union says
4 years ago

Coles truckies break the law due to pressure from supermarket chain, union says

Truck drivers working for Coles have been involved in illegal practices because of unfair pressure from the supermarket giant, a union claims.

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has taken …
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Truckies to rally against Coles in Sydney
4 years ago

Truckies to rally against Coles in Sydney

More than 100 truck drivers will rally at Coles in Sydney’s CBD to protest over the retailer’s supply chain practices.

The group, headed by the Transport Workers Union (TWU), will …
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COLES REJECTS THRUST OF SAFETY PROTEST AT HEADQUARTERS
4 years ago

COLES REJECTS THRUST OF SAFETY PROTEST AT HEADQUARTERS

Truck drivers and families affected by heavy vehicle road trauma picketed the headquarters of Coles this morning, demanding the retailer sign up to a transport industry safety charter.

The Transport …
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Vic truckies protest outside Coles
4 years ago

Vic truckies protest outside Coles

Hundreds of truck drivers and transport workers have protested in Melbourne outside the head office of supermarket giant Coles.

They were voicing their opposition to recent changes to truck driving …
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Vic truckies to protest outside Coles
4 years ago

Vic truckies to protest outside Coles

ruckies will protest outside the head office of supermarket giant Coles highlighting the effects of transport cuts and the link road deaths.

Members of the Transport Workers’ Union will protest …
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Truckie on meth caught in blitz
4 years ago

Truckie on meth caught in blitz

A truck driver tested positive to methamphetamine barely two hours into a WA Police heavy vehicle blitz yesterday which uncovered a litany of road dangers including bald tyres and unsecured …
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