A Monash University study, done in partnership with Linfox and the Transport Workers Union, takes a more holistic approach, to identify opportunities to improve health and wellbeing amongst truck drivers, the study seeks to characterise the nature of injury and disease more broadly. The team are looking beyond road crashes and into things like mental health conditions, back pain and hearing loss which are all areas of major concern in truck drivers.Read more
Diesel News’ man in Europe Will Shiers attempted to get into the record books by driving a natural gas-powered Iveco Stralis from London to Madrid on a single fill of LNG.
The new Hino 500 Series Standard Cab range will headline act on the Hino stand at this year’s Brisbane Truck Show.
Since the company’s inception over twenty years ago, Silverback has grown to become a supplier of all load restraint needs to road transport operators, a load management one stop shop.
In the wake of the Transport Industry Standards Forum convened by Senator Glenn Sterle at Parliament House in Canberra, it looks like legislated freight rates are on the cards, if a Labor Government is formed after the coming federal election.
Perth’s road transport operators have been identified as the key to solving Perth’s growth challenges and, in keeping with the adage ‘knowledge is power’, transport and courier companies are being asked to provide data for a new study of logistics in the city.
Road transport and the truck industry forms a vital link in the Australian economy, and includes road freight transport and road passenger transport. The industry grew by more than 16 per cent between 2003 to 2015, and continues to grow in 2019.
People are always talking about the low number of women in the trucking industry and when you ask a lot of women, it’s a culture thing, which is stopping their participation. Most women do not want to be part of a boys club.Read more