What’s Going On in the Trucking Twitterverse?

Every week, we ask what’s going on in the Trucking Twitterverse? Often the answer is surprising and at other times predictable, but at least there’s something afoot. This week we have the announcement of the revival of a plan to haul a large number of containers out of the Port of Melbourne area to large intermodal terminals in the outer suburbs by rail. The story is all about reducing truck numbers on the road around the...

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In the Trucking Twitterverse This Week

What’s happening in the trucking twitterverse this week? Bad media treatment, good media coverage, smart glasses and smart trucks, that’s what! Truckright’s Rod Hannifey tells yet another tale of the misrepresentation of truckies in the media. Trucks and the media. https://t.co/6HvsKZMD1W — TRUCKRIGHT (@TRUCKRIGHT) August 13, 2017 Truckies up against autonomous trucks? Who is the winner? The AI Race on ABC Ha ha the...

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Diesel News’ Guide to the Twitterverse

Welcome to this weeks’ Diesel News’ Guide to the Twitterverse, where we pick up news and gossip snippets from trucking around Australia. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator is getting all of the industry’s stakeholders in one room. The photo suggests there is an air of calm in the room. Are some of them asleep? @NHVR industry IRF is currently underway at the NHVR. @TruckAustralia @NatRoad_AUS @qta_trucking...

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What’s Happening in the Twitterverse?

Let’s have a look at what’s happening in the Twitterverse? There are the terrible conditions in the parking bays truckies have to use, top ten tips, lane bans and electric trucks. First up a Facebook page to show the disgusting conditions truckies have to put up with when taking a break in a parking bay. 29th July 2018 Clean Rest Areas? https://t.co/9m3BY7SSRo — TRUCKRIGHT (@TRUCKRIGHT) July 29, 2017 There are the...

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Fuel Saving, New Volvo, Autonomous Truck and an Underground Warehouse

Front of mind, this week in Diesel News are Fuel Saving, New Volvo , Autonomous Truck and an Underground Warehouse. The 2017 Volvo Drivers’ Fuel Challenge, supported by sponsors Caltex and Michelin, brings together the six most fuel-efficient Volvo drivers in the country, measured on their daily work performance. Using Volvo’s Dynafleet system, the semi-finalists for the 2017 Volvo Drivers’ Fuel Challenge have been identified as...

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Positives and Negatives in the Trucking Twitterverse

This week we are looking at both positives and negatives in the trucking twitterverse, with anti-truck campaigns, drones, parking bays and safe tippers. Anti-truck groups already getting fired up about the building of the new tunnel in Melbourne. Expect plenty of aggravation on this topic for quite some time. 438,000 trucks? – Yarraville / Footscray does that in a month! @mtag_info #springst https://t.co/923jtm4ljl — Count...

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