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A truck driver at dusk in the outback.

NHVR throws support behind Men’s Health Week

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is issuing a crucial reminder to truck drivers this Men’s Health Week.

QLD to improve black spots at 31 crash sites

A $17.4 million funding allocation by the Australian Government will go towards improving 31 known crash sites under the 2024–25 …

Craig Membrey celebrates 60th birthday with ‘bucket list’ Kenworth T610

Membrey’s Transport & Crane Hire Director, Craig Membrey, has taken delivery of a new Kenworth T610 for the fleet’s heavy …

MinRes sells $1.3B stake in autonomous roadtrain haul road

Mineral Resources (MinRes) has entered into a binding agreement for the sale of a 49 per cent interest of the …
Western Star 48X gives way to oncoming traffic.

Market on track for record first half truck sales

Another month of solid sales has new truck deliveries poised to rewrite the history books for the first half of …

Test Drive

Mercedes-Benz eActros.

The Power and the Passion

Globally, Daimler Truck continues to develop multiple technologies in its approach to manufacturing low and zero emission vehicles including hydrogen …
Volvo FH 17-litre 780hp prime mover.

Breaking the ICE

Volvo has kicked off 2024 with quite a bang, starting with the launch of its new VNL conventional cab in …
Volvo Electric FH.

Switch on Now

Volvo has been able to draw upon its considerable experience with electric buses during the development of its rigid and …
Hino 700 tipper and dog.

Gold Run

During Hino’s roadshow in Far North Queensland back in 2022, we had briefly driven the Hino 700 tipper and dog.
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Roads Taken

A new Scania R 540 prime mover from the SUPER range.
Continuing to outperform the rest of the nation, Western Australia accounts for 45 per cent of national goods exports.

Video Store

Reducing costs can be challenging in any business. One area of importance for transport businesses to consider is helping drivers …

Two Pedal Future

Daniel Petrovski.
Daniel Petrovski’s official title is Department Manager — Product Strategy at Hino Australia. Daniel’s journey may be different from a …

Mindset

Culture and Technology Drive Innovation

Culture and Technology Drive Innovation

Transport companies thrive in a time of COVID

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We All Need Space

O’Connor Haulage invests in Euro 6 DAF CF 530

Shogun Emergency Brake Assist

Prime Movers & Shakers

Christopher Wren.

Crossing the Tracks

Dr Christopher Wren joined the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) as a Senior Policy Officer in July 2023.

Long Distance Running

Rachel Smith started her career in recruitment and moved to the association management space when she relocated to Canberra over …
Heavy vehicle safety advocate Alan Pincott.

Staying Upright

Alan Pincott was destined to be involved in trucking as his father and grandfather both operated logging trucks, and Alan …

Driving Ahead

Born in 1962, Roger Alm began his career with Volvo Trucks in 1989 as a design engineer and has progressed …

Checks and Balances

Wade Lewis has had a diverse career in road transport in roles including driver, business owner, operations manager, logistics manager, …
Cam Dumesny in Perth.

Rules of Engagement

Growing up in country Victoria where his father was a heavy vehicle mechanic, Cam Dumesny joined the Australian Army where …

King Pin

Damian Smethurst assumed the role of PACCAR Australia Managing Director in May 2023. Prime Mover: What’s been your journey prior …
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