To further curb the incidence of road deaths in the country, the Australian Trucking Association has urged a Senate committee examining road safety to recommend expanding roll stability control technology to trucks across Australia.
A vehicular incident reportedly took place 200 kilometres south of Port Hedland injuring two mining workers Thursday afternoon.
A truck loaded with cotton has reportedly caught fire, 5 kilometres south of Millmerran early Friday morning.
A safety summit which will be tackling why trucking is the country’s deadliest job will be held in Melbourne this coming May 21st.
A B-double truck rolled and crashed into trees, killing two people on the Bruce Highway north Queensland early Wednesday morning.
The Transport Management Centre advised Sydney motorist to take alternate route and avoid a section of the M7 at Dean Park after a fiery road crash involving a B-double truck and two maintenance trucks late Sunday evening.
Two semi-trailer trucks have reportedly collided with a car on the Bruce Highway near Glasshouse at around 6:25 Thursday morning.
A cement truck reportedly careened off in Springvale before it crashed through a fence and eventually smashed into a home Monday morning.
A fuel tanker and a four-wheel drive figured in a fatal crash that claimed the lives of three men who were on their way to work near Rockhampton Thursday night.
A wide load vehicle transporting a house and a car collided at Bruce Highway at Curra, north of Gympie early Friday morning.
A woman was trapped inside her car after it collided with a truck on Steve Irwin Way early Friday morning.
With the scene likened to a “bomb blast,” the site where a truck carting ammonia exploded and disintegrated near Charleville in Queensland’s southwest is still considered unsafe for authorities to enter.
The four brave firefighters who were able to save the fertiliser truck driver from the huge blast are all on their way to full recovery.
A truck almost plunged into the river in Bunbury after it crashed through a railing and slid off the side of an embankment on Estuary Drive on Wednesday morning.
Traffic was temporarily closed at the Gore Highway at Westbrook when a cotton truck reportedly rolled off the highway Tuesday morning.
A freight train has reportedly smashed a car bogged on the train tracks at Herne Hill.
Three trucks featured in a triple accident on Picton Road north west of Wollongong last Friday morning.
Fatigued miners contribute to the increase of road accidents in Central Queensland. Royal Flying Doctor Services’ Rockhampton manager, Patricia Short said that fatigued miners are contributing to the increase in the number of road accidents in Central Queensland. According to a report from The Morning Bulletin, RFDS carried out 2170 patient transports from the Rockhampton …
While the number of big trucks on the road has increased, even doubling the rate of cars, a study conducted late last year by the National Transport Insurance (NTI) shows that there is a 27% decrease in serious truck crash incidents reported. Figures from the Bureau of Statistics show that there were 85,965 articulated trucks …