What’s at stake

Being a truckie is Australia’s most dangerous job. For over 20 years TWU members have been fighting for Safe Rates for truck drivers and safer roads for all Australians.

Safe Rates guarantees that every truckie on our roads is behind the wheel of a well-maintained vehicle, won’t have to risk falling asleep on the job just to make a living and isn’t trying to meet an impossible deadline.

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This Trucking Life

ABC Four Corners goes on the road with truck drivers who risk their lives every day, trying to meet impossible deadlines.

What they reveal is an industry pushed to its limits with drivers and families paying the price of corporate greed and government inaction.

WATCH the full story today and find out why Safe Rates and the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal are key to making road transport safer and fairer for all.

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Authorised by Tony Sheldon, TWU National Secretary, 388-390 Sussex St, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia.