NEWS & MEDIA

CH9 ADL: Truckies Speak Out after Fatal Crash

8 Nov 2016

(9 News Adelaide, 7 Nov 2016) A deadly head on smash between two road trains in the state’s west has prompted truckies to speak about being put under too much pressure. Read More »

Drivers Killed In Horror Crashes Show Why Trucking Is Australia’s Deadliest Job

7 Nov 2016

Two truck drivers have been killed in horrific crashes in South Australia and Perth highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking. Read More »

TWU Calls For Urgent Solution To Crisis In Trucking Following Horror Crash

7 Nov 2016

A truck driver has been killed and two others have been taken to hospital after a horrific truck crash on the Eyre Highway, west of Ceduna, highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking. Read More »

TWU Criticises ATA Over Call For More Rules On Drivers

25 Oct 2016

The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the Australian Trucking Association over calls to hold drivers responsible for fatigue, while letting wealthy retailers and manufacturers off the hook for poor rates and unrealistic deadlines which force drivers to work long hours. Read More »

TWU Demands New ATA Head Represent Entire Industry

14 Oct 2016

The new chief executive of the Australian Trucking Association must represent all industry, including drivers, the Transport Workers’ Union has said. Read More »

Trucking Boss Jailed For Driver’s Death

12 Oct 2016

An Adelaide trucking company boss has been jailed for at least seven and a half years after one of his drivers died because of faulty truck brakes. Read More »

Transport Workers’ Union Condemns Attacks And Arrests Of Striking Korean Truck Drivers

11 Oct 2016

The Transport Workers’ Union has condemned police attacks and arrests of striking truck drivers in South Korea. Read More »

TWU Calls For Urgent Solution To Crisis In Trucking Following Horror Crash

7 Oct 2016

Two truck drivers have been killed in a horrific truck crash in Sydney’s west highlighting the deadly nature of the job and the need for a solution to the crisis in trucking. Read More »

Truck Union Wins Ruling But Fight Not Over

6 Oct 2016

The union representing many truckies is claiming victory after industry lobby group NatRoad’s effort to gain exemption from setting minimum pay rates for owner-drivers was rejected. Read More »

TWU Welcomes Dismissal Of Industry Lobby Group Application To Pay Drivers Less

4 Oct 2016

Truck drivers are celebrating a major win over industry lobby group NatRoad in its bid to pay them less by seeking an exemption from rules in NSW setting minimum pay rates. Read More »

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