NEWS & MEDIA

VIDEO: Truck Drivers Protests

19 Apr 2018

Hundreds of truck drivers protested across the country today (18 April 2018) who are angry at Aldi for turning their back on road safety. Here’re some media clips of the protest highlights: Read More »

TRUCKIES PROTEST 2 YEARS AFTER GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN SAFETY WATCHDOG, AS SURVEY SHOWS 93% DEMAND CHANGE IN TRANSPORT

18 Apr 2018

Truck drivers will protest in all major capitals today as a new survey shows 93% of drivers want to see changes to make transport safer and less pressured. The survey shows almost 93% of drivers also say pressure on them is continuing or increasing, with drivers listing the financial squeeze from major supermarkets and manufacturers, bad roads, unsafe truck stops and unrealistic deadlines major sources of pressure. Over 1,000 drivers responded to the survey which was conducted following police blitzes on trucks after a spate of crashes. Read More »

Truckies Honour Crash Victims in Christmas Memorial

21 Dec 2017

TRUCK drivers and supporters held a memorial in Sydney today to highlight the increased number of deaths from truck crashes this year. Read More »

TRUCK DRIVERS HOLD CHRISTMAS MEMORIAL TO VICTIMS OF TRUCK CRASHES

20 Dec 2017

Truck drivers and supporters held a memorial in Sydney today to highlight the increased number of deaths from truck crashes this year. The event was attended by Federal Labor Employment spokesman Brendan O’Connor who condemned the Government over its inaction on the carnage. Read More »

Weekend Truck Crashes Claim 10 Lives; Govt Moves To Abolish Road Safety Watchdog

18 Apr 2016

A weekend of horror truck crashes has claimed the lives of 10 people, including two young girls, as the Government prepares to abolish the road safety watchdog. Read More »

TWU Appeals For Vigilance After Spike In Truck Crash Deaths

23 Dec 2015

The Transport Workers’ Union has appealed for vigilance and safety this Christmas period after a spike in the number of deaths in truck crashes. Read More »

Busting the Coles Safety Myth

6 Nov 2015

Busting the Coles Safety Myth Read More »

Angry Truckies Protest at Coles for Safe Rates

7 Oct 2015

The Transport Workers’ Union is holding protests today to highlight the deadly squeeze on truck drivers as part of a week of global action by the International Transport Federation Workers’ Union. Read More »

Truck Drivers Rally At Coles On Anniversary of Horrific Crash

20 Aug 2015

100 truck drivers marched on Coles Hollywood Plaza today in a protest to coincide with the one year anniversary of a horrific crash on the South Eastern Freeway. Read More »

RMS Has Sights Firmly On Distribution Centres

17 Jul 2015

Distribution centres belonging to big-name transport clients are in the sights of the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) as part of efforts to enforce chain of responsibility. Read More »

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