NEWS & MEDIA

Coles: Not So Good For Humanity, Particularly If You’re A Truck Driver

7 Jul 2015

Truckies are around 15 times more likely to die on the job than workers in other industries, according to Safe Work Australia. On average, around 330 people lose their lives in heavy vehicle incidents across the country each year. Read More »

‘Deadliest’ Industry In Need Of Reform: TWU

3 Jul 2015

Sydney Morning Herald, 3 July 2015

Truck driver Duane Bowering says he has been forced routinely to take his life – and those of other motorists – into his hands by carrying loads that are too heavy and unsecured. Read More »

Calls At Senate Inquiry For Retailers To Be Held To Account Over Road Deaths

2 Jul 2015

TWU MEDIA RELEASE, 2 July 2015

The Transport Workers’ Union today at a Senate inquiry has called for major businesses which use transport companies to be held to account over the carnage on the roads involving truck crashes. Read More »

A Week To Champion Road Safety

1 Jul 2015

Come along to show your support for road safety: Senate Inquiry into Road Safety 12pm, Thursday 2 July, NSW Parliament. Read More »

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