NEWS & MEDIA

TRANSPORT WORKERS’ UNION SLAMS MASTER CODE AS ‘WEAK’ AND INCAPABLE OF ENFORCING INDUSTRY CHANGE

3 Aug 2018

The TWU has criticised the draft Master Code on Industry Practice as “weak” and incapable of bringing in the type of changes desperately needed in transport. Read More »

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 »

Truckies Fuelled on Fast Food, Pills, Energy Drinks and Smokes Suffering Heart Attacks at the Wheel

18 Sep 2013

Exhausted and overweight truck drivers are suffering heart attacks and blackouts at the wheel because punishing deadlines mean they can’t see a doctor or get their prescriptions filled.

Courier Mail, by Sue Dunlevy, 18 September 2013 Read More »

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