NEWS & MEDIA

Abetz “review” shows contempt for road safety

21 Nov 2013

Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the Abbott Government’s “review” of the national Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal showed contempt for families of the 330 people killed in truck-related crashes in the last year and a casual disregard for drivers pressured by clients to speed or carry overweight loads.

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Young Mother’s Death is 7th Truck-related Fatality This Week and Reinforces Need for Safer Roads

15 Nov 2013

Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said the tragic death […] Read More »

6 Truck Crashes and 6 Deaths since Monday

13 Nov 2013

Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Tony Sheldon today said six truck crashes and six deaths in two days was evidence of the pressure on drivers to speed or skip rest breaks, to meet unrealistic deadlines.

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CH10 Perth: Coles Risk Lives

12 Nov 2013

(Channel 10, Perth, TEN Eyewitness News, 7 Nov 2013) Perth truck drivers […] Read More »

WTV: Coles, Coles you can’t lie – every year, 300 die!

12 Nov 2013

(WTV, Perth, Undercurrent, 9 Nov 2013) Truck drivers have descended on the […] Read More »

CH7 Perth: Coles set unfair deadlines and risk lives on roads

12 Nov 2013

(Channel 7, Perth, Seven News, 7 Nov 2013) Truck drivers have accused […] Read More »

SBS: TWU truckies and Uniting Church protest at Coles AGM

12 Nov 2013

(SBS, Sydney World News, 7 November 2013) The TWU has used the […] Read More »

ABC1 Perth: TWU truckies protest outside Coles AGM against unsafe working conditions

12 Nov 2013

(ABC1, Perth, 7 Nov 2013) Angry truck drivers have rallied outside the […] Read More »

CH7 Adelaide: TWU truckies protested over safety at Coles AGM

12 Nov 2013

(Channel 7, Adelaide, Seven News, 7 Nov 2013) TWU Members protested over […] Read More »

CH9 Perth: Coles putting truckies’ lives at risk to save money

12 Nov 2013

(Channel 9, Perth, National Nine News, 7 Nov 2013) Angry truck drivers […] Read More »

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