doing the right thing

Doing the Right Thing

There is a chance to reward unsung people in the industry who doing the right thing. NatRoad are asking people in the trucking industry to nominate a fellow truckie for a couple of NatRoad Awards. Read more

Fatality Free Friday

Fatality Free Friday

In the lead up to Fatality Free Friday, the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator is urging everyone to put in an extra effort to reduce the risk of accidents. Read more

improving mental health and wellbeing

Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing

Driver health isn’t only about physical wellbeing, it also encompasses mental health and improving mental health and wellbeing, right across industry, right across Australia is needed now more than ever. Read more

getting rid of the logbook

Getting Rid of the Logbook

The truck driving community may finally be getting rid of the logbook, but only if they start using the electronic work diary. PowerTorque tests one of them out in the real world. Read more

drink and drug rules tightened

Drink and Drug Rules Tightened

Recent changes in the regulations in Victoria have seen the drink and drug rules tightened. The limits are now zero right down to trucks with a GVM of 4.5 tonnes.  Read more

how much disruption do you need?

A Serious Mental Health Crisis

Australia’s transport industry has struggled with a serious mental health crisis for some time. And drivers are starting to feel the pinch more than ever, both physically and mentally. Read more

Melissa Weller is the Australian Trucking Association’s Safety, Health and Wellbeing Director and addresses concerns about delivering on driver health.

Delivering On Driver Health

Melissa Weller is the Australian Trucking Association’s Safety, Health and Wellbeing Director and addresses concerns about delivering on driver health. Read more

billions in the Budget for infrastructure

Billions in the Budget for Trucking

As Josh Frydenberg stood up to speak to announce this week’s Federal Budget the numbers had already been leaked widely, that there would be billions in the Budget for trucking. The leaks proved to be accurate and the amount builds on funding already in the pipeline. Read more

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