Going Back to the Good Old Days

If you are thinking that going back to the old days is a good idea, just watch this great video from 1957. This is an ABC TV show from 1957 which has re-emerged as part of the ABC News RetroFocus series on its Facebook page. Read more

reach out and help a truckie

Reach Out and Help a Truckie

While trucking industry workers face many challenges as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to remember that help is available, if you can reach out and help a truckie.  Read more

looking after our drivers’ mental health

Looking After our Drivers’ Mental Health

This video is the latest in a series of videos looking at several aspects of truck driver health, with this one talking about looking after our drivers’ mental health. The series has put together a number of positive thinking members of the truck driving community to give tips on improving truck driver health across the board. Read more

there’s more than one way to skin a cat

There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Cat

Sometimes we forget, as an industry, that there’s more than one way to skin a cat, as the old saying goes. This video brings together some interesting concepts for the supply chain, from around the world.  Read more

public appreciation of truckies by government

Public Appreciation of Truckies by Government

While many people are glued to the television every night to catch up on the latest pandemic updates, it should be gratifying for our industry that many watching the news would have seen public appreciation of truckies by government on their screens. Read more

global trucking and Covid-19

Global Trucking and Covid-19

It seems that global trucking and Covid-19 is the same all over. This news story is in Canada, but it could just as well be in Australia, and probably every developed country around the world. Read more

despite disruption caused by the crisis

Despite Disruption Caused by the Crisis 

Diesel News’ European Correspondent, Will Shiers, witnessed a new truck launch, despite disruption caused by the crisis due to the spread of Covid-19 in Europe. The event, as Volvo launched four new trucks, but as a live online broadcast with none of the media attending, saw Will interacting with the event from his office computer. Read more

trucking is an essential service

Trucking is an Essential Service

During this ongoing coronavirus crisis, the population of Australia is being reminded every day that trucking is an essential service. In times like this people start to feel insecure and worry about even the most basic things in life, like buying food and toilet rolls. Read more