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Victoria’s Kingston Garage takes out Shell’s global Retailer of the Year award in an Australian first | TRANSPORT NEWS

Kingston Garage, located in Heatherton, south east of Melbourne, has been awarded Shell’s highest accolade, Global Single Site Retailer of the Year 2017, at a recent awards ceremony in Dubai UAE. The garage, a Shell fuels retailer for over 50 years, is the first Australian site to win this prestigious award after successfully fending off fierce competition from 8,370 sites ...

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TOILETS, LIGHTS AND WATER ARE NOT JUST ‘DESIRABLE’ | TRANSPORT NEWS

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has called for major changes to the guidelines for building truck rest areas as access to toilets, lighting and water have been classified as ‘desirable’, not a requirement. “Our roads and rest areas are a driver’s workplace and we have little chance of resolving fatigue if drivers are not provided with basic human rights to ...

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Freightliner’s Argosy comes to the end of the road | TRANSPORT NEWS

Freightliner Australia has announced that in 18 months time the Argosy cabover range will cease production, ending an era of the company offering both cabover and conventional models. Replaced by the all-new Cascadia, the decision to cease manufacturing ends a history that spans two decades, since it arrived on the Australian market in 1999. “It is fitting that we will ...

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Townsville dealer raffles new truck for local mum’s cancer fight | TRANSPORT NEWS

RGM Maintenance Townsville is raffling a new Fuso truck in a bid to save a local mum’s life. Mother of three, Kellie Turner, requires special brain surgery in the USA to remove an aggressive Grade 3 Oligodendrogliomas tumour from critical brain regions in Kellie’s front left lobe. Raffle entrants will be able to choose between select models from the Built ...

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Dave Whyte joins the Scania Driver Training Team | TRANSPORT NEWS

Scania Australia has announced the appointment of Dave Whyte to its team of expert driver trainers. David was the inaugural winner of the Scania Young Australian Truck Driver of the Year Competition in 2007, and subsequently joined the PowerTorque Magazine team as a contributing writer while also running his own transport business.  After recent exposure to the New Truck Generation, ...

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