Rising road rage between truck drivers and grey nomads as caravans flock north for winter

Rising road rage between truck drivers and grey nomads as caravans flock north for winter

Updated May 20, 2018 07:00:32 Photo: Truck driver Marty Baldwin with the road safety brochures targeting grey nomads. (ABC Kimberley: Erin Parke) Related Story: Let’s accelerate efforts to stop the carnage on our roads Related Story: Life on the road as ‘glamping’ grey nomads There are tensions on Australia’s northern …

Victoria Police call for more powers to fine drivers taking selfies, using mobile phones

Victoria Police call for more powers to fine drivers taking selfies, using mobile phones

Updated May 14, 2018 16:12:08 Photo: Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer says strict liability laws would help officers fine drivers using their mobile phones. (ABC News) Victoria Police are calling for legal reforms to pave the way for the use of high-tech cameras to photograph and fine drivers using mobile phones. …

Petrol prices vary by up to 10c a litre yet drivers don’t shop around, ACCC says

Petrol prices vary by up to 10c a litre yet drivers don’t shop around, ACCC says

Updated May 13, 2018 16:25:26 Photo: The ACCC said comparing prices could help make the market more competitive. (ABC News) Motorists are missing out on cheaper fuel prices and could save up to 10 cents a litre if they make more of an effort to shop around, according to the …

Brisbane toll prices set to change to encourage off-peak use by truck drivers

Brisbane toll prices set to change to encourage off-peak use by truck drivers

QUEENSLAND’S first ever time-of-day toll prices are set to relieve commuters from congestion, particularly on the Inner City Bypass. Council today announced toll changes for heavy vehicles to fund infrastructure upgrades, with time of day toll pricing on the Go Between Bridge, Clem7 effective this July and Legacy Way in …

New cameras will catch drivers using mobile phones on NSW roads | Australia news

New South Wales will allow the use of world-leading camera technology to detect drivers using their phones. Several Australian jurisdictions, including Western Australia, Queensland and Victoria, have considered using automated camera technology to stamp out phone use behind the wheel. But NSW is the first to take concrete steps to …

Irish Motorist Treats Fellow Drivers to Spontaneous Traditional Music Concert

A motorist in Galway, Ireland, was treated to an impromptu Irish traditional music session when a man in a neighbouring car began to play the tin whistle while stopped in traffic. Galway resident Cara Glynn shared a clip of a man playing the Irish tin whistle in his car in …

HR/HC/MC Drivers

HR/HC/MC Drivers

Labourpower are currently looking for experienced Heavy Rigid/Heavy Combination/ Multi Combination truck drivers for a number of clients across Sydney. We are looking for HR/HC/MC drivers (road ranger experience highly regarded) with minimum 2 years experience. These roles are casual positions based at various locations throughout Eastern Sydney. These roles …

Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane populations soar but growth drivers differ – Big Australia

Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane populations soar but growth drivers differ – Big Australia

Updated April 24, 2018 18:49:35 Video: Australia’s population is growing fast (ABC News) Melbourne has cemented itself as Australia’s fastest growing city. The Victorian capital, along with Sydney and Brisbane, accounted for more than 70 per cent of the country’s population growth in the 2016-17 financial year. But scratch beneath …

‘Ignorance not an excuse’: What drivers need to consider before packing the car

‘Ignorance not an excuse’: What drivers need to consider before packing the car

Posted April 16, 2018 13:08:54 Photo: Police are warning motorists not to take risks like this driver transporting a canoe in a sedan. (Supplied: QPS) From canoes sticking out of car windows to stacks of bikes hiding licence plates, Queensland police often see dangerous examples of drivers failing to understand …

drivers wait up to 90 minutes in roadworks traffic at end of school holidays

drivers wait up to 90 minutes in roadworks traffic at end of school holidays

FOOTBALL fans on their way back to Melbourne from Geelong have been caught up in traffic delays due to road works. The planned road works have closed two of three lanes along the Princes Fwy leaving traffic at a standstill. Works along the M80 Ring Rd, Tullamarine Fwy and Monash …