AgForce is calling on the Queensland Government to get on with the job of reforming the state’s 2.6 million-hectare network for travelling livestock rather than kicking the issue into the long grass.
Drivers, operators and other participants in the transport chain of responsibility will be able to access an improved Load Restraint Guide and a complementary guide specifically for light vehicles on the National Transport Commission (NTC) website now.
Works to upgrade three truck bays on one of the Northern Territory’s key freight routes are now complete, with the newly upgraded stops encouraging drivers to take breaks more often.
Bright and Myrtleford communities are invited to attend an update session in Bright on Thursday, 31 August 2017, on the planned improvements for the Great Alpine Road.
Tailgating is the leading cause of rear-end crashes with one-in-two drivers failing to keep a safe following distance, a new QUT report has revealed.