Month: February 2019

WorkSafe Queensland Issues Fine for Truck Driver Death

A timber company in Townsville has been charged $210,000 after an incident involving a truck driver in 2016. WorkSafe Queensland revealed that the transport driver was delivering goods to the company when the accident occurred that claimed his life. Another worker in a company-owned forklift was unloading from one side of the truck while the …

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Report Warns of Risk of Slow Vehicle Tech Adoption in Australia

Australia is well placed to capitalise on transport’s ‘technology revolution’ but risks a decline in living standards should it fail to keep up with advancements, a report released today by the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering says. Shifting Gears – Preparing for a Transport Revolution concludes Australia is well positioned to be a leader in a global …

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Local MP Calls for Truck Ban on Sydney Botany Road to Curb Peak Crashes

A Sydney local MP says large trucks should be barred from traveling along Sydney’s Botany Road during peak pedestrian times due it being a densely populated area of Green Square. Some say large trucks in the area are a risk to the pedestrians that flood the areas during peak times and should the measure be …

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