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General Transport

STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF FAMILY OF TRUCK DRIVER KILLED NEAR TRURO

August 20, 2019

The wife and family of a truck driver killed recently in a head-on collision with another truck near Truro has appealed for a greater focus on safety to stop the high numbers of drivers being killed.

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TWU MEDIA RELEASE - NEW SE FREEWAY PENALTIES

March 29, 2019

The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised a move to target truck and bus drivers with tough new offences and penalties while ignoring the crisis in transport that causes unsafe practices like speeding and skipping rest breaks to occur.

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MEDIA RELEASE - SENATOR GLENN STERLE SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR ROAD SAFETY LABOR SENATOR FOR...

March 22, 2019

Labor’s Shadow Assistant Minister for Road Safety, Senator Glenn Sterle convened a national forum in Canberra on Tuesday to address challenges within the transport industry.

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NO RESPONSE FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AS SIX DIE OVER THREE DAYS IN HORROR TRUCK CRASHES

August 22, 2018

The Transport Workers’ Union has slammed the Federal Government for playing politics while six people died in horrific truck crashes in just three days.

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DEADLY & UNHEALTHY: TRUCK DRIVERS DEMAND ACTION AS STUDY SHOWS RISKS BEHIND AUSTRALIA’S DEALIEST JOB

August 21, 2018

Truck drivers are demanding urgent action as a major study by Monash University shows the main factors making it Australia’s deadliest job.

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TRUCKIES CARRY THE BLAME FOR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY CRISIS IN SA POLICE BLITZ

July 26, 2018

The Transport Workers’ Union has criticised the targeting of truck drivers after police defected 39 heavy vehicles and reported several drivers on SA roads over a three-week period.

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