December 2019

Published a story 9th Dec 2019 2:09 PM

As everyone is always in a rush it seems and the roads are full of traffic, there are some things that truckies wish motorists would think about.

What truckies want motorists to know these holidays

As everyone is always in a rush it seems and the roads are full of traffic, there are some things that truckies wish motorists would think about.

November 2019

Published a story 29th Nov 2019 10:11 AM

The late Dane Ballinger would have absolutely loved how the recent Bathurst truck show turned out, said his mate and show organiser Dean Campbell said.

Dane's memorial truck show 'would have done him proud'

The late Dane Ballinger would have absolutely loved how the recent Bathurst truck show turned out, said his mate and show organiser Dean Campbell said.

Published a story 28th Nov 2019 4:48 PM

A TRUCK driver and his wife have had enough of the disrespect shown to truck drivers by caravan drivers and other campers who continue to park in their designated areas.

ENOUGH: No more ‘absolute ignorance and disrespect’

A TRUCK driver and his wife have had enough of the disrespect shown to truck drivers by caravan drivers and other campers who continue to park in their designated areas.

Published a story 26th Nov 2019 4:40 PM

THE future of the National Road Transport Hall of Fame couldn’t be brighter, says new general manager Lester Hamilton.

New National Hall of Fame boss says future is bright

THE future of the National Road Transport Hall of Fame couldn’t be brighter, says new general manager Lester Hamilton.

Published a story 26th Nov 2019 3:05 PM

A SELFLESS truck driver has paid for dinner for tired and hungry firefighters out of his own pocket and the Woodlea Rural Fire Brigade can’t thank him enough.

Selfless truckie buys dinner for tired firefighters

A SELFLESS truck driver has paid for dinner for tired and hungry firefighters out of his own pocket and the Woodlea Rural Fire Brigade can’t thank him enough.

Published a story 26th Nov 2019 10:33 AM

THE fire-ravaged Cunningham Highway in south east Queensland remains closed and authorities are unable to say when it will reopen.

TMR unable to say when fire-ravaged highway to reopen

THE fire-ravaged Cunningham Highway in south east Queensland remains closed and authorities are unable to say when it will reopen.

Published a story 15th Nov 2019 5:05 PM

Frightening statistics about men's suicide spurred Ken Cowell's Movember fundraiser.

Scary suicide statistic behind Ken's Movember challenge

Frightening statistics about men's suicide spurred Ken Cowell's Movember fundraiser.

Published a story 15th Nov 2019 11:24 AM

TRANSPORT icon Nolan’s Interstate Transport has been named one of the recipients of the Woolworths Large Carrier of the Year Award for 2019.

Transport icon wins major Woolworths safety award

TRANSPORT icon Nolan’s Interstate Transport has been named one of the recipients of the Woolworths Large Carrier of the Year Award for 2019.

Published a story 14th Nov 2019 4:43 PM

THE state of the Trans Access Road in the Nullarbor is so bad that outback operators are questioning whether conducting business on it is a viable option.

Seriously, it's time to fix the Trans Access Road

THE state of the Trans Access Road in the Nullarbor is so bad that outback operators are questioning whether conducting business on it is a viable option.

Published a story 13th Nov 2019 3:31 PM

TREVOR Warner is thankful  the government is trying to make things better but says the latest extension to the fatigue law is nothing more than a Band-Aid fix.

TRUCKIE: 'Another hour is not enough'

TREVOR Warner is thankful the government is trying to make things better but says the latest extension to the fatigue law is nothing more than a Band-Aid fix.

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Kate has been with APN for almost two years, starting as a cadet at The Chronicle in November of 2010. She studied at Lowood State High School and the University of Queensland.