NEWS of VicRoads shelving the proposed curfew for older trucks on some of Melbourne’s busiest residential streets was met...

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14th Feb. 2020 6:02 AM

READERS welcomed news that the NSW regional roads minister Paul Toole was finally making moves to fix the state’s worst...

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12th Feb. 2020 6:02 AM

YOU weren’t swallowing the Queensland Government’s feel-good spin on its roads and transport spending spree in 2020.

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11th Feb. 2020 6:02 AM

TRUCKIES have aired their frustrations about the differences in speedometers on the Big Rigs Facebook page.

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30th Jan. 2020 6:01 AM

THE Big Rigs Facebook community has called for a set of standard, nation-wide rules for when it comes to the signposting...

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30th Jan. 2020 6:01 AM

IN HIS first column of the year, NHVR boss Sal Petroccitto said technology was having a significant benefit on heavy...

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29th Jan. 2020 6:01 AM

HUNDREDS of truckies answered that question on the Big Rigs Facebook page and many had great ideas.

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27th Jan. 2020 6:01 AM

Sally Tipping shared her story highlighting the fact women in the industry faced a very obvious gender inequality issue

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24th Jan. 2020 6:01 AM

TRUCK drivers are beginning to feel more comfortable about discussing their mental health, as displayed on the Big Rigs...

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23rd Jan. 2020 6:01 AM

TRUCKIES want American-style truck stops.

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22nd Jan. 2020 10:01 AM

TRUCKIES are united in their feeling about the standard of food at Australia's rest stops - they just don't think it's very...

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26th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

THE fact that road trains and trucks can't do the same trip in the same time as a car needs to be taken into account when...

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24th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

WHILE Western Australian authorities think Victoria has a great rest stop model for them to duplicate, truckies don't...

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20th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

JUST venting on social media won't fix the problems with the transport industry, said driver Jason MacNish.

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20th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

A LOT OF problems when it comes to caravan drivers can be negated by correct education and teaching correct interactions...

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19th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

THIS is the best way to train new truck drivers - an apprenticeship.

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18th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

AFTER reading NHVR boss Sal Petroccitto's thoughts on the HVNL Review, Peter Gavin had a wild suggestion.

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13th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

THE idea of a trucking apprenticeship is gathering steam among Australian drivers.

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11th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

EVERY truckie has an opinion about the work diary and no one is right or wrong.

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09th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

THE standard of roadhouse meals was a hot topic on the Big Rigs Facebook page recently.

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06th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

WHILE truckies all are under the consensus that something needs to be done about the grey nomads, when it comes down to...

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05th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

FATIGUE isn't a 'one-size-fits-all' approach and truck drivers are sick of it being treated like machines.

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04th Sept. 2019 6:09 AM

THE reaction to a truckie's suggestion that drivers park up during the hours of 11pm and 7am was divided.

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30th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

WHILE many drivers have had negative reactions to the news of the cost of tolls on the new Toowoomba Bypass, some can't...

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29th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

TRUCKIES can't get enough of the Outback Truckers legend Steve Graham.

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28th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

IT'S a different game these days, but there are still some truckies who maintain the mateship part of the industry.

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27th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

THERE needs to be a little grace when it comes to work diaries, said Shannon Jeffes.

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26th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

LIKE it or not, the work diary is a tool of the trade.

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23rd Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

TRUCKIES have been left flummoxed by the news that residents are furious about trucks carting sand through suburban streets...

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22nd Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

WHILE truckies have countless pearls of wisdom to offer caravanners, many think the answer to the grey nomad problem is...

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21st Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

DRIVERS were not impressed by comments from a Melbourne councillor calling for livestock trucks to be banned from a city...

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15th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

A LETTER from a truckie asking if drivers were just a "disposable commodity” struck a chord with our readers.

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14th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

IT'S NOT that truckies are totally against work diaries, but it's the fines and points attached to the use of work diaries...

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13th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

THE response to the announcement of the prices for the new Toowoomba Bypass have been mixed.

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12th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

IF YOU think our roads are in top shape, think again, says this Aussie truck driver.

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08th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

ANOTHER day, another high-tech police highway patrol car.

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05th Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

WORKSAFE in Western Australia is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues for commercial vehicle...

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02nd Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

BIG Rigs readers were thrilled to hear Wollondilly Shire Council was doing something to honour the memory of the...

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01st Aug. 2019 6:08 AM

FATIGUE management was a hot topic on the Big Rigs Facebook page after one reader pointed out a double standard between...

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31st July 2019 6:07 AM

SINCE we posted a video of a great truck stop in the US, more truckies have slammed the Australian government for not...

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30th July 2019 6:07 AM

SINCE we posted a video of a great truck stop in the US, more truckies have slammed the Australian government for not...

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29th July 2019 6:07 AM

TOLLS have been dominating headlines of late, so truckie Colin Andrew shared his ideas for how to tackle them.

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26th July 2019 6:07 AM

"IT'S three fold better than Parra Road,” reckons truckie Sydney Milko of the new M4 East tunnel.

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25th July 2019 6:07 AM

A TRUCK boom in Melbourne has cyclists saying they "fear for their safety” but one truckie reckons they should always...

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19th July 2019 6:07 AM

DRIVER Troy Evans has a bee in his bonnet and, as usual, it's about the general public.

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17th July 2019 6:07 AM

THE real danger is “people are too busy playing around with social media with their heads down rather than concentrating”...

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15th July 2019 6:07 AM

TRUCKIES are fed up with being treated like "second class citizens” especially when it comes to lack of rest...

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12th July 2019 6:07 AM

A TRUCKIE has raised a good point about a fatigue double-standard in Australia.

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11th July 2019 6:07 AM

SOME are even going so far to say that they won't be using the toll road, which is the first regional road to have a toll...

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10th July 2019 6:07 AM

UNTIL we have better driver education and the road infrastructure is improved, what is the point of trying to fix other...

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08th July 2019 6:07 AM