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FreightWaves Staff Friday, November 8, 2019

DOWN UNDER TRUCKING: Australia’s brutal string of trucking accidents

A spate of deadly trucking-related accidents has taken place around Australia over the last week. Truck rollovers were a major contributor to the death toll. There was also a range of other tragic accidents involving moving vehicles. In other Down Under Trucking news, a criminal trucker gets years in jail for killing another driver; hill descent apps; Freightways buys Big Chill.

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FreightWaves Staff Friday, January 18, 2019

Driven to a deadly distraction

The advent of modern communications technology such as, obviously, the mobile phone, has created a new, yet poorly understood and under-researched, form of driver distraction. Australian road authorities are calling for research and are updating their road rules.

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