March 2016

Commented on a story 15th Mar 2016 3:38 PM

A hearing to determine whether the RSRT order for owner drivers should be delayed is being held in Brisbane today.

ROLLING COVERAGE: Will the RSRT be pushed back to Jan 2017?

"What numbers are you referring to? And were you there?"

December 2015

Commented on a story 7th Dec 2015 7:37 PM

A WOMAN in her mid-fifties received facial and shoulder injuries when her vehicle rolled on the Bruce Hwy at Bells Creek near the Roy's Rd overpass.

Woman receives face and shoulder injuries in Bruce Hwy crash

"Hi there, looking at Department of Transport's road site it's open. "

February 2015

Commented on a story 18th Feb 2015 3:33 PM

INDUSTRY Icon Geoff Paradise will be remembered as a passionate motoring enthusiast and for his contribution to transport.

Industry mourns the loss of Geoff Paradise

"I first met Geoff two years ago and always saw him around the traps at various media events. His..."

June 2014

Commented on a story 11th Jun 2014 9:47 AM

MT GAMBIER trucking company Scott’s Transport and two senior staff have incurred record fines of $1.25m over speed limit tampering and speeding.

Million dollar fine for Scott's Transport speeding offences

"Don't worry they know, but unfortunately there's a few that don't do what they should. It pays to make..."

Commented on a story 10th Jun 2014 3:00 PM

MT GAMBIER trucking company Scott’s Transport and two senior staff have incurred record fines of $1.25m over speed limit tampering and speeding.

Million dollar fine for Scott's Transport speeding offences

"Hi Joe heavy vehicles are limited to 100km per hour - road trains (three trailers) are limited to 90kmh..."

Commented on a story 10th Jun 2014 3:00 PM

MT GAMBIER trucking company Scott’s Transport and two senior staff have incurred record fines of $1.25m over speed limit tampering and speeding.

Million dollar fine for Scott's Transport speeding offences

"The transport departments of various states are actually doing a lot. Operation Austrans a nation-wide..."

February 2014

Commented on a notice 12th Feb 2014 3:22 PM

OSIT2014: The 2nd International Occupational Safety in Transport Conference, 18-19 September 2014, Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise, Queensland. Further information: http://ositconference.com or email ositconference@qut.edu.au

OSIT2014 will be a multi-disciplinary event featuring representatives from road and transport safety, aviation and watercraft, fleets, safety culture and management, construction safety and associated fields.  
THEMES: 
•	Transport Safety Culture and Management
•	Technology for the Improvement of Safety, Systems and Behaviour
•	Transport Related Impairments and Return to Work Assessment Processes
•	Industry Logistics and Transport Safety Risk
•	Developing and Evaluating Safety Programs
•	Transport Safety Innovations, Challenges and Opportunities

Designed to encourage a strong program of both industry and academic presentations, keynote speakers will be drawn from both Australia and overseas, and bring new and innovative research and practice to the conference.  

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
•	Fleet managers/coordinators 
•	Workplace health and safety officers
•	Researchers and practitioners
•	Policy and process developers
•	Engineers 
•	Vehicle manufacturers
•	Government representatives
•	Technology manufacturers and developers
•	Transport logistics and operations specialists

Visit www.ositconference.com for more information.

OSIT2014 Conference

"This will be a great conference for the road transport industry."

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Carly Morrissey stared her journalism career with APN at the Dalby Herald in 2006. After two years there she took a job at the Gympie Times where she spent four years covering council, court, politics, sport, emergency services rounds and everything in between. In 2012 she became Editor of Big Rigs National Newspaper where she remained until 2018 when she started with the Springfield Daily Record as a reporter. In 2013 Carly won an APN editorial award (non-daily reporter) and was a finalist in the 2015 APN editorial awards in the best use of multi-media category.