February 2019

Published a story 21st Feb 2019 2:02 PM

HERE'S a round-up of a few incidents around Australia where truckies were incredibly lucky and escaped with their lives.

5 crashes truckies walked away from this week

HERE'S a round-up of a few incidents around Australia where truckies were incredibly lucky and escaped with their lives.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 1:37 PM

Paul Vassallo gave up  truck driving gig recently, after 35 years behind the wheel, because he was sick of driving in traffic.

Former truckie starts up a food truck for drivers

Paul Vassallo gave up truck driving gig recently, after 35 years behind the wheel, because he was sick of driving in traffic.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 11:37 AM

BRITT Kay and her partner were delivering hay to the state from South Australia when suddenly they found themselves driving through one.

What it's like to drive a truck through a dust storm

BRITT Kay and her partner were delivering hay to the state from South Australia when suddenly they found themselves driving through one.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 8:41 AM

TRUCK driver Ben Stamatovich is living proof that something you love can really turn your life around.

Driver turns his life around and becomes a star

TRUCK driver Ben Stamatovich is living proof that something you love can really turn your life around.

Published a story 19th Feb 2019 12:16 PM

WE KNOW roadworks are something that you have to deal with on the roads every day, so here's a quick round up of some important ones you need to know this week.

7 roadworks you need to know about today around Australia

WE KNOW roadworks are something that you have to deal with on the roads every day, so here's a quick round up of some important ones you need to know this week.

Published a story 19th Feb 2019 8:40 AM

"THE risk to the public was extreme. The police played an important part to ensure that no tragedy occurred, particularly in advance of the alleged pursuit."

Cameron Interstate 'deeply concerned' about alleged pursuit

"THE risk to the public was extreme. The police played an important part to ensure that no tragedy occurred, particularly in advance of the alleged pursuit."

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 3:02 PM

WE ASKED to see who your companions on the road were and when we saw the results, our hearts melted!

36 of the best trucking dogs who keep you company

WE ASKED to see who your companions on the road were and when we saw the results, our hearts melted!

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 11:35 AM

FENCES laying on the ground, mud pushed off the roads over a foot deep and paddock after paddock of dead cattle.

'The stories I've heard are nothing short of horrific'

FENCES laying on the ground, mud pushed off the roads over a foot deep and paddock after paddock of dead cattle.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 4:10 PM

BRENDAN Farrell has thanked truckies, their wives and employers for letting them head off on yet another hay run so soon after the Australia Day run.

'Lets help keep the dream in agriculture alive'

BRENDAN Farrell has thanked truckies, their wives and employers for letting them head off on yet another hay run so soon after the Australia Day run.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 3:20 PM

TRUCKIE Martin De Vos shared a controversial idea about logbooks on social media this week.

LOGBOOKS: Truckie thinks new drivers need a helpful course

TRUCKIE Martin De Vos shared a controversial idea about logbooks on social media this week.

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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.