August 2019

Published a story 19th Aug 2019 4:38 PM

A mechanic was gobsmacked to hear that Carlswood Transport, one of his reliable customers, had gone into administration just hours after he'd fixed their truck.

'They knew they were going under and called me out anyway'

A mechanic was gobsmacked to hear that Carlswood Transport, one of his reliable customers, had gone into administration just hours after he'd fixed their truck.

Published a story 16th Aug 2019 3:40 PM

EVERYONE’S got an idea about how the National Work Diary should work, but truckie Tony Fulton might have come up with a solution.

Could Tony's work diary idea actually work?

EVERYONE’S got an idea about how the National Work Diary should work, but truckie Tony Fulton might have come up with a solution.

Published a story 16th Aug 2019 2:20 PM

SHOCKING footage of a driver performing a uturn on a highway into oncoming traffic has stunned social media users.

HEART-STOPPING FOOTAGE: Driver u-turns into oncoming traffic

SHOCKING footage of a driver performing a uturn on a highway into oncoming traffic has stunned social media users.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 10:16 AM

THIRD-GENERATION truck driver Jesse Long is lucky to be alive after being trapped between two trucks.

INCREDIBLE: Truckie trapped between trucks survives

THIRD-GENERATION truck driver Jesse Long is lucky to be alive after being trapped between two trucks.

Published a story 13th Aug 2019 12:00 PM

SOUTH Australian Road Transport Association boss Steve Shearer has hailed Coen Fraser as a hero.

SARTA hails crash victim Coen Fraser a hero

SOUTH Australian Road Transport Association boss Steve Shearer has hailed Coen Fraser as a hero.

Published a story 8th Aug 2019 10:41 AM

Fiona Semple took to the Road Trains Australia Facebook group this morning to thank one truckie, who only went by Damo, for helping her 17-year-old daughter.

Code of the road still breathes: Thanks Damo

Fiona Semple took to the Road Trains Australia Facebook group this morning to thank one truckie, who only went by Damo, for helping her 17-year-old daughter.

Published a story 7th Aug 2019 4:28 PM

THIS is much more than just a gate that looks like a truck - it's a tribute to Steve Dunn's partner, Narelle Eggins.

Amazing story behind this trucking themed gate

THIS is much more than just a gate that looks like a truck - it's a tribute to Steve Dunn's partner, Narelle Eggins.

Published a story 7th Aug 2019 4:27 PM

TRUCKS were such a huge part of Sam Hagney's life, it wasn't a surprise when they were included in the "best day of his life” - when he married Sarah Hagney.

A wedding fit for a truckie

TRUCKS were such a huge part of Sam Hagney's life, it wasn't a surprise when they were included in the "best day of his life” - when he married Sarah Hagney.

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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.