Mining Truck Driving Careers in Australia

photo credit: Tumbleweed:-) Mining truck driving careers in Australia are a popular choice given the high demand in this field. The Australian mining dump trucks are huge pieces of equipment with a capacity of up to 345 tonnes and measuring up to 7 meters high for the CAT 797 models. Surprisingly these trucks are simple…

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Safe Driving Enforcement in NSW

photo credit: storem Safe driving is clearly a foreign concept to one young man in New South Wales, Australia who was recently charged with dangerous driving after he was clocked traveling at 235 km/hr in the Southern Highlands district. The 22 year old man from Hurstville was pulled over by police as he was traveling…

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National Trucking Reform in Australia

photo credit: mugley National regulations for the trucking and transportation industries in Australia are long overdue according to the Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Anthony Albanese. He is leading the debate among national leaders this month as the decide whether to support interstate agreements to create a single regulatory system governing the rail, road and…

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Practical Driving Test Tips in South Australia

photo credit: Dylan Toh (baby delivered!) Some practical driving test tips can help students in South Australia to prepare for the practical driving test. This test is one of the most popular options for students who want to profess from their learner’s permit to their P1 provisional driver’s license. Another name for the practical driving…

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What is Road Safety in Australia?

photo credit: Robbie Howell When new drivers consider what is road safety in Australia, they may be surprised to learn that there are about 1,700 deaths resulting from road accidents in the country each year. The rate of serious is far higher, though, at roughly ten times this number of approximately 22,000 serious injuries each…

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Truck Driving Careers in Australia

photo credit: Jon Haynes Photography The mining boom in Australia has raised the profile of trucking careers and attracted a flood of workers into this industry in recent years. Yet many of these truck workers are complaining about one of the biggest downsides of the job, which is a shortage of girlfriends. In many mining…

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Truck Driver Convoy in Australia

photo credit: bradleygee A truck driver convoy in Australia recently made its way to Canberra to demand new elections. Hundreds of truck drivers converged on the Parliament House to blast their horns, and they were accompanied by camper vans and SUVs decorated with banners condemning the government. Police reported that there were over 300 vehicles…

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Training for Road Safety in Australia

photo credit: woodleywonderworks An Australian road safety specialist is teaming up with the UK based E-Training World to help define what is road safety for fleets in Australia. The partnership will give Australian fleets access the the UK company’s sophisticated driver profiling system for the first time. Driver Safety.com.au will become a distributor for E-Training…

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Where to Find the Best Driving School in Sydney

photo credit: Lina-Sydney The best driving school in Sydney offers students the benefit of the most experienced instructors to teach them how to be safe on the road. They also specialise in providing heavy vehicle training and forklift license preparation. With a top notch driving school it’s possible to get your heavy vehicle license in…

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How to Find a Driving School in Australia

photo credit: aussiegall The easiest way to find a driving school in Australia is by researching online. You can begin by looking at the leading online driving schools directory in the country to find locally listed driving schools across the country. There are many driving schools in Australia to choose from for those who want…

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