April 2019

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 4:48 PM

THE extended holiday period has created “carpark chaos” in some areas, with truckies reportedly finding many service stations packed out with holiday makers.

'I won't bury my husband because of someone's poor planning'

THE extended holiday period has created “carpark chaos” in some areas, with truckies reportedly finding many service stations packed out with holiday makers.

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 3:14 PM

HAVEN'T seen the news this week? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here's seven of our top stories this week.

Seven stories you might have missed this week

HAVEN'T seen the news this week? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Here's seven of our top stories this week.

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 2:07 PM

A TRUCKIE showed just how skilled a driver he was when he avoided a serious crash after a car driver cut in front of him at the last minute.

Truckie avoids smash after car's last minute lane change

A TRUCKIE showed just how skilled a driver he was when he avoided a serious crash after a car driver cut in front of him at the last minute.

Published a story 18th Apr 2019 1:40 PM

Truckies are concerned there are no formal requirements to teach new drivers about sharing the road with heavy vehicles.

Truckies share their do's and don'ts of road safety

Truckies are concerned there are no formal requirements to teach new drivers about sharing the road with heavy vehicles.

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 4:21 PM

TAHNA Jackson said the lack of consistent large capacity truck access affected the viability of enterprises and restricted business development.

LET'S FIX THE OOTAN: Stop the funding talk, and just do it

TAHNA Jackson said the lack of consistent large capacity truck access affected the viability of enterprises and restricted business development.

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 4:10 PM

"It probably would have gone undiagnosed for a while and maybe resulted in an accident if I'd passed out. I've heard of it happening to another driver.”

Chance encounter led to diabetes diagnosis

"It probably would have gone undiagnosed for a while and maybe resulted in an accident if I'd passed out. I've heard of it happening to another driver.”

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 3:32 PM

DRIVE your oversize truck under a bridge that it won’t fit under more than once and you should be “banned for life” from holding a licence.

BANNED FOR LIFE: Do you think this call is fair?

DRIVE your oversize truck under a bridge that it won’t fit under more than once and you should be “banned for life” from holding a licence.

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 2:01 PM

IT'S THE Easter holidays and truckies are fed up to here with the attitudes of every other motorist on the roads.

Truckies beg holiday makers: 'Don't park in our rest areas'

IT'S THE Easter holidays and truckies are fed up to here with the attitudes of every other motorist on the roads.

Published a story 12th Apr 2019 4:05 PM

MUM Rachel Taylor thanked a truckie for guiding her through a dark New South Wales highway when she wasn’t feeling her most confident on the roads.

Five positive stories you might have missed this week

MUM Rachel Taylor thanked a truckie for guiding her through a dark New South Wales highway when she wasn’t feeling her most confident on the roads.

Published a story 12th Apr 2019 3:17 PM

TRUCKIES have slammed news of a rollout of new heavy vehicle monitoring cameras on both sides of the Federal Highway near the NSW/ACT border.

Truckie slam new heavy vehicle monitoring cameras in ACT

TRUCKIES have slammed news of a rollout of new heavy vehicle monitoring cameras on both sides of the Federal Highway near the NSW/ACT border.

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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.