February 2019

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.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 3:01 PM

“We’ve included two things, a poster and quite a complicated visual effect shot at the end of the movie that will incorporate people and their dogs."

Film producers want to see you and your dog

“We’ve included two things, a poster and quite a complicated visual effect shot at the end of the movie that will incorporate people and their dogs."

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 2:47 PM

THIS truckie, @theoztruckie, reckons he’s seen it all now after posting a video to Twitter a few days ago expressing his incredulity.

'What could possibly go wrong at 100kmh?'

THIS truckie, @theoztruckie, reckons he’s seen it all now after posting a video to Twitter a few days ago expressing his incredulity.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 2:17 PM

A GO FUND Me page has been set up to help the family of truck driver Nigel Tilley, who was tragically killed the crash south of Coffs Harbour on Wednesday.

Father of two Nigel Tilley died in horror crash

A GO FUND Me page has been set up to help the family of truck driver Nigel Tilley, who was tragically killed the crash south of Coffs Harbour on Wednesday.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 10:19 AM

TRUCK driver Dave Lynch is being hailed as a hero after pulling a toddler from a wreckage after a three-car crash in Victoria.

VIDEO: Hero truckie pulls toddler from wreckage

TRUCK driver Dave Lynch is being hailed as a hero after pulling a toddler from a wreckage after a three-car crash in Victoria.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 2:46 PM

ASSETS of the trucking company that went bust just days before Christmas, leaving hundreds of drivers in the lurch, have gone up for auction today.

Pickles to sell off collapsed Redstar's assets

ASSETS of the trucking company that went bust just days before Christmas, leaving hundreds of drivers in the lurch, have gone up for auction today.

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 4:35 PM

THE number of fatal truck crashes since June 2017 is falling says New South Wales Police Traffic and Command Chief Inspector Phil Brooks.

Top cop: NSW fatalities are falling

THE number of fatal truck crashes since June 2017 is falling says New South Wales Police Traffic and Command Chief Inspector Phil Brooks.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 10:50 AM

THEY’RE all in the same boat, stranded in north Qld towns with no way in and no way out – both the communities that live there and the truckies brining supplies

Stranded truckies help roadhouse patch up leaky roof

THEY’RE all in the same boat, stranded in north Qld towns with no way in and no way out – both the communities that live there and the truckies brining supplies

Published a story 7th Feb 2019 2:51 PM

“I WAS getting tired, I am almost home,” is allegedly what a driver told police after being caught speeding.

Fatigue allegedly to blame for speeding, dangerous driving

“I WAS getting tired, I am almost home,” is allegedly what a driver told police after being caught speeding.

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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.