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Latest news: Truck Drivers

Truckers head to Parliament House in safety reform push

Hundreds of trucks will roll into the nation's capital to call for improved safety for drivers and industry reform after dozens of deaths in recent months.

US protest convoys to back Canada truckies

Convoys of SUVs and minivans filled with supplies are setting off in the United States to support Canadian truck drivers protesting vaccine mandates.

Canadian truckies drive vaccine mandate protest

Thousands have held a loud but peaceful protest in Canada's capital Ottawa against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's COVID-19 vaccine mandates, on the streets and snow-covered lawn in front of parliament.

Truckies face vaccine mandate in WA

Vaccine mandates will apply to transport and freight workers travelling into Western Australia from high risk regions from late next month.

No new WA cases tied to infected truckies

Western Australia has recorded no further COVID-19 cases linked to two truck drivers who tested positive after travelling through three states.

NSW truckies test positive to virus in WA

Two truck drivers who travelled from NSW through three states have tested positive to the coronavirus upon their arrival in Perth.

Truckies on strike across Australia, could disrupt food supplies

Up to 7000 truckies are set go on strike for 24 hours from Friday, which could affect the nation's food and fuel supplies.

Truck strike could hit food, fuel supply

Food and fuel supplies could be affected over the weekend as thousands of truck drivers pull the handbrake over pay and conditions.

Truckies flout COVID rules on Queensland border

Almost 30 truck drivers have arrived at Queensland's border from interstate hotspots without a valid pass.