A rethink in the approach to road freight transport safety is urgently required to reduce fatalities and injuries.
Taking a power nap on a night shift can leave you feeling groggy. And eating a large meal can reduce your alertness. So, what's a tired shift worker to do to make it through the night?
If the federal government abolishes the Road Safety Renumeration Tribunal, a minimum pay to improve the safety of truckers is less likely to ever be addressed.
Was Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Anthony Albanese, right to say that evidence shows better pay for truck drivers will improve safety?