Trucks

Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

Trucks 'wheels of mass destruction' to cyclists

Three Brisbane cyclists have been killed in collisions with trucks in the past 18 months.

Kim Stephens Trucks on city streets are "wheels of mass destruction" for cyclists, an advocacy group has said, following the fourth fatal collision between a truck and a cyclist in Brisbane in just more than a...

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Trucks collide on Bruce Highway, causing major delays

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Kristian Silva Delays are expected on the Bruce Highway until at least mid-afternoon, following a crash between two trucks early on Friday morning.

Man drives trucks into house, sets it on fire

A Queensland man is expected to undergo psychiatric testing after allegedly ploughing his prime-mover into a house, and setting it on fire.

Trucks crash on Bruce Highway

Police direct Bruce Highway traffic after a truck became stuck under the Anzac Avenue overpass.

Kim Stephens Bruce Highway closed after truck slams into Anzac Avenue overpass.

Gold Coast road widened to four lanes by Christmas

Trucks make up 40 per cent of traffic on Stanmore Road.

Tony Moore An important Gold Coast freight road in the fast-growing area of Yatala should be widened to four lanes by Christmas, Gold Coast City Council said on Monday.

Young woman killed in South Brisbane crash

The scene of a fatal crash between a cyclist and a truck at the corner of Stanley Street and Annerley Road in South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Female cyclist dies after collision with truck at South Brisbane.

Council warned of Annerley Road bike danger zone before fatal crash

The scene of a fatal crash between a cyclist and a truck at the corner of Stanley Street and Annerley Road in South Brisbane.

Tony Moore Brisbane City Council has been warned numerous times about a cycling danger zone where a rider died on Thursday morning.

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Three injured in Jimboomba smash

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Kristian Silva Three people have been taken to hospital after a four-vehicle smash in Logan.

Probe to begin at Queensland truck blast site

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

The scene of a massive truck explosion in outback Queensland has finally been made safe, more than two days after the blast injured eight people and badly damaged a highway and bridge.

Driver critical after horror truck explosion

The scene of a truck rollover on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore The driver of a truck that exploded on Friday night remains in a critical condition after being airlifted to hospital.

Ammonium nitrate still at truck crash scene: explosives examiners

The scene of the truck explosion on the Mitchell Highway.

Tony Moore Ammonium nitrate remains at the Mitchell Highway explosion scene – where a B-Double exploded near Charleville on Friday night – and the scene is now under the control of the Department of...

Ekka 2014: What's on Wednesday, August 13

Lots of prizes to win at the Ekka.

Almost everything that's on at the Ekka on Wednesday, August 13.

Ekka 2014: What's on Thursday, August 14

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Thursday, August 14.

Navy ship HMAS Bundaberg goes up in flames in Brisbane's east

A boat goes up in flames at Hemmant, east of Brisbane.

Kristian Silva A large navy ship fire east of Brisbane has been brought under control after three hours.

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Brisbane Live: Friday September 5, 2014

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Welcome to the revamped Brisbane Live, where you'll find rolling coverage of the news as it happens in Brisbane.

Ekka 2014: What's on Saturday, August 9

Make the most of your day at the Ekka.

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Saturday, August 9.

Ekka's new opening day proves a success

The attendance figure for the first day of the Ekka has surpassed last year's first day.

Natalie Bochenski Moving the Ekka’s opening day from a Thursday to a Friday has been hailed a success, with first day numbers up on 2013.

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Ekka 2014: What's on Friday, August 15

All the Ekka favourites, and plenty of surprises, are on show today.

Almost everything that is happening at the Ekka on Friday, August 15.