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    QLD: Protesters Kicked Out Of RACQ Office

    July 10

    AAP Newswire, by Jamie McKinnell, 10 July 2015

    Queensland's peak motoring body RACQ has kicked a group of union protesters out of their Brisbane headquarters after they called for the reinstatement of a sacked tow truck driver.

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    Delivery Pressure A Heavy Load For Drivers

    July 09

    Northern Star, by Leah White, 9 July 2015

    Pressure on truck drivers to meet client deadlines may have contributed to the number of truck crashes involved in this week's spate, according to the NSW Transport Workers Union.

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    Buses Slip, Sliding Away

    July 09

    The Daily Telegraph, by Jim O'rourke, 9 July 2015

    BUS drivers fear for passenger safety because vehicles are skidding on "slippery" painted bus lanes.

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    Bus Drivers 'Forced To Push Limits On Safety'

    July 08

    Illawara Mercury, by Glen Humphries, 8 July 2015

    TRANSPORT Minister Andrew Constance's "excessive demands" are endangering the safety of bus drivers and commuters, according to an Illawarra union official.

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    Threat To QLD Airspace, QANTAS Deal Angers TWU

    July 08

    TWU QLD MEDIA RELEASE, 8 July 2015

    QLD aviation workers are being attacked with a raw deal offered by Qantas in pay and conditions at the same time the Abbott Government threatens their jobs, proposing that overseas airlines compete for QLD airspace.

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    Coles: Not So Good For Humanity, Particularly If You're A Truck Driver

    July 07

    New Matilda, by Thom Mitchell, 4 July 2015

    Truckies are around 15 times more likely to die on the job than workers in other industries, according to Safe Work Australia. On average, around 330 people lose their lives in heavy vehicle incidents across the country each year.