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The Daily Mercury
New rest stops, flood-proofing should be Bruce Hwy priorities: MPscalls from Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan to lobby for a rest stop at Bloomsbury
New rest stops, flood-proofing should be Bruce Hwy priorities: MPs
The Daily Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
calls from Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan to lobby for a rest stop at Bloomsbury to reduce the road toll on the dangerous Bruce Highway. As part of the Daily Mercury's campaign, Fix the Bruce, Mr Costigan said new rest areas would be one way to... Read more
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The North West Star
Brisbane traffic: M1 delays after car fire clearedand further south to Loganholme and Underwood. There were more delays further
Brisbane traffic: M1 delays after car fire cleared
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
and further south to Loganholme and Underwood. There were more delays further north through Mount Gravatt. To the north of the city, the Gateway Motorway was traditionally slow through Bracken Ridge, as was the Bruce Highway back to North... Read more
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Brisbane Times
M1 delayed after car fire clearedand further south to Loganholme and Underwood. There were more delays further
M1 delayed after car fire cleared
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
and further south to Loganholme and Underwood. There were more delays further north through Mount Gravatt. To the north of the city, the Gateway Motorway was traditionally slow through Bracken Ridge, as was the Bruce Highway back to North... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
EXCLUSIVE: Plan to make Bruce Hwy four lanes to Sarinaimmunity and work elsewhere in my electorate ... but there's so much more to be
EXCLUSIVE: Plan to make Bruce Hwy four lanes to Sarina
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
immunity and work elsewhere in my electorate ... but there's so much more to be done." Mr Christensen hoped the 10-year Bruce Highway Action Plan would not be the last long-term plan to fix the highway. "At the five-year mark of this project... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highwayTWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highway
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
TWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the drivers headed north along the Bruce Highway. The two vehicles were reported stolen on the highway early on Wednesday. Police say that at 2.25am, they were notified that... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highwayTWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highway
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
TWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the drivers headed north along the Bruce Highway. The two vehicles were reported stolen on the highway early on Wednesday. Police say that at 2.25am, they were notified that... Read more
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News Mail
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highwayTWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highway
News Mail / Posted yesterday
TWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the drivers headed north along the Bruce Highway. The two vehicles were reported stolen on the highway early on Wednesday. Police say that at 2.25am, they were notified that... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highwayTWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highway
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
TWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the drivers headed north along the Bruce Highway. The two vehicles were reported stolen on the highway early on Wednesday. Police say that at 2.25am, they were notified that... Read more
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Northern Star
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highwayTWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the
Police stop stolen cars by popping their tyres on highway
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
TWO stolen vehicles were forced to stop after police popped their tyres as the drivers headed north along the Bruce Highway. The two vehicles were reported stolen on the highway early on Wednesday. Police say that at 2.25am, they were notified that... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
The Bruce shouldn't be a test of survivaltoday launched the 2016 Fix the Bruce campaign. We want to make sure the focus
The Bruce shouldn't be a test of survival
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
today launched the 2016 Fix the Bruce campaign. We want to make sure the focus stays firmly on continually improving the Bruce Highway through Central Queensland and beyond. As well as saving lives it will make the region an even more attractive... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
EXCLUSIVE: Plan to make Bruce Hwy four lanes to Sarinaelsewhere in my electorate ... but there's so much more to be done.” Moving fo
EXCLUSIVE: Plan to make Bruce Hwy four lanes to Sarina
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
elsewhere in my electorate ... but there's so much more to be done.” Moving forward? Mr Christensen hoped the 10-year Bruce Highway Action Plan would not be the last long-term plan to fix the highway. "At the five-year mark of this project... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
High crash rate worries Mackay towing company ownerTHE owner of one of Mackay's main towing companies is concerned by the number o
High crash rate worries Mackay towing company owner
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
THE owner of one of Mackay's main towing companies is concerned by the number of crashes on the Bruce Highway, saying he attends, on average, one crash a week in the Mackay region. Sugar City Towing Service owner Shane Muntelwit said he was just one... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
FIX THE BRUCE: A tale of two roadsThe Bruce Highway is the tale of two roads - the old and the new. Federal and
FIX THE BRUCE: A tale of two roads
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
The Bruce Highway is the tale of two roads - the old and the new. Federal and State Government investment over the past three years has certainly made some difference in improving the quality and standard of the road but as our most travelled... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
What to expect on your next Bruce Hwy road tripseparating turning vehicles from through traffic," the spokesperson said. "The
What to expect on your next Bruce Hwy road trip
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
separating turning vehicles from through traffic," the spokesperson said. "The project also includes new intersection lighting for improved visibility at night along with the resurfacing of the Bruce Highway." Recently compl... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Police find ice and marijuana during traffic operationmen have been charged with a number of drug related offences after what was mea
Police find ice and marijuana during traffic operation
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
men have been charged with a number of drug related offences after what was meant to be a generic traffic intercept on the Bruce Highway in North Mackay at 11.55 pm on August 26. During the course of the roadside conversation, officers detained... Read more
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The North West Star
Brisbane Traffic: Delays building as crash blocks Bruce Highway southboundThe Bruce Highway is all but at a standstill southbound after a dramatic three-
Brisbane Traffic: Delays building as crash blocks Bruce Highway southbound
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
The Bruce Highway is all but at a standstill southbound after a dramatic three-car crash north of Caboolture. A serious crash southbound on the Bruce Highway at Elimbah has cleared but left behind long delays. Traffic had begun to flow past the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Three-car crash blocks Bruce HighwayThe Bruce Highway is all but at a standstill southbound after a dramatic three-
Three-car crash blocks Bruce Highway
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Bruce Highway is all but at a standstill southbound after a dramatic three-car crash north of Caboolture. Paramedics were treating a man and a woman at Elimbah after the vehicles collided about 5.40am but the extent of their injuries wasn't... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearsTHE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak moto
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
THE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak motoring body the RACQ urging those who commute daily to consider other arrangements. The Boundary Road over-pass into North Lakes is being upgraded in a two-year works... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearsTHE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak moto
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
THE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak motoring body the RACQ urging those who commute daily to consider other arrangements. The Boundary Road over-pass into North Lakes is being upgraded in a two-year works... Read more
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Queensland Times
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearsTHE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak moto
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
THE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak motoring body the RACQ urging those who commute daily to consider other arrangements. The Boundary Road over-pass into North Lakes is being upgraded in a two-year works... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearsTHE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak moto
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
THE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak motoring body the RACQ urging those who commute daily to consider other arrangements. The Boundary Road over-pass into North Lakes is being upgraded in a two-year works... Read more
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News Mail
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two yearsTHE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak moto
Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years
News Mail / Posted 8 days ago
THE Bruce Highway faces major disruption over the next two years with peak motoring body the RACQ urging those who commute daily to consider other arrangements. The Boundary Road over-pass into North Lakes is being upgraded in a two-year works... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland expands point-to-point speed camera networkon what they say is the nation's most dangerous stretch of road. The cameras,
Queensland expands point-to-point speed camera network
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
on what they say is the nation's most dangerous stretch of road. The cameras, on a 30-kilometre southbound stretch of the Bruce Highway between Landsborough, at the southern end of the Sunshine Coast, and Donnybrook on Brisbane's north, will... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
$30 million rebuild of major CQ road to begin this yearSafety Mark Bailey said the project included 9.5km of the highway at Bajool to
$30 million rebuild of major CQ road to begin this year
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
Safety Mark Bailey said the project included 9.5km of the highway at Bajool to be upgraded. "Motorists travelling on the Bruce Highway between Gladstone and Rockhampton will soon benefit from $30 million in works," Mr Bailey said. "The project... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Business divided on benefits of ring roadbe constructed from Stockroute Road to Bald Hill. Stage 2 will improve connecti
Business divided on benefits of ring road
The Daily Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
be constructed from Stockroute Road to Bald Hill. Stage 2 will improve connectivity by providing direct access from the Bruce Highway north of Mackay, via a corridor south of the rail line to Harbour Road and the Mackay Port.Federal... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
'Significant roadworks' to come with ring roadbe constructed from Stockroute Road to Bald Hill. Stage 2 will improve connecti
'Significant roadworks' to come with ring road
The Daily Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
be constructed from Stockroute Road to Bald Hill. Stage 2 will improve connectivity by providing direct access from the Bruce Highway north of Mackay, via a corridor south of the rail line to Harbour Road and the Mackay Port.Federal... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
BREAKING: Mackay Ring Road construction weeks awaybe constructed from Stockroute Road to Bald Hill. Stage 2 will improve connecti
BREAKING: Mackay Ring Road construction weeks away
The Daily Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
be constructed from Stockroute Road to Bald Hill. Stage 2 will improve connectivity by providing direct access from the Bruce Highway north of Mackay, via a corridor south of the rail line to Harbour Road and the Mackay Port.Federal... Read more
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The North West Star
Sunshine Coast Harmony development starts amid roo concernsto cross Claymore Road. The huge development which has been in the planning st
Sunshine Coast Harmony development starts amid roo concerns
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
to cross Claymore Road. The huge development which has been in the planning stages for five years is at Palmview, on the Bruce Highway, just inland from Caloundra. The "continued decline of the eastern grey kangaroo population in the Sippy... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Kangaroo concerns remain as work starts on $3b estateto cross Claymore Road. The huge development which has been in the planning st
Kangaroo concerns remain as work starts on $3b estate
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
to cross Claymore Road. The huge development which has been in the planning stages for five years is at Palmview, on the Bruce Highway, just inland from Caloundra. Palmview estate on the Sunshine Coast, home to 15,000 future residents. Photo:... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Passenger dies in head-on collisionA EUROPEAN tourist has died on the Bruce Highway after a traffic smash overnigh
Passenger dies in head-on collision
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
A EUROPEAN tourist has died on the Bruce Highway after a traffic smash overnight. At about 7:30pm a van travelling north on the highway near Cowley veered onto the opposite side of the road and collided head on with another vehicle. The tourist, a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
SCA snares Townsville shopping centredefence, health, education, mining, agriculture and tourism,” he said.. “Annan
SCA snares Townsville shopping centre
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
defence, health, education, mining, agriculture and tourism,” he said.. “Annandale Central is well located just off the Bruce Highway ring-road in the masterplanned residential suburb of Annandale directly opposite the expanding Lavarack Army... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Mackay businesses looking for their share of $400 millionSlade Point Rd upgrade and Vines Creek bridges upgrade - $20.3M contract; • Ma
Mackay businesses looking for their share of $400 million
The Daily Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
Slade Point Rd upgrade and Vines Creek bridges upgrade - $20.3M contract; • Mackay Ring Road - $350.3M contract; • Bruce Highway (Mackay to Proserpine Mackay Northern Access Upgrade) $24.9M contract; • Port Binnli - Installation of a new... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Bill Shorten to answer Rockhampton's questions at forumthe decommissioned Navy ship HMAS Tobruk (20%). Readers also are highly intere
Bill Shorten to answer Rockhampton's questions at forum
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
the decommissioned Navy ship HMAS Tobruk (20%). Readers also are highly interested in what the ALP's plans are for the Bruce Highway, health services and the economy (each received 13% of votes). Follow live coverage of the community forum... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tractor trip up the Bruce Highway to help farmersTractor trip up the Bruce Highway to help the struggling dairy industry A Quee
Tractor trip up the Bruce Highway to help farmers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
Tractor trip up the Bruce Highway to help the struggling dairy industry A Queensland dairy farmer has taken the really long, really slow route to show consumers that purchasing cheap milk at major supermarkets is causing harm to farmers. Greg... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bruce Highway closed in both directions after two-vehicle crashBoth directions of the Bruce Highway were closed near Bundaberg on Saturday mor
Bruce Highway closed in both directions after two-vehicle crash
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
Both directions of the Bruce Highway were closed near Bundaberg on Saturday morning after a two-vehicle crash. About 10.40pm two vehicles collided at the intersection with Mittlehausers Rd at Wallaville, about 70 kilometres south-west of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Truck driver critical after collisionslammed into a power pole north of Townsville this morning. Paramedics were ca
Truck driver critical after collision
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
slammed into a power pole north of Townsville this morning. Paramedics were called to the crash at the intersection of the Bruce Highway and Bluff Rd in Bilyana at around 6.10am, where they found the man trapped in the vehicle. Emergency services... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bruce Highway lane blocked after rolloverNORTHBOUND lanes of the Bruce Highway are blocked this afternoon following a ca
Bruce Highway lane blocked after rollover
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
NORTHBOUND lanes of the Bruce Highway are blocked this afternoon following a car rollover near the Sunshine Coast. Emergency crews are at the scene of the incident which occurred around 1.30pm at Coochin Creek. It is understood the car rolled over... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Crash, gas leak spark traffic woeson scene and Hope St is closed to traffic. Up to eight people have been involv
Crash, gas leak spark traffic woes
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
on scene and Hope St is closed to traffic. Up to eight people have been involved in three separate car crashes on the Bruce Highway near Miriam Vale, south of Gladstone. Queensland Ambulance said details on the crashes were unclear, but five... Read more
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The North West Star
Cows escape from truck onto Bruce HighwayEscaped cows blocked the Bruce Highway for about 10 minutes on Wednesday mornin
Cows escape from truck onto Bruce Highway
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
Escaped cows blocked the Bruce Highway for about 10 minutes on Wednesday morning, after a trailer gate opened. A trailer-full of cows escaped onto the Bruce Highway on Wednesday morning, causing havoc for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Escaped cows block Bruce HighwayA trailer-full of cows escaped onto the Bruce Highway on Wednesday morning, cau
Escaped cows block Bruce Highway
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
A trailer-full of cows escaped onto the Bruce Highway on Wednesday morning, causing havoc for motorists. About 9.45am the gate on the trailer opened near The Ettamogah Pub at Palmview and the cattle ran across both the north and southbound lanes of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cows cause havoc on highwayTWO cows caused havoc for motorists on the Bruce Highway at the Sunshine Coast
Cows cause havoc on highway
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
TWO cows caused havoc for motorists on the Bruce Highway at the Sunshine Coast this morning. The cows escaped from a trailer and were running across both southbound and northbound lanes near the Ettamogah Pub south of Maroochydore just before 10am,... Read more
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The North West Star
Brisbane traffic: Bruce Highway at standstill after multiple vehicle crashesPeak hour commuters were in for a slow drive home on the Bruce Highway. Peak-h
Brisbane traffic: Bruce Highway at standstill after multiple vehicle crashes
The North West Star / Posted 22 days ago
Peak hour commuters were in for a slow drive home on the Bruce Highway. Peak-hour commuters had a slow drive home on the Gateway Motorway and Bruce Highway after multiple crashes. Two crashes on the Bruce Highway had caused significant delays for... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Drivers reveal horror stories from the Bruce Highwayto a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast tra
Drivers reveal horror stories from the Bruce Highway
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
to a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast travellers share their horror encounters on the Bruce Highway. Lisa Duthie's son had a close call recently with a semi overtaking her as the overtaking lane was coming to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Drivers reveal horror stories from the Bruce Highwayto a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast tra
Drivers reveal horror stories from the Bruce Highway
The Daily Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
to a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast travellers share their horror encounters on the Bruce Highway. Lisa Duthie's son had a close call recently with a semi overtaking her as the overtaking lane was coming to... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Drivers reveal horror stories from the Bruce Highwayto a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast tra
Drivers reveal horror stories from the Bruce Highway
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
to a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast travellers share their horror encounters on the Bruce Highway. Lisa Duthie's son had a close call recently with a semi overtaking her as the overtaking lane was coming to... Read more
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Queensland Times
Drivers reveal horror stories from the Bruce Highwayto a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast tra
Drivers reveal horror stories from the Bruce Highway
Queensland Times / Posted 22 days ago
to a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast travellers share their horror encounters on the Bruce Highway. Lisa Duthie's son had a close call recently with a semi overtaking her as the overtaking lane was coming to... Read more
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News Mail
Fraser Coast reveals horror stories from the Bruce Highwayto a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast tra
Fraser Coast reveals horror stories from the Bruce Highway
News Mail / Posted 22 days ago
to a close call with a semi-trailer and everything in between, Fraser Coast travellers share their horror encounters on the Bruce Highway. Lisa Duthie's son had a close call recently with a semi overtaking her as the overtaking lane was coming to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Cyclist dies after incident on Go Between Bridgetreated the pedestrian for critical injuries but weren't able to save them eith
Cyclist dies after incident on Go Between Bridge
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 days ago
treated the pedestrian for critical injuries but weren't able to save them either. On the Sunshine Coast, the Bruce Highway was blocked for about an hour after three cars collided at Palmview. Police said the crash, just south of the... Read more
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Northern Star
Reckless truckie puts driver in scary situation on highwayI'M sorry but some truck drivers need to get off their high horses and realise
Reckless truckie puts driver in scary situation on highway
Northern Star / Posted 23 days ago
I'M sorry but some truck drivers need to get off their high horses and realise they're not the only ones on the Bruce Highway. Yes I understand they have deadlines to meet, but that's no excuse to instil fear into innocent drivers sharing the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Reckless truckie puts driver in scary situation on highwayI'M sorry but some truck drivers need to get off their high horses and realise
Reckless truckie puts driver in scary situation on highway
The Daily Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
I'M sorry but some truck drivers need to get off their high horses and realise they're not the only ones on the Bruce Highway. Yes I understand they have deadlines to meet, but that's no excuse to instil fear into innocent drivers sharing the... Read more
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