Driver wages Down Under

Australia is moving away from pay-by-the-mile

Trucking in Australia shares a lot in common with the U.S.  Like us, they favor conventional tractors over the cabovers common to Europe and most other global markets. Like their American counterparts, they depend on trucks to haul the vast majority of their freight, and trucks haul that freight long distances.  But one thing we will no longer have in common with Australian trucking is pay-by-the mile (or in their case, kilometer).

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