The Gregory Development Road between Charters Towers and Clermont in Queensland has been described as the ‘horror highway’, the ‘good, bad and ugly’, and as one of the most boring routes for truckies in Australia. Read more
Craig Wright received an early Christmas gift and a complete surprise heading into the new year when told by his boss Nick Roberts that he would be the driver of a brand-new Western Star 6900.
Versatile truckie Hiriwa ‘Teeman’ TeRangi has been a world class professional super heavyweight kickboxer and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter as well as a professional boxer. Read more
Young truckie Michael Kenniff drives a Hino rigid for Bidfood, based at Mackay, and has two descendants who were Australia’s last bushrangers. Read more
Outspoken Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is calling for the AdBlue engine systems in trucks to be turned off for at least 12 months. Read more
Truckie Maarten Bramwell, 30, was unhooking trailers from his Kenworth T909 when Big Rigs saw him in the scorching heat.
Western Australian owner-operator Wayne Cook, 56, was laying on the ground and doing repairs to his trailer in 34-degree heat, during a mammoth 5300 kilometre trip.
Based in Brisbane, Brian Olliffe was heading over to Townsville’s BP Cluden Roadhouse for a welcome shower when Big Rigs saw him recently, deep in the tropics.
Long time truckie Gavin Milburn is still going strong at the age of 70 and hopes to continue in the job he loves for several more years.