This month marks a significant milestone for Kenworth, with the iconic brand celebrating 50 years of manufacturing down under. Big Rigs takes a trip down memory lane.
SRV Road Freight Services takes great pride in its beautifully presented Kenworth fleet – so when it came time to put the order in for its 150th Kenworth, it’s no surprise that the business decided to go all out.
Enamoured by the look of the Mack Superliner, former truckie John Wilson hand-crafted an impressive model out of timber, a project that has been nearly 20 years in the making – and now it could be yours.
Livestock truckie Matthew Benseman has been named the Livestock, Bulk and Rural Carriers Association (LBRCA) 2021 SafeWork NSW Young Driver of the Year.
As is the story of many truckies, truck driving wasn’t just a job for Gray, it was a way of life. Nicknamed Shiny because his trucks were always immaculate, Gray was taken off the road five years ago, once his Parkinson’s symptoms began.
As the daughter of a truckie, Samantha Haynes (32) has been around trucks her whole life – and she’s put in the hard yards to get to where she wants to be.
It may be an important freight corridor for Queensland, but the notorious Peak Downs Highway has become an ongoing headache for many of the truck drivers who have to use it.
In a pool of 49 truck drivers at Ipswich City Council, Belinda Janson is currently the only female, but the council is looking to change that. A new employment program aims to bring more female recruits into the council’s truck driving roles.
The dusty outback roads Ryan Garland usually travels are worlds apart from the glitz and glam of the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Read more
A pilot program that began in early 2020 is paving the way for unemployed youth to begin a career in the transport and logistics industry.