With its rolling plains, snow-capped mountains, and sharp twists and turns, a 26.5 metre B-triple isn’t something you’d usually expect to find navigating its way through Cooma, the largest town in the Snowy Mountains.
Its fresh white paint job and thorough restoration, complete with the words ‘Hwy Master’ emblazoned on the side of its bonnet, make it easy to forget that this beast is well over 30 years old.
After securing his HR licence, WA-based John Fletcher was ready and determined to get behind the wheel of a truck. But despite the widespread hype about the state’s driver shortage, he spent months trying to get a foot in the door.
Three heroic Lindsay Brothers Transport truckies have been praised for their actions, going above and beyond the call of duty to render assistance at the scene of a crash.
Five years ago, Matt Logan decided to take a leap of faith and go out on his own. Between juggling a growing container transport business and raising seven kids, things can get quite hectic – but he wouldn’t have it any other way.
It was about 12 years ago that Theresa Scott packed up her carving knives and her suitcase, leaving behind the career she had built working as a chef at a New Zealand casino to embark on a new adventure in Australia.
Australia’s largest mobile wildlife hospital is now complete and ready to step up as temperatures soar during the peak of summer – and it looks like it may soon have a new truck to call its own too.
On 20 July 2020, an experienced road train operator was tragically killed when his truck rolled on the Leichardt Highway, around 15km north of Taroom, Queensland. His sister has set up a memorial at the site in his honour, planting sunflower seeds, which are yet to bloom.
When owner of Jason Kemps Advanced Driver Training got word of a young man hoping to go to his Grade 6 formal in a Scania truck, he answered the call without hesitation.
Support for local oil refineries is being stepped up in a bid to ensure affordable fuel and Australia’s long-term fuel security. Read more