It was great to catch up with Nigel Armstrong from Devonport again the other day, and under happier circumstances than last time we met, when he dropped in for a welcome cuppa at a local truck stop and roadhouse.
“It’s a great job, and I have been here for three very good years now, and what more can I say,” said Jarrod Lamprey from Wynyard, on the north-west coast of Tassie.
We were enjoying a drop of perfect Tasmanian Summer weather when we caught up with Neil Shires from Launceston at the Tassie Truckies Memorial Wall Inc.
Passing through Epping Forest, we were fortunate to catch up with Tim Rigby from Launceston for a quick chat.
When we caught up with Hobart truckie Kerry Fazackerley, he was very much looking forward to knocking off for the day, having started bright and early at 4.30am.
Though you’ll usually find him towing a tilt tray, it wasn’t the case when we stopped to chat with John Wells from Launceston.
When Garry Ackerley from New Norfolk stopped for a break, the schmick Scott William’s 2014 Kenworth K200, with an ISX E-5 up front and towing a fridge pan, instantly caught our eye.
From hauling the big stuff around WA, to carting produce in Tasmania, Adam Johnston is loving life behind the wheel.
Hobart truckie Ian Geard was driving an eye-catching Bennett’s Petroleum 2018 460 Euro 4 FM Volvo and towing a fuel tanker when he stopped to chat with Big Rigs.
Having worked for Toll for the past nine years, Wayne Farley said he enjoys the work and the way the company maintains its trucks and cares for its drivers.