Two TAFE Queensland apprentices were given a once in a lifetime training experience, working alongside the Shell V-Power Racing Team at the Dick Johnson Racing workshop on the Gold Coast.
The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has appointed Andrew McKellar as its new CEO. After working overseas, he will return to Australia in early February and take the reins in mid-February.
This all-white Kenworth T909 set-up certainly scrubs up well. Thanks for sharing Shaun Wood.
A recent air-conditioning unit explosion, in which a truck driver sustained serious burns, reinforces the need for a crackdown on hydrocarbon refrigerant retrofits, said the industry authority. Read more
Driver Diego Manzo is one of those lucky truckies whose boss lets him choose the truck he drives. He’s stoked his boss bought a new generation Mercedes-Benz Actros and that he even ticked the box for the optional MirrorCam feature.
A popular Longreach Caltex servo – for years an outback oasis for hungry and weary road train drivers – is to close its doors at the end of the month. Read more
Up to 80,000 annual truck trips will be taken off Sydney’s motorways with the opening of the St Marys Freight Hub later this year. Read more
With around 26,000 vehicles, including over 3,700 trucks passing through Singleton each day, the Australian and NSW Governments are pushing ahead with plans for a Singleton bypass on the New England Highway to ease congestion.
Loaded up with sheep, these trucks were carrying sheep from WA to Trangie, NSW.