Another year is about to come to a close and Christmas bells are just a jingle away, but for some of you, this doesn’t have any breezy effect on your pressing schedule.
The doors may only have been open for a few weeks, but the industry has been quick to support our newest trucking museum.
The Transport Women Australia Limited Creating Connections mentoring programme has been operating since March 2020 with numerous pairings of mentors and mentees.
Taree trucking operator Ken Blanch has been impressed with the fuel economy from the latest addition to his mixed fleet, a Freightliner Cascadia. Read more
Born and bred on a Queensland cattle station, ‘Dippy’ Dipzal started his horse transport business over a decade ago – and he’s just added a new truck into the mix.
“I grew up around trucks but went straight out of school onto a handpiece in the shearing shed, being a rousie and shearing, until I worked out it was easier throwing sheep onto a truck than blowing the jackets off them,” said Nathan Rhodes with a laugh.
Annastasia Denigan, 40, didn’t originally seek out a career in transport, but since joining the industry, her professionalism and dedication have been widely recognised – most recently with being named the Trucking Woman of the Year at the Queensland Trucking Association’s (QTA) annual awards.
Putting bigger engines in vehicles is a very Australian thing to do. So, it should have come as no surprise that when Fuso Japan received a request to put a bigger engine in the heavy-duty Shogun it came from Australia.
Readers of Big Rigs will be familiar with the photographic work of owner-driver Kev Cameron who has been a regular contributor to the ‘Readers Rigs’ pages of the paper, along the way also gathering plenty of mileage on various Facebook pages, with his 2003 Western Star generally front and centre of his images.
AutoKlene has introduced its new-to-market Snake Skin Vehicle ‘Cockpit Shield’ range, encased in vibrant packaging and a choice of fragrances to suit all tastes.