Poetic tributes of life on the road

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.

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Mick Dwyer has a few years and miles to travel

It is quite a contrast from a petrol-powered Dodge horse truck to a current spec Kenworth T909 with a quad fridge van, but it reflects the continual evolution of transport over the last 44 years, the length of time in which Mick Dwyer has been running the highways and outback tracks around Australia.

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Happy Haulin’ in southern NSW

Of all the people working in road transport and its associated industries I have chatted to in putting together content for Big Rigs over the years, it would be hard to find a person with a cheerier and more affable outlook on life than Troy Harris.

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Toying around with a new type of dolly

It’s been hailed a major innovation, a step forward in dolly design, and late last year its supply partners won the Castrol Vecton Industry Achievement award. But, does the converter dolly live up to all the commotion? If the operators we spoke to are anything to go by, then yes, it would seem so.

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