Since the converter dolly project came on the scene, it’s undergone extensive testing to see how well it performs. Now trials of the prototype have drawn to a close, with the final two operators putting it through its paces before it is sold.
Derham Transport boss David Derham hasn’t looked back since adding a new Freightliner Cascadia to the transport fleet based in Lara, Victoria. Read more
From its beginnings in 1954 to becoming part of the Toll group of companies in 1998, the bright yellow trucks and trailers of IPEC (Interstate Parcel Express Company) were a familiar sight on Australia’s roads.
When he’s not on the road, you’ll most likely find interstate truckie Kev Harley in his shed, working on his custom metal creations.
As part of the many and varied trucks that made their way up the Hume Highway in March in the 2021 Crawlin’ the Hume convoy, the 1984 Kenworth owned by the Derham family also saw the Aftrans’ fleet name and colours once again take to Highway 31.
Brisbane-based linehaul driver Ian Houghton is the first to admit that he’s had his fair share of mental health issues over the years.
A fourth generation family business, Brown and Hurley has become one of the largest truck dealership groups in Australia, representing PACCAR’s Kenworth and DAF brands.
In terms of trucks that have burnt their way into the psyche of the Australian transport landscape, the Kenworth SAR would have to be one of the first truck models which springs to mind.
The ‘Highway Queens’ project will share the stories of some of Australia’s and New Zealand’s fearless female truckies, while raising money for a very worthy cause.
It was a sunny morning and promised a beautiful day after a cold frosty (-4) Deloraine night when Amber Brosnan arrived in town, driving her Ryan’s Transport’s 2012 Freightliner CST 112 prime mover with a Detroit Diesel DD13 12.8L inline-six and an 18 Speed transmission. Read more