Josh Scott was carrying bananas from Tully to far away Melbourne when Big Rigs caught up with him.
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.
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.
Perennial heavy duty sales winner Kenworth has picked up where it left off in 2020 and announced its intentions early in the first Truck Industry Council’s T-Mark figures for the year.
A new competition for kids (and kids at heart) has been launched by PACCAR Parts, which is looking for a name for its newest character, a T610SAR.
The Kenworth 2021 calendar giveaway is back and here’s your chance to be one of 20 winners. Kenworth is calling on truckies to share their own stories of an extraordinary situation they’ve had to overcome in 2020, or that of a fellow truckie, to get the job done.
A new TRP branch has opened in the industrial and business district of Somerton in Melbourne, offering a full range of truck and trailer parts.
Total heavy vehicle sales for the month of November finished at 3,174 new deliveries, up 3 per cent (94 trucks) compared with the same period last year. Read more
It has just gone 8.30am and Craig Radford works his way up through the gears as he heads out of the little town of Benambra in a remote corner of the north-east Victorian alpine region, with another long day hauling timber on the schedule.
Despite what has universally been acknowledged as a very unusual year, marred by significant negative health and economic impact, PACCAR Australia is again increasing truck production over the coming months. Read more