A Scania cruised up the main street of scenic Malanda on the Atherton Tablelands and pulled up on a corner.
It was just before dusk when Big Rigs saw Brisbane based driver Stephen Findlow behind the wheel of a Volvo FH-16 B-double, parked at Malanda in North Queensland.
Sydney based owner-operator Matt Sultana was deep in the tropics at Bowen in North Queensland when Big Rigs chatted with him.
An old 1987 Toyota Dyna which is a common sight around Ravenshoe in the northern tropics is driven by owner Terry McNee, who used to operate in Sydney.
Eight-year-old Max Tuxworth is a chip off the old block and looks certain to follow his father and grandparents and be an integral part of the legendary far north Queensland family road transport business.
Josh Rigney had hauled pallets from Kapunda in South Australia to Townsville when he stopped to have a yarn with Big Rigs.
Usually carrying boats, trailers or the like, Chris Barnes was carrying hay, deep in the tropics, on a blistering hot day, when he stopped to chat with Big Rigs.
A major upgrade to 27 kilometres of the Newell Highway has now opened to traffic, months ahead of schedule.
When Big Rigs saw driver Lee Wells he was carting mangoes from Giru in north Queensland, bound for the Brisbane markets.
Busy veteran truckie Hugh ‘Maca’ Macdonald has been delivering armour rock to the Port of Townsville for the past four months, destined for a new seawall. In between trips, he stopped to chat with Big Rigs about life and trucking.