Hobart truckie Ian Geard was driving an eye-catching Bennett’s Petroleum 2018 460 Euro 4 FM Volvo and towing a fuel tanker when he stopped to chat with Big Rigs.
Having worked for Toll for the past nine years, Wayne Farley said he enjoys the work and the way the company maintains its trucks and cares for its drivers.
Steve Bush from Port Sorrell was driving his Mountain Dew 2001 twin steer Scania 310 14b pallet rigid, on his way back from Hobart – glad to be going home for a break after handling the Hobart operation through the festive season.
Work is now underway for the first stage of the Northern Roads Package, a $55 million project to provide a more efficient route for freight vehicles travelling across the north of Tasmania.
Five new truck-only rest areas will be built in Tasmania within a year ,with another 14 informal sites to be brought up to better standards than they are now.
Robin Riley from Launceston has been driving trucks for over 30 years, with no regrets. After finishing school, he went into landscaping before finding his calling as a truckie.
Owner-driver Ian Gillie has spent over 40 years behind the wheel, and despite the challenges of a pandemic, he has been keeping very busy.
Tassie truck driver Matt McKenzie is looking forward to busy times ahead as harvest time kicks in.
The delivery of five new Iveco X-Ways and three Stralis AS-Ls bring the Iveco truck count to 40 at Tassie trucking operation Monson Logistics.
Matthew Daley from Hobart was driving a Muskett’s 2015 Kenworth K200 with a quad dog loaded with plantation timber from Koonya and was on his way to Long Reach when he stopped for a chat.