It was great to catch up with Richard Harvey from Deloraine recently when he pulled up in a very neat Orion Tanks 2021 Fuso 1227 rigid, towing a trailer.
With a deep rain depression threatening, we made our way north to the Caltex at Epping Forest the other day, being pleased to note the number of trucks back on the road again.
It is always satisfying catching up with people we have known for some time, and the last time we ran into Jamie Shelton, from Hadspen, he was over picking up a heavy load from Zeehan on the far West Coast.
We recently caught up with Greg Wylie from Nubeena on the Tasman Peninsula when he stopped for a hot cuppa and a refreshment.
It’s always good to catch up with drivers in those neat little ‘CAT’ rigs, and so it was when we caught up with Glenn Beer from Burnie at the rapidly expanding and evolving Mood Food 24-hour truckstop/roadhouse at Kempton.
Scott Fisher from Hobart was just pulling out of a local truckstop in a Toll 600hp Volvo FH16 when he stopped to chat with Big Rigs.
Passing through Westbury recently, we were happy to catch up with Maurie Campbell, from Forth, when he pulled over to grab a hot cuppa to go.
“I had originally come to Tasmania working in shearing sheds all over the place, and one day Paul offered me a job here and I grabbed the opportunity,” said Sarah Woodruff.
“I have been here for six good months so far, and I have to say I love the job, and the outfit and the truck,” Bradley Pearce from Port Sorell told us when he dropped into a local truck stop.
Passing through Epping Forest, we caught up with Scott Lowe from Launceston when he rolled in driving a TasFoods 2009 Hino 300 medium refrigerated freezer pan.