Former British Army Royal Marine Grant Easton is a happy Aussie truckie who drives a Volvo Fh-16 Euro5 600 for Brisbane company Barakel Pty Ltd.
Big Rigs recently caught up with truckie Bernie Triffett from Brighton, just north of Hobart. He had just driven in to fuel up his 1994 CHR Mack ‘Elite’ with a 427 V-Mack up front and was towing a tri-axle tautliner.
At this wedding, it wasn’t just the bride, groom and guests who scrubbed up beautifully, four Kenworths were also polished up to perfection to celebrate the special day.
Often seen around the streets in Townsville, David Talbot runs a local plumbing business and was recently voted as the city’s best plumber by readers of the local Townsville Bulletin newspaper.
Twelve months into his gig with Dorsett Transport in Tasmania, Justin Wood couldn’t be happier. He caught up with Big Rigs when he pulled up for a break at a local truck stop.
Rarely do you meet a man happier to combine his twin loves of motorbikes and trucks, as is the case for Launceston-based truckie and motorbike enthusiast Jack Rockliff.
Victorian owner-operator Mark Young had five different border passes in the cabin of his Kenworth 904 when Big Rigs saw him deep in the tropics of north Queensland.
Though he still sees himself primarily as a farmer, William Ferguson has had trucks on his Tassie farm for years and enjoys getting behind the wheel. Read more
Based at Wagga Wagga in NSW, owner-operator Mark Close of Closey’s Transport was far away in Townsville when Big Rigs saw him at BP Cluden.
It looks certain that 11-year-old Braxston Clay will follow in the footsteps of his father Jonathon Friend and become a truckie.