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Drones to play role in transport safety

SAFETY FIRST: Lauchlan Mcintosh, the chairman of safety organisation Global NCAP, with Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt at the transport forum in Leipzig, Germany.

Transport industry expert meet in Germany

Anger as truckers banned from staying in South Burnett town

Truck drivers will no longer allowed to spend the night in Goomeri and this letter writer says it's not right.

Instead of fines let's find a solution: letter



IN ONE of Shepparton's industrial precincts sits a neat, tree-fronted building with a "temporary” sign proclaiming it to be the home of Kyzer Kustoms.

Get a kool Kyzer treatment

IN ONE of Shepparton's industrial precincts sits a neat, tree-fronted building with a "temporary” sign proclaiming it to be the home of Kyzer Kustoms.




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EPISODE #12: Listen to guests Rod Hannifey and Ellen Voie

WELCOME to another episode of your favourite source of information on all things trucking, The Big Rigs Podcast.

NEWS CATCH UP: The Big Rigs Podcast, Season 2, Episode 10

The Big Rigs Podcast, Sesaon 2

We give you the latest news and information

CONFERENCE CATCH-UP: Big Rigs Podcast, Season 2, Episode 9

The Big Rigs Podcast, Sesaon 2

Catch up on what happened at the ATA's TA2018 conference

Crawlin' the Hume

Crawlin' on the Hume by Graham Harsant

TWU protest

TWU protest at Aldi Cooparoo

Train slams truck on crossing

Trains slams into truck stuck on crossing in Georgia. Credit: Elijah Brown via...

Ex-Cyclone Iris U-turn fears

No chance of a game of tennis for junior players Aidan Christopher, 7, his sister Mia, 11, and brother, Lachlan, 8, at the rain-hit courts opposite the Crystal Cascades Caravan Park at Redlynch, which was evacuated. Picture: Justin Brierty

Forecasts saying it may do a U-turn, re-form into a category-two cyclone, and...

New Kenworth T610 SAR: old-school goes hi-tech

THEY reckon it's the best Kenworth yet or so the advertising blurb and the sales patter of the Kenworth marketers sing.

Thermal camera trial cuts down on animal strikes

Animals spotted by the thermal camera attached to a truck during a trial in WA.

Thermal camera used to spot cows, camels and kangaroos

Big Rigs' exclusive road test of the International ProStar

POWER PLUS: The big Cummins pulls the ProStar as it passes the camera car west of Dubbo.

The International trucks are here for 2017

New UD a winner for heavy market

HEAVY OPERATOR: The PW 24 280 proved a strong contender in the light end of the heavy duty market when Big Rigs put it through its paces.

UD takes aim with new PW heavy duty rig.

Cummins Filtration launches GOLDPOWER high-performance coolant

GOLDEN POWER: The GOLDPOWER group.

CUMMINS Filtration has launched Fleetguard GOLDPOWER coolant.

A million km down under to reach all-new Actros

PROVEN TO DELIVER: The new Mercedes-Benz Actros range has been tested in harsh Australian conditions the past 18 months to ensure it's up to the task.

MERCEDES-Benz launched the all new Actros range in Far North Queensl

New Cooltech coolant range and brake fluid launched

Total Lubricants have launched new Cooltech Coolant and brake fluid to the market.

TOTAL Oil Australia is excited to announce the launch of their new p

First light-duty truck to come standard with reverse camera

The Hino 300 Series is the first light-duty truck range to feature a reverse camera as standard equipment, helping to make light work of limited visibility in u

Truck servicing made simple

Baldwin Filters offers high-quality filter kits to keep servicing simple and save your engine from unnecessary wear and tear.

WHEN it comes time to service your truck, convenience and quality ar

What to do in case of a steer tyre blowout

Sam Dowler has released a video talking about what to do when a steer tyre blows out.

Sam Dowler wants truckies to know what to do if a steer tyre blows

Which manufacturer is set to smash world speed record with this 2,400HP custom truck?

Which truck manufacturer is set to smash two world speed records?

Dubbed the Iron Knight, Volvo's best technicians and engineers have

Scania tackles truck rollover safety with revolutionary airbag

ROLL ON: Scania is offering the world's first curtain airbag in its trucks, a feature aimed at improving rollover safety.

Scania has taken on the problem of truck rollover protection with it

Freighter's New Load Restraint Gates

Freighter Hanging Load Restraint Gates are created via the simple addition of tabs to the gates and posts of a normal hanging gate.

Freighter has released two new load restraint gate systems for its r

Iveco develops LNG long haul truck with 1500km range

An Iveco Stralis NP similar to those recently delivered to the Jacky Perrenot Group.

Iveco surges ahead with natural gas-powered commercial vehicles.

F-Series lives up to the hype

Getting ready to get moving.

ISUZU Australia has a new managing director and CEO.

Dual clutch technology gain

HELPING HAND: Dual clutch unit bolts on the front and engages dual input shafts.

I’VE seen some pretty good drivers in my time, especially those who

Getting Underway

EFFORTLESS: The Scania P440 had a 13-litre Euro V engine rated at 440hp.

WHEN I climb on board a new truck I always try and pair my phone wit

Big tech in small Scania

INSIDE: The cabin of a Scania P440 prime mover. for a test drive recently.

SEVERAL years ago I was in Japan watching a Japanese engineer

Actros mover gets a good rap

New Actros replaces the venerable Benz V8 with a new technology in-line six cylinder Photo David Meredith / Big Rigs

Actros mover gets a good rap

Volvo will have the right solution

UD customer drive day at Mount Cotton. Photo Carly Morrissey / Big Rigs

Volvo will have the right solution

TOP TRUCKIN' THINGS TO DO

Top trucking news and events

Free dash cam with Double Coin

Double Coin are giving away On Site Cameras dash cams, conditions apply. Photo Contributed

Free dash cam with Double Coin

Switch to Meritor so you don’t fail on the road

Meritor's Xtended Lube Universal Joint (MXL) now includes RPL premium sealing technology which extends service intervals for U-Joints to 160,000km's Photo Contributed

Switch to Meritor so you don’t fail on the road...

Trucks & Commercial

FORD TRADER 1993 11 foot tray, 500kg Tailgate loader. Great for furniture removal. Fixed sides. VLE 293 $8,800

Hino Truck 300 Series 2007

Hino Truck 300 Series 2007 Aluminium tray, air con & radio. Rego, RWC, Diesel, 4 cyl. GVM 4495kgs Owner no longer requires, due to retirement $22,000neg Ph: 0412773184 or 0740544365 Cairns

Hino Truck 300 Series 2007 Aluminium tray, air con & radio. Rego, RWC...

Mitsubishi FE6596A 1998 Canter Truck

Concrete Pump 2006Transcrete P25 100mil outlet (Low hours, 117) GCM850kg Concreter Tray Formwork Racks Ideal For Concreter $23,900 REG - AP55YL

Concrete Pump 2006Transcrete P25 100mil outlet (Low hours, 117) GCM850kg...

Tesla Model 3 ‘not good enough to recommend’

Tesla has been given a huge kick in the guts after the car that is supposed to save the company has been given a less than stellar review.

Looking for a bargain? June new-car sales come early

Some car companies have started their June 30 deals early. Photo by Mark Bean.

Those looking for a good new car deal are in luck before June.

USED CAR REVIEW: Holden Captiva 2011-17 sharp on price, spec

2011 Holden Captiva 7

Holden's Captiva SUV sold well but has a poor reputation.

The 2019 VW Touareg heads for hi-tech and luxury

VW Touareg: From about $75,000

2019 VW Touareg has an emphasis on luxury and urban driveability.

Three-way comparison test: BMW X2 v Audi Q2 v Mercedes GLA

Audi Q2, Mercedes-Benz GLA and BMW X2. Pictures: Thomas Wielecki

We test three pf the best: BMW X2 v Audi Q2 v Mercedes GLA.

Porsche’s petrol-electric Cayenne puts diesel on back burner

The 2015 Porsche Cayenne

We drive Porsche’s petrol-electric plug-in SUV.

Casual Truck Driver Required

 Tipper experience & white card essential Minimum HR licence Must have Roadranger experience.  Please apply BY TEXT ONLY!

EXPERIENCED INTERSTATE & LOCAL B-DOUBLE DRIVER

Shepparton based Transport company seeking:


	 


	EXPERIENCED LOCAL  B-DOUBLE DRIVER


	For Shepparton-Melbourne-Shepparton


	 


	EXPERIENCED INTERSTATE  B-DOUBLE DRIVER


	Melbourne-Sydney-Brisbane-Adelaide


	 


	Must hold MC license, provide medical and license printout


	 


	For more information contact Freds Interstate Transport


	0358202428  Mon to Fri 7am - 5pm.

Shepparton based Transport company seeking:

HC & HR TRUCK DRIVERS

HC & HR TRUCK DRIVERS


	LONG TERM EMPLOYMENT


	Due to long term committed work on the Mackay Ring Road and other projects,


	Summit Construction Materials currently has positions available for experienced HC and HR truck drivers.


	
	Attractive rates paid, overtime available and immediate start.


	Send resumes to jobs@scmat.com.au

HC & HR TRUCK DRIVERS

LONG TERM EMPLOYMENT

Due...

HC/MC DRIVERS

HC/MC DRIVERS


	For busy General Freight company based in Toogoolawah.


	General Run between Brisbane, Gold Coast, Moranbah


	Drivers must be available to work away from home including weekends.


	Applicants from regional areas encouraged to apply as transport to and from home will be available


	Must be comfortable driving in ...

HC/MC DRIVERS

For busy General Freight company based in...

MR DRIVERS

•Above award wages
	•Full-time
	•Multiple locations on offer, Sydney metro
	•Various shifts available
	Due to continued growth, Hardware & General are seeking MR drivers in Brookvale, Peakhurst, Dural and Blacktown. In addition to on-the-job training and great staff discounts, we can offer you challenging work and the opportunity to grow as ...

•Above award wages
•Full-time
•Multiple...

Semi Trailer Drivers Body Truck Truck and Dog Drivers

LOOKING FOR Semi Trailer Drivers Body Truck Truck and Dog Drivers Asphalt experience an advantage Permanent work available. Email resume to htr77@bigpond.com Or call 0429 572 686

LOOKING FOR Semi Trailer Drivers Body Truck Truck and Dog Drivers Asphalt...

Truck Driver to deliver Aluminium Windows & Doors

Truck Driver to deliver Aluminium Windows & Doors


	The successful applicant should hold a current ‘MR’ or ‘HR’ licence. This position would suit a physically fit person who is well presented and reliable. You must have good time management & communication skills. While experience is favourable, attitude and effort is more essential ...

Truck Driver to deliver Aluminium Windows & Doors

The...