'Simon the hero truckie' saved my boy

SAVED BY A TRUCKIE: Callum Simpson is back on his bike again after a heroic truckie saved him after a crash on a busy road.

14-year-old Melbourne boy saved after bike crash

Tassie Truckin': Tom Buckle

Tom Buckle

Roving Santa wishes everyone "Ho ho ho and Merry Christmas”

New group fighting for WA road users

NEW TEAM: WRF heavy haulage industry members met to help the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia identify issues with oversize and overmass barriers.

Association focuses on needs of those dependent on road transport

Big Rigs Podcast: Episode 16

Hero truckies, trailer manufacturing and the future of North Australia along with your usual trucking news.

Big Rigs Podcast: Episode 15

Big Rigs Podcast: Episode 1

All your latest trucking news

Cyclist vs Driver: Who is in the right?

This is the moment a cyclist is knocked off his bike and almost run over. It’s...

Same sex marriage passes

A historic bill to make same-sex marriage legal has passed through the House of...

Police warn of level crossing dangers

THE video at first is bewildering as it seems occupants of a car and it’s caravan...

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


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

Carly the garbo chick...

Carly the garbo chick... Iveco gave us the chance to drive a 6.4 dual control 280hp compactor at the Melbourne Truck Show.

Big Rigs editor Carly has a crack at an Iveco Garbage truck at the Melbourne Truck...

Iveco drive day action

Journalists got to experience all that Iveco has on offer at a drive day recently...


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...


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Tipper Combo

Including Nissan UD Tipper, 2003 Richardson tag trailer, RC50 Posi Track, Yamaha mini excavator.

	All items complete with attachment.

Including Nissan UD Tipper, 2003 Richardson tag trailer, RC50 Posi Track...


Only $45,500 drive away NEW 2017 Fuso 515 Factory Tipper available for immediate delivery. This compact drop side factory tipper is ideal for those jobs where access is difficult. 4,500Kg GVM for car licence, approximate pay load 1,600Kg with driver & full tank. 30,000Km service intervals 6 ...

Only $45,500 drive away NEW 2017 Fuso 515 Factory Tipper available for...

Concrete Truck

Hino Concrete  Truck with local contract. Provides a good reliable income of 100K plus. Urgent sale.

Hino Concrete Truck with local contract. Provides a good reliable income of 100K...

Latest Jeep Compass misses key safety tech

Jeep has released pricing for its new mid-sized SUV and it’s a mixed bag.

Going green leads Jaguar to offer a 'four-pot' sports car

Jaguar has released a cut price version of the F-Type, but it has a lengthy and expensive options list. Picture: Supplied.

Same shape, but F-Type gains a four-cylinder engine.

Most extreme roadworthy car ever: McLaren’s Senna-sation

McLaren has dubbed the car the Senna in tribute to the legendary F1 racer Ayrton Senna.

Check out McLaren's “most extreme road car yet”.

Which car can replace my V8 Commodore?

The Kia Stinger packs some punch with a twin-turbo V6 under the bonnet.

The choices to replace a V8 Commodore.

Chevrolet Silverado and Camero coming here courtesy HSV

Chevrolet Silverado pick-up (2017 model shown). Picture: Supplied

HSV undertaking Chev conversions to right-hand drive.

HSV builds a tougher Colorado-based pick-up

HSV’s Colorado Sports Cat. Pic: Supplied.

Colorado gets a makeover from HSV.

Volvo V90 Cross Country defies the Swedish wagon stereotype

Volvo V90 Cross Country

Check out this big Volvo wagon that’s not an SUV.

Casual Driver

Casual Driver Must have HR Licence Crane experience prefered Immediate Start Local Gladstone area Please email resumes to...

Courtesy Bus Drivers

The Waves Sports Club is looking for casual Courtesy Bus Drivers who are dedicated, professional and customer service focused to join our award winning team.

	The position requires you to be reliable and flexible with varying hours on a rotating roster, including nights, weekends and some public holidays. Position will ...

The Waves Sports Club is looking for casual Courtesy Bus Drivers who are...

Experienced Truck & Dog Drivers

Experienced Truck & Dog Drivers

	Due to fleet expansion BTL requires 3 experienced Truck & Dog Drivers for local quarry and civil works.

	Must be experienced

	Generally 50-60 hours per week with occasional Saturday work

	Trucks based at Forest Glen, Sunshine Coast

	Call Ben 0418 887 590

Experienced Truck & Dog Drivers

Due to fleet expansion BTL...

HC & HR Truck Drivers

Allied Pickfords have permanent and casual positions available for HC & HR Truck Drivers

	Experienced Furniture Removal Offsiders Packing Staff (must have licence)

	Owner Driver opportunities also exist

	With the huge growth of our local branch, these positions will be all year requirements or if required we have seasonal positions.

	Ph ...

Allied Pickfords have permanent and casual positions available for HC &...

Taxi Drivers Wanted

Taxi Drivers Wanted

	B & W Taxis Maryborough

	Must be prepared to work day and night shifts

	Please call 4121 2534 and leave contact details

	or email

Taxi Drivers Wanted

B & W Taxis...

Linehaul - MC B-Double Drivers

Linehaul - MC B-Double Drivers

	Blenners Transport is a family owned and operated transport business with nearly 30 years experience and is a nationally trusted and respected refrigerated transport solution, working with leading retailers Australia-wide.

	Due to our continuing growth, we are now welcoming applications for MC Drivers based in Brisbane ...

Linehaul - MC B-Double Drivers

Blenners Transport is a family...

Heavy Tow Truck Driver

Heavy Tow Truck Driver

		Excellent wages & overtime rates 
		Operating Quality equipment as pictured 
		Must have heavy towing & recovery experience 
		Full time position, immediate start
		Western Sydney Based

	Contact Jaimie kent on 0419 993 406 for a confidential discussion

Heavy Tow Truck Driver

  • Excellent wages...