Risks to safety neverending

WORKSHOP: Brown and Hurley Rockhampton's workshop, where Shaun Dunn works from.

Regular maintenance is imperative, says Shaun Dunn

A toast to Devron's transport legacy

BROTHERS: Devron left Booth Transport in 2000, selling his half of the business to brother Brian. Brian still controls and operates the business with his four sons Mitchell, Peter, Cameron and Damien.

Booth Transport and the birth of a trucking empire

WATCH: Truck engulfed by flames on Bruce Hwy

FULLY ABLAZE: The truck on fire near the Tannum Sands turnoff on the Bruce Hwy.

The fire has since been extinguished and the highway is open again.

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

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 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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Double fatality truckie: 'That night was my worst nightmare'

Jury returns not guilty verdict in trial against truck driver involved in accident in near Raglan in 2014 where two Chinese tourists were killed.

Latest Jeep Compass misses key safety tech

The new Jeep Compass has been launched.

Safety equipment missing on new compact Jeep model.

Injured biker's battle after crash with SUV

The collision happened on a road near this one outside Quilpie in Queensland's southwest.

Who had right of way on narrow outback bitumen strip?

Engineer gives evidence about the truck load

CRASH SCENE: Two Chinese tourists were killed from a pipe falling off the back of a truck near Raglan on the Bruce Highway on December 6, 2014.

Mechanical engineers gives evidence in trial about 2014 fatal

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”.

Truckie on trial over Mt Larcom 2014 fatal crash

Generic Rockhampton Court.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

Court hears load prepped days before truckie arrived at site


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