Driver Profiles

Mon 27 May 2019

Truckie doesn't hold back on thoughts about the industry

Truckie doesn't hold back on thoughts about the industry

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Fri 24 May 2019

Which roadhouse does Peter rate?

Which roadhouse does Peter rate?

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Thu 23 May 2019

Allan has no regrets about his career choice

Allan has no regrets about his career choice

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Wed 22 May 2019

Trucking gives Bayden a satisfaction he's never had before

Trucking gives Bayden a satisfaction he's never had before

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Tue 21 May 2019

Jesse can't imagine being anything else

Jesse can't imagine being anything else

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Mon 20 May 2019

Allan loves to drive this Scania

Allan loves to drive this Scania

"THEY certainly are a great outfit, just the best, and there is no doubt about that!”

Thu 9 May 2019

Dave rates the 900km trip from coast to Mt Isa challenging

Dave rates the 900km trip from coast to Mt Isa challenging

FOLLOWING the closure of the railway line between Mount Isa and Townsville after floods scores of trucks hauled copper.

Tue 7 May 2019

Jarrod cooks his own bacon and eggs on the road

Jarrod cooks his own bacon and eggs on the road

YOUNG truckie Jarrod Bligh drives a Kenworth K200 for Sunshine Coast based Brown's Slipway and had transported barbecues north to Townsville.

Being short is a 'big advantage' for truckie Mark

Being short is a 'big advantage' for truckie Mark

BEING just 158cm tall can be a 'big advantage' for southern Queensland based driver Mark Collier.

Mon 6 May 2019

This Scania 'still purrs like a kitten'

This Scania 'still purrs like a kitten'

"LOOK at this Scania, one-and-a-half million on the clock and still purring like a kitten.”

Fri 3 May 2019

Why is Isaac called 'Whippet'?

Why is Isaac called 'Whippet'?

WHEN young NT based driver Isaac Hinson said his nickname was "Whippet” I immediately asked why.

No stress of being an owner driver for Mick

No stress of being an owner driver for Mick

He was driving a Gradco 2018 K-200 "Big Cab” with a 600 X-15 Cummins up the front, and towing an oversize load of earth moving equipment to Bell Bay.

Thu 2 May 2019

No regrets at all, says truckie Leigh

No regrets at all, says truckie Leigh

"LAST month I was in a Coronado, so they certainly have good gear all round, and they are looking after me and no complaints!”

Wed 1 May 2019

Peter reckon's Tasmania is the 'best place on the planet'

Peter reckon's Tasmania is the 'best place on the planet'

Peter was driving a DeBruyn's FM 540 Volvo Euro 5,and towing a Tautliner containing a fish tank, with fish food for farms in the Huon Valley from up north.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

TRUCKIE: 'This is definitely where my heart is'

TRUCKIE: 'This is definitely where my heart is'

Brenton says its good to be back on the road again

Mon 15 Apr 2019

'We meet all sorts of interesting people along the way'

'We meet all sorts of interesting people along the way'

MARTY said they work for a sort of family business, and they both reckon it is a great job, with plenty of variety.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Neil loves the variety of truck driving

Neil loves the variety of truck driving

NEIL Shires from Launceston when he dropped in driving a PBE 2008 T-908 with a 500 Cat up front and towing a Low Loader.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Jamie works with a top bunch of blokes

Jamie works with a top bunch of blokes

"I'VE been about 11 years all up in the industry, mainly logging,” Jamie Blackwell, from New Norfolk, said when he dropped in to the Caltex at Epping Forest.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Stop and see the collection of old Glen Innes trucks

Stop and see the collection of old Glen Innes trucks

A COLLECTION of old trucks beside the New England Highway at Glen Innes in New South Wales attracts plenty of interest.

Tue 2 Apr 2019

Have you seen this yellow Bedford?

Have you seen this yellow Bedford?

AN OLD but flashy yellow Bedford, which is parked outside a business at Uralla in New South Wales, is often the centre of attention.

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