Driver Profiles

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Lincoln switched to trucking and hasn't looked back

Lincoln switched to trucking and hasn't looked back

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

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Frank rates the United roadhouse at Miles

Frank rates the United roadhouse at Miles

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

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Ian cautious about all new truck tech

Ian cautious about all new truck tech

HAILING from Queanbeyan, Ian Rudd was making his first visit to the Brisbane Truck Show and was weaving around the main hall when Big Rigs caught up with him.

Fri 31 May 2019

Not something these kids see every day

Not something these kids see every day

HAVING an awesome day out at the Brisbane Truck Show was eight-year-old Michael Boyd and his six-year-old brother Charlie.

Thu 30 May 2019

Brayden learns about industry at BTS

Brayden learns about industry at BTS

SEEKING out options for a potential career in a transport-related field was the reason for Brayden Powis to check out this year's Brisbane Truck Show.

Wed 29 May 2019

'You've got to have something to waste your money on'

'You've got to have something to waste your money on'

CHECKING out the action at the Rocklea Heritage Truck Show was Peter Hughes, all the way from New Zealand.

Tue 28 May 2019

He wanted to be a truckie, so he just did it

He wanted to be a truckie, so he just did it

FIFTEEN years ago Brett Brown decided he wanted to be a driver, so he purchased a truck.

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!”

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