“I’ll just keep going as long as I can. When I can’t do it anymore, that’s when it’s time to give up. A fella asked me a few years ago, ‘When are you going to retire?’ And I said I’ll retire when they start to dig the hole. My mother lived to 107 so I’ve got a bit to go to catch her age haven’t I,” said Bill Ferguson, who recently celebrated his 88th birthday.
In 1968, Arrigo (Danny) D’Angelo founded D-Angelo Engineering – and what a 52 years it has been. While much has changed since then, what has remained the same is the company’s commitment to Australian made, with its range of truck and trailer equipment still produced in Melbourne to this day.
If you’re a fan of the popular TV series Outback Truckers, then the name Danyelle Haigh and Murranji Water Drilling might ring a bell. It is the fifth season she’ll be appearing in after all.
A trip from her home city of Cincinnati, Ohio, to Australia sparked the start of a flourishing career down under for Becki Jones, who is Lease and Rental Manager at PACCAR Australia’s PacLease division in Laverton, Victoria.
It hasn’t been an easy ride for 17-year-old truck fan Sebastian Martino. As he prepares to graduate from Year 12 at Miller Technology High School, his proud mum Callie Hume wants to make his wish of arriving to his formal in a truck come true – but that wish has gone up a few notches, with Sebastian’s Formal Convoy set up to raise funds for The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Sydney.
When a NSW truck driver contacted Big Rigs to vent his frustration at being fined for a work diary breach, we shared his story online and it garnered a huge reaction, with many truckies sharing similar stories.
Fresh off being named the 2020 National Trucking Industry Woman of the Year in the National Trucking Awards, Roslyn Anderson has one clear message she wants to promote – the importance of safety out on our roads.
Popular television show Outback Truckers is on the hunt for trucking talent for its upcoming season – and if you think you’ve got what it takes, they want to hear from you.