David Vile

Mick Dwyer has a few years and miles to travel

It is quite a contrast from a petrol-powered Dodge horse truck to a current spec Kenworth T909 with a quad fridge van, but it reflects the continual evolution of transport over the last 44 years, the length of time in which Mick Dwyer has been running the highways and outback tracks around Australia.

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Happy Haulin’ in southern NSW

Of all the people working in road transport and its associated industries I have chatted to in putting together content for Big Rigs over the years, it would be hard to find a person with a cheerier and more affable outlook on life than Troy Harris.

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Bushfires keep Brett busy

Brett Macklin is doing the rounds of his B-double with an iron bar in his hands, checking all the tyres on his 19-metre log trailers after a run down Dunstan’s Road to Nariel in the upper reaches of north-eastern Victoria.

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Race is on to get job done

It has just gone 8.30am and Craig Radford works his way up through the gears as he heads out of the little town of Benambra in a remote corner of the north-east Victorian alpine region, with another long day hauling timber on the schedule.

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Jewels of the Sapphire Coast

“The Volvo runs during the week as that finances the dreams I have for all the old stuff,” said Alby Twyford, referring to his collection of heritage trucks which are tucked away in a shed near Bega, just inland from the NSW south coast.

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