Driver Diego Manzo is one of those lucky truckies whose boss lets him choose the truck he drives. He’s stoked his boss bought a new generation Mercedes-Benz Actros and that he even ticked the box for the optional MirrorCam feature.
“I think the handpiece on the UHF might just about melt today,” quipped Ken Crockett as he anticipated plenty of radio and vehicular traffic along some of the remote roads and bush tracks in the Victorian high country.
Mick Wheeler can reel off all the upsides to truck investment in the Covid-era in his sleep: record low interest rates, government guaranteed loans, and generous new depreciation write-offs, to name just three industry-first incentives.
Five years ago, Matt Logan decided to take a leap of faith and go out on his own. Between juggling a growing container transport business and raising seven kids, things can get quite hectic – but he wouldn’t have it any other way.
Australia’s largest mobile wildlife hospital is now complete and ready to step up as temperatures soar during the peak of summer – and it looks like it may soon have a new truck to call its own too.
After a life-threatening scare with thyroid cancer in 2013, interstate truckie Sonja White wasn’t about to push her luck and ignore the warning signs.
As 2020 comes to an end, long-time interstate truckie John Furler will swap the truck cab for a caravan, signing off on a career that has taken him all over Australia.
The delivery of five new Iveco X-Ways and three Stralis AS-Ls bring the Iveco truck count to 40 at Tassie trucking operation Monson Logistics.
The Wants Transport Cascadia 126 is a truck version of a burger with the lot. It has the biggest engine you can get in a Cascadia; a 16-litre Detroit, the biggest and tallest sleeper; a 60-inch villa and lots of upgrades; including a system that uses radar to look out for obstacles down the left side of the truck.
Flash back to the late 1960s. Trucking was very much a man’s world and women in the industry were few and far between.