7 truckin' things coming up
March 30-31: Haulin' the Hume
WHERE: Following the Old Hume Highway out of Sydney to Yass.
RELIVE some of the sounds, sights and smells of the pre-emissions era when trucking was making its mark building our amazing country. The run will start at the Camden Bicentennial Equestrian Park, head through Razorback, through the Hole in the Wall at Picton, then through the Cullerin Range, into Gunning and then Yass.
More details at www.wshtc.com.au.
March 31: 32nd Penrith Working Truck Show
WHERE: Museum of Fire, 1 Museum Dr, Penrith, NSW.
BACK for its 32nd year, the Penrith Working Truck Show will have hundreds of vehicles on display, from huge B-doubles to custom trucks, plastered with chrome detailing and spectacular airbrushing, as well as the collection of fire engines of the museum.
May 3-5: National Diesel Dirt and Turf Expo
WHERE: Panthers Penrith Showgrounds, 123Mulgoa Rd, Penrith.
The expo brings the biggest range of earthmoving machinery, earthmoving attachments, trucks, trailers, bikes, utility vehicles, earthworks tools, agricultural machinery, mowing equipment and much more.
It's a family-friendly event designed for the earthmoving industry to update their knowledge of the latest equipment, technology and services.
May 15: The NatRoad Conference 2019
WHERE: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane.
DISCOVER the latest in road transport technology, learn about new processes and systems to improve productivity and find out about changes to rules and regulations and how they impact the way we work, including the drive towards sustainability.
May 16-19: Brisbane Truck Show
WHERE: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane.
Brisbane will be bursting at the seams when the 2019 Brisbane Truck Show kicks off in May.
Go to www.brisbanetruck show.com.au for more.
May 18: Putty Road Truck Drivers Memorial Service and Reunion Dinner
WHERE: Garry Miller Memorial Park, Putty Rd, Milbrodale.
THE service starts at 9pm and the local school will have refreshments from 11am.
The dinner will be held at the Charbonnier Hotel (44 Maitland Rd, Singleton). Dinner is $60 and tickets must be purchased in advance.
For accommodation at the hotel, call direct on (02) 6572 2333 and mention you are with the Putty Road Truckies Memorial for a special rate.
Updates will be posted on the group's Facebook page or phone Paul 0427 472 250, Shane 0419 287 159 or Marie 0414 631 206.
May 18 and 19: Heritage Truck Association's Annual Truck Show
WHERE: Rocklea Showgrounds.
HIGHLIGHTS of the show include veteran, vintage and heritage trucks, vintage tractors, stationary engines (working displays), a daily grand parade and more.
Entry is $10 for adults. For more details, phone Phyllis Davies on 0417 002 386.