Peter Summers
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Peter says not all industry changes have been good

"IT'S BEEN a bit nippy out there with some white stuff on the ground up the mountains behind Black Bob's Creek, where I loaded this lot for Bell Bay, so I am looking forward to getting home later and being warm again.”

That's what Peter Summers, from Cressy, said when he rolled in to Mood Food at Kempton for a hot cuppa and something to eat.

He was driving a Roger's 2016 Constellation at the time with a 600 Cummins up front, and towing plantation logs on an Elphinstone's Triaxle Skel at the time.

"I've been with this crowd for somewhere approaching three years now, and they are a great outfit to work for and their gear is tops. I'd have to say I love this truck,” he said.

"I've been on the road for about 36-37 years now and I've always found it to be good, honest way of making a living and have no regrets about taking it up.

"Mind you, I have seen a lot of changes in that time, some of them major ones, some few for the better, but not all of them for the good either, but that's how it goes.”

We asked him how he spent his time off, and he said he enjoyed fishing and had a hobby farm up near Cressy.

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