Brian Meyer talks to Rags

SITTING back watching trucks come and go was driver Brian Meyer, a young chappie who has been trucking for four years.

The rig of the day was a 1974 International Acco rigid tipper running local in Victoria. Brian used to be a farmer.

His property was in Horsham, but with bad times and no rain, he sold up. Trucking came along as a new career.

These days he does runs from Melbourne to Adelaide as well as the Sydney leg, Canberra and Wagga, steering for Freestone's Transport based at Tullamarine.

His rig is a 1998 Kenworth. Hidden under the shed is the CAT C-15 punching out 550 hp while an 18-speed gear box does the hard work. The K-whopper rides on airbag suspension, pulling a B-double van.

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