Greg Cunliffe

GREG Cunliffe is a 46-year-old truckie who has worked full-time for Duggan's Quarry at in southern Tasmania for the past seven years.

The veteran truckie drives a Kenworth T305 Tipper powered by a 315hp Cummins engine and a nine-speed gear box and Big Rigs met with him on January 7.

"It is a family business and I think it's been going for more than 70 years. I had previously delivered for them on contract when working for a previous employer so I have been carting out of there for 10 years," he said.

Greg loves delivering gravel, road material and concrete around southern Tasmania and lives in the Huon Valley region.

"I have been a truckie for 30 years and started helping a neighbour who had a KM Bedford with a six cylinder motor," he said.

Before coming to the Apple Isle, Greg worked for a council in Victoria and is confident he has driven more than 1,000,000 miles in his three-decade career.

"That is miles, not kilometres," he said.

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