With the Darling River running dangerously low, the only way to get fresh, affordable drinking water into the area is by truck.
LUCKILY for us the prime cattle on show aren't the only ones turning heads at the Pakenham sales yards, 56km southeast of Melbourne.
SCANIA Australia managing director Mikael Jansson starts the New Year in a buoyant mood about the brand's future here.
VETERAN driver Mike Williams isn't sure where he would be today if he didn't have the sense to call an ambulance when he did.
THOSE in the know tell us young Jai Perkins has the cleanest rig in his Tamworth fleet, such is the pride he takes in his job.
IT PUTS a smile on our face when we hear tireless truckie Brendan 'Bumpa' Farrell sounding happy behind the wheel.
AFTER months of back-and-forth discussions, Western Roads Federation is celebrating a win for its members, with the removal of local council road charging.
For almost 40 years he'd carved out a blemish-free living behind the wheel. Then a letter came in the post from Qld's Department of Transport and Main Roads
ANTHONY and Danyelle Haigh are making the most of a rare sojourn at home in Allora when Big Rigs caught up with Australia's busiest water drillers.
PETER Ward, now 95, says coming out of retirement to make his daily vegetable deliveries was the best decision he's ever made.