Driver Profiles

Fri 12 Jul 2019

What is the ideal truck for these drivers?

What is the ideal truck for these drivers?

Mark was happy with the Mack, though Rod and Glenn said they were more than happy with their trusty Kenworths too, and that all trucks were ideal for the job.

Life's a 'crazy coaster ride' for Bill and Harmut

Life's a 'crazy coaster ride' for Bill and Harmut

BILL Jenkins was driving a trusty old Volvo carrying parts of a Crazy Coaster ride when Big Rigs saw him on the outskirts of Townsville.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Daron's favourite load is potatoes

Daron's favourite load is potatoes

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Dean's old man thought he was 'mad' when he bought a truck

Dean's old man thought he was 'mad' when he bought a truck

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Fri 5 Jul 2019

'She used to call me Jesus'

'She used to call me Jesus'

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Wed 3 Jul 2019

Have you seen this portable truck library?

Have you seen this portable truck library?

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Fri 28 Jun 2019

'Knackers' says having a great boss 'makes life easier'

'Knackers' says having a great boss 'makes life easier'

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Wed 26 Jun 2019

25 years later, Larry still loves trucking

25 years later, Larry still loves trucking

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Blane has no regrets

Blane has no regrets

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Sidebottom's reckon the International Harvester is the best

Sidebottom's reckon the International Harvester is the best

AROUND the Goulburn Valley, the Sidebottom name has been associated with road transport for a number of generations.

Little Pub on the Prairie is the place to stop

Little Pub on the Prairie is the place to stop

TRUCK drivers I have spoken to in the past year reckon that the hotel at the small hamlet of Prairie along the Flinders Highway is an ideal place to stop.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Scott loves to fish in his time off

Scott loves to fish in his time off

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Lincoln switched to trucking and hasn't looked back

Lincoln switched to trucking and hasn't looked back

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Frank rates the United roadhouse at Miles

Frank rates the United roadhouse at Miles

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Ian cautious about all new truck tech

Ian cautious about all new truck tech

HAILING from Queanbeyan, Ian Rudd was making his first visit to the Brisbane Truck Show and was weaving around the main hall when Big Rigs caught up with him.

Fri 31 May 2019

Not something these kids see every day

Not something these kids see every day

HAVING an awesome day out at the Brisbane Truck Show was eight-year-old Michael Boyd and his six-year-old brother Charlie.

Thu 30 May 2019

Brayden learns about industry at BTS

Brayden learns about industry at BTS

SEEKING out options for a potential career in a transport-related field was the reason for Brayden Powis to check out this year's Brisbane Truck Show.

Wed 29 May 2019

'You've got to have something to waste your money on'

'You've got to have something to waste your money on'

CHECKING out the action at the Rocklea Heritage Truck Show was Peter Hughes, all the way from New Zealand.

Tue 28 May 2019

He wanted to be a truckie, so he just did it

He wanted to be a truckie, so he just did it

FIFTEEN years ago Brett Brown decided he wanted to be a driver, so he purchased a truck.

Mon 27 May 2019

Truckie doesn't hold back on thoughts about the industry

Truckie doesn't hold back on thoughts about the industry

WE CHAT with some of Australia's drivers to find out what makes them tick

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