News

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Man charged following fatal crash on Hume Highway

Man charged following fatal crash on Hume Highway

A MAN has faced court after being charged in relation to a fatal crash earlier this year in the state’s south.

How on earth did Stephen's nickname become PIG?

How on earth did Stephen's nickname become PIG?

THE first thing I noticed when Stephen Maguire parked his Western Star 4800 was the number plate which included PIG.

We need truckies to join in the fight

We need truckies to join in the fight

FOR those on the road, fuel costs have increased, tolls have increased, the cost of doing business has increased, yet the rates no longer reflect those costs.

We all need to fear for safety

We all need to fear for safety

A TRUCK boom in Melbourne has cyclists saying they "fear for their safety” but one truckie reckons they should always have some degree of fear for their safety

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Clem 7 standoff ends after 7 hours

Clem 7 standoff ends after 7 hours

A man has been taken into police custody following a seven-hour stand-off on the roof of Brisbane’s Clem 7 road tunnel at Kangaroo Point.

This could be our cheapest electric car

This could be our cheapest electric car

One of the biggest factors holding back electric cars in Australia is the price, but this SUV could be about to change all that.

How did this 19-year-old truckie become his own boss?

How did this 19-year-old truckie become his own boss?

WHILE his mates were out partying and doing things that teenagers did, Wayne Gough was hard at work.

Truckin' is a great life says Rodney

Truckin' is a great life says Rodney

"It's a great job, and a top family outfit to work for, and I couldn't be happier!”

Casino show ready to roll

Casino show ready to roll

SO MANY truck drivers drive past each other on the highways every day, but very rarely do they sit down and chat these days.

Speed demons get there fast

Speed demons get there fast

FIGHTER jets and drag cars are two of the more interesting types of freight carried by Dananni Hotshots in Perth.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

Controversial parking rule sparks furious debate

A simple question over where drivers are allowed to park their cars has sparked a debate, with many motorists disagreeing with the law.

Working Class Mack winner just wants to help farmers

Working Class Mack winner just wants to help farmers

Scott Goode didn’t think twice about contributing to VGA's drought relief campaign in conjunction with Rotary Australia when he first heard about it.

Hunt for man linked to alleged Qld murder

Hunt for man linked to alleged Qld murder

Detectives are searching for a man wanted in connection to the alleged murder of a man outside of Queensland pub.

Man survives truck crash down cliff, climbs back to road

Man survives truck crash down cliff, climbs back to road

A MAN has survived a terrifying crash over a cliff west of Brisbane and managed to climb about 40m back to the road to get help.

Man hit by truck in Melbourne laneway

Man hit by truck in Melbourne laneway

A man is fighting for life after being hit by a garbage truck in a laneway in Melbourne's CBD.

Truck driver loses licence after bizarre low speed chase

Truck driver loses licence after bizarre low speed chase

A truckie has paid a heavy price after a low-speed chase with police which a magistrate described as ‘unusual’.

World’s craziest supercar revealed

World’s craziest supercar revealed

There is a new contender for the world’s most bonkers supercar, signalling the revival of a famous badge. But the price will make your eyes water.

The Volvo 'Hilton' as good as it gets

The Volvo 'Hilton' as good as it gets

THERE'S only one way to evaluate a sleeper cab. Sleep in it.

Which road does Mick rate as rough?

Which road does Mick rate as rough?

WHEN Big Rigs saw Mick Linnet parked up on the outskirts of Townsville he was transporting a harvester spreader on his Fuso Fighter.

Aaron learned 'old skool' way

Aaron learned 'old skool' way

IF IT wasn't for his grandfather's passion about trucking, Aaron Sonter thinks his life could be very different today.

Newer Older