Article Archive - February 2012

By: Truckin Life Posted: 14th Feb 2012

Orange Creek Station tracks its livestock heritage back to the days of Kidman and today profitability is maintained by diversification – cattle, lucerne hay, citrus...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 14th Feb 2012

To fit in a good day’s work, you start early. At the very first hint of the shift from night to daylight, Phil (Pip) Avery falls out of bed into a pair of jeans,...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 14th Feb 2012

While news takes the long way round with the printing of colour magazines, Truckin’ Life’s website can be updated by the hour when news is breaking. The partnership...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 14th Feb 2012

To tell the story of Tasmanian logging you can't sneak around the edges, you can't embroil yourself in politically correct jargon and try to appease all sides....

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 14th Feb 2012

The International Truck, Trailer & Equipment Show will take place from 15th - 17th March 2012.

This is a Free Expo to the trade and general public (All...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 14th Feb 2012

Scania will lower its production rate at its facilities in Europe and Latin America from this month, as the company foresees a continued slowdown in demand in these...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 16th Feb 2012

THE truck driver involved in a head-on collision at Menangle that killed three members of one family has been convicted of a string of unrelated driving offences...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 16th Feb 2012

A tow truck driver was helping a woman whose car broke down on the Hume Highway. Now they are both dead after a truck hit them.

Police were called to the...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 20th Feb 2012

It’s designed for the sole purpose of jump starting and it’s simple to operate.

There are three models available including a 12 volt 3000 amp unit; a 12/24...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 20th Feb 2012

Worldwide sales of Volkswagen’s commercial vehicles have continued their upward trend into early 2012.

“We have made a good start in the new year,” VW...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 21st Feb 2012

Nissan expects its Navara will extend its popularity in 2012 with a revised model range, significant equipment upgrades and even better value.

A key change...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 21st Feb 2012

“The New Master has arrived in Australia and is an even more appealing package than before,” Renault Australia’s managing director Justin Hocevar said.

“The...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 21st Feb 2012

In the middle of November over 400 army reserve and regular army personnel from throughout Queensland, rendezvoused at Canungra during the 11th Brigade Collective...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 21st Feb 2012

The Mack Titan changes up through the gears. We’re on the road and it’s the first taste of the 685hp MP10 engine. I have just driven the big truck out of the hook-...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 21st Feb 2012

They mustered before daylight, 704 trucks, drivers and supporters on a cool Wollongong morning.

The dawn air was filled with the aroma of coffee brewing,...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 22nd Feb 2012

Ex-high school teacher Ben Cribb gave up the books for the tools and has been renovating and extending Queensland homes since 1992. And the self-proclaimed “...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 23rd Feb 2012

Hino is raising the bar on truck safety in Australia by fitting Front Under-run Protection (FUP) as standard equipment across its entire range of 500 and 700 Series...

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By: Truckin Life Posted: 24th Feb 2012

An Isuzu F series agitator will be on public display for the first time at the 2012 International Truck Trailer and Equipment Show (ITTES) in Melbourne next month...

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