Great Whites Gen2

May 20th, 2016

Almost five years ago the team at Great Whites approached me to trial their new LED driving lights. At the time LED lighting was a relatively new niche in the driving light market with few serious contenders. The original Great ...

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Ready to Become an Owner Driver?

April 17th, 2016

After many years behind the wheel, employee truck drivers often take stock and decide to move forward professionally. It is at this point that many of these experienced drivers make the transition from being employed by a freight company to ...

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Baggin’ ’em up

December 3rd, 2015

The first and last part of any Professional Drivers trip is often the hardest. It's the shortest bit but for many of us the back door to truck leg can be the hardest emotionally and logistically, saying goodbye to the ...

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One Foot At A Time

August 13th, 2015

I've been quite vocal with my ideas about Operator Licencing for the Road Transport Industry, how I believe it to be the best possible cure for most of the industry's ills so I was more than pleased to receive this ...

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Letter to the Melbourne Sun Herald

February 25th, 2015

To: Mr Keith Moore, Herald Sun, Melbourne. Re: Your article, "Truckies drive 16 hours a day, use ice, speed to stay awake", published 23rd February 2015 (Article Link) Dear Mr Moore, Having recently read your article, I am aghast at the inaccuracy and ...

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Enacting Change ~ Big Rigs Article #3

November 28th, 2014

In my last article I raised the idea of introducing a system of operator permits for transport company owners and commercial drivers licences. In this issue I thought I'd expand on my ideas for implementation, discuss further the benefits and ...

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ACA Truckie Insider

November 6th, 2014

Well done 'A Current Affair', yet another black mark against the trucking industry. I'm beginning to wonder if this program actually has researchers or if they rely solely on regurgitating bullshit. For those of you who didn't see the story, here's ...

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Big Rigs Article #2

October 15th, 2014

Trawling the trucking related pages of the social media web sites I'm struck by the negative attitudes that many are more than happy to publicly air. Reports of a big one getting whacked doing more than a dollar twenty are always ...

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Big Rigs Article #1

October 2nd, 2014

As some of you will already be aware, I've stated writing a regular column for Big Rigs newspaper which is free and comes out each fortnight. For those that missed it, here's the first article and I'll post each article two ...

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Rainy Days

August 16th, 2014

You've got to laugh... Yeah, DoaTD hangs out on Facebook and for those of you who wonder what truck drivers do during their down time then here's a little insight (thanks to Jamie Hughes for starting this thread) One gone over ...

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