Boys from the bush

July 12th, 2014

A couple of months ago the  opportunity presented itself to shift gears and diversify my driving career once again. It's not that I don't enjoy the general freight side of things but the back country roads and bucolic lifestyle always ...

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A Light In The Dark

December 10th, 2013

The number of tall tales you hear on the road would shame a large troop of nervous meerkats. From a friend of a friends uncle who got busted for wearing thongs (on his feet that is) to a former free ...

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Sick To Death Of It

October 2nd, 2013

Whilst the temptation to use the bullbar to "gently shepard" an annoying road use over the fog line is often present I think the reality is that as Professional Drivers we're more often than not doing our best to prevent ...

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Sorry guys…

August 1st, 2013

Sorry guys, I've got heaps to tell but yet to put pen to paper, more to follow, OVER... To keep you salivating while I get organised, here's a clip from Surveillance Oz on Channel 7...

A Fatigued State

May 17th, 2013

The decision makers at the RMS (formerly the NSW RTA) may need to take a long hard look at themselves. While I'm pleased with the progress made by the NHVR and the NTC in moving toward a more user friendly ...

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Counting On Change

May 6th, 2013

Late in April the National Transport Commission released a draft copy of the soon to be released National Driver Work Diary. The NTC has, at the behest of the NHVR, made what I believe to be a valid attempt to ...

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Sharing The Road

January 7th, 2013

The Christmas / New Year period has come and gone as 2013 rolls forward without hesitation. Unfortunately for too many they didn't see the New Year in, with fifty deaths on the nations roads over the same period. It's something ...

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As Seen On TV

January 3rd, 2013

Wind your clocks back to last May, that's when John from Central China Television brought his cameraman for a run with me. I was towing a fifty tonne float for Gavin Transport back then and was just on my way back ...

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Twenty Twelve In The Mirrors

December 28th, 2012

It's been a big year and one I wont forget in a hurry, for both the highlights and the lowlights. Reviewing the year as it draws to an end is an interesting exercise and one that can highlight how far you've ...

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A Christmas Message

December 24th, 2012

It's Christmas Eve and I'm hoping for a quick turnaround in Queensland this morning so I can hoof it home for the one more sleep before that master logistician does his annual express run. While you're enjoying Christmas with family and ...

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