Western Star 48X hits the spot

  Rafe Cornwall grew up surrounded by trees, trucks and chainsaws. His first four years of existence were spent on Queensland’s Fraser Island where his dad and grandad were logging. It was only
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T909 a bonneted beauty

T909 a bonneted beauty

  The Kenworth T909 is still one of Australia’s favourite trucks for its performance and presentation. It is also the literal driving force behind young Apinder Jawanda’s life changes over the
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Crème de la crème – Western Star 6900 Constellation

NOVEMBER TRUCK OF THE MONTH: The Western Star brand is no stranger to the Land Transport fleet, but the company’s blue 6900 Constellation known as ‘Sunrise Ruby’ well and truly stands out from the crowd. Warren Aitken chats with the Land family before following driver Ken Coupe for the long run across ‘the paddock’.
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Auto Scania ticks all boxes

OCTOBER TRUCK OF THE MONTH: Owner-driver Tim McCarthy followed his grandfather and father into trucking, with a couple of detours along the way. With a commitment to family and hard work, Tim’s choice of a Scania P320 has proven to be a godsend
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Back to work in a Diamond Reo

SEPTEMBER TRUCK OF THE MONTH: Memories of a Diamond Reo leaving his 185hp ACCO in its wake came flooding back 50 years later when Norm Bransgrove discovered the 1969 classic was up for sale. Now it's back earning a dollar
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The mega milk man

AUGUST TRUCK OF THE MONTH: From an inauspicious start with one truck in 1996, SRH Milk Haulage principal Scott Harvey learned early the value of productivity. The lessons, however, appear to have found their highest achievement in Western Australia with the recent creation of what is almost certainly Australia’s biggest dedicated milk tanker combination
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Going against the grain in an Actros 2663

TRUCK OF THE MONTH: Grain haulage rigs are generally of the bonneted variety, but one company on Queensland’s Darling Downs has changed tact, opting for Mercedes-Benz trucks, including the pride of the small fleet –a stunning black Actros 2663. Warren Aitken writes.
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