Road Train DVDs

Kenworth Country Road Train DVD set for sale. The original Outback Truckers DVD Collection, this complete Collectors Edition set of Kenworth Country – Legends of the Outback DVD series is now available for sale. This compete set of classic trucking DVDs takes a serious look at the real outback truckers working in their natural environment…

Barker Retractable Skel Review

Barker Retractable Skel Review Flexibility with carrying and loading options is the key behind Barker’s Retractable Skel trailer, that allows the tri-axle group to be rolled back for unloading and loading of short containers as well as improved axle weight distribution. Barker trailers are manufactured in Woodend Victoria. The company was founded by two brothers…

Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans – Case Study

Freezex Keeps It Cool with Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans Maxi-CUBE Classic Refrigerated Vans are helping Sydney based refrigerated transport company, Freezex, reduce running costs and increase productivity. Refrigerated transport business, Freezex, has been servicing the New South Wales transport sector for over three decades. What started as a small transport business by Leslie and Sandy…

Mirrorless Mercedes Benz Actros

Mirrorless Mercedes Benz Actros – Is it a good thing? The introduction today of the latest Mercedes Benz Actros heralds a new revolution in road transport technology, being the first OEM to offer a road registered mirrorless vehicle. Instead of conventional mirrors, sleek aero cab mounted fins house what ‘Benz have aptly named “MirrorCam” which…

DAF FTT CF530 Road Test Review

DAF’s CF-530 is turning out to be a real Money Maker! Words and Photography by Howard Shanks.  It is said that; DAF’s new CF-530 has a tenacious appetite for hard heavy work, yet the versatility to nimbly run urban errands as well, and it’s all neatly packaged with a spacious low entry cabin. We sent…

Quad Dog T610SAR & Ultrashift: Review

Quad Dog T610SAR & Ultrashift: Review Words and Photography by Howard Shanks These are good days for Kenworth. The company is logging good sales numbers, and that includes high volumes for its T610SAR in vocational applications. We sent Technical Editor Howard Shanks off to a sand quarry in Western Victoria to put a T610SAR with…

Introduction to DAF’s Traxon Transmission

DAF’s Traxon Transmission operation explained! Words by Howard Shanks, Images supplied For the past two decades, engine development has increased exponentially driven largely by progressive emission standards, on the other hand, the development of clutches and transmissions is only driven by engineering innovation and competitive advantage. Technical Editor, Howard Shanks takes an in depth look…

Kenworth K200 Active Cabin Entry Explained

Kenworth K200 Active Cabin Entry Explained Words and Photography by Howard Shanks Reliability, maintainability, availability and safety (RAMS) are four key attributes Huon Delivery Service owner, Johnathon Price, cites as critical features when he specifies new equipment. Their new fully optioned K200 easily ticked all those boxes as Howard Shanks discovered. Based in the picturesque…