Four new Freightliner CL112 10×4 agitators for Midway

Four new Freightliner CL112 10×4 agitators for Midway Melbourne based Midway Concrete and Garden Supplies are one of a handful of independent Victorian concrete suppliers. There fleet of 60-plus agitators, mostly made-up of 6×4 and 8×4 models, service the north and west of inner-city Melbourne from concrete plants in Melton, South Morang and North Laverton. …

PACCAR to employ additional 120 workers

PACCAR Australia employs more local manufacturing staff: a growing force and extras on the way In a boost for Australian manufacturing and the local economy, PACCAR Australia is in the process of recruiting more than 120 people for its Bayswater manufacturing facility. Customer demand for trucks has driven the need for increased truck production in…

Driver’s Guide to Bendix Wingman DIU operation

A Driver’s Guide to Bendix Wingman Fusion DIU operation, that can be optioned on all Kenworth Legacy models, new Kenworth T610, T610ASAR, T410, T410SAR and T350 models. The Bendix Wingman DIU (driver information unit) is the part of the Fusion system that provides information and allows the driver to select from the pre-set parameters to…

How to operate a Kennedy Folding Skel trailer.

In this tech tips operating procedure, we’ll look at how to operate a Kennedy Folding Skel with Front Guard and Quick release fifth wheel. To Fold the Skel – load it up onto the prime-mover. Engage the PTO. Fold bolsters down. Push “Trailer up” button until the trailer rests on the truck ramps and the…

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…

How to Operate Jost Sensor 5th Wheel

How to Operate Jost Sensor 5th Wheel The introduction of Jost’s JSK37CZ-S Sensor fifth wheel that incorporates a three-sensor coupling system a few years ago enables the driver to ensure their fifth wheel is properly coupled to the trailer from inside the cabin. Technical Editor Howard Shanks explains how the system works. Initial take-up of…

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…