HVIA Chief Executive Brett Wright

NHVR responds to HVIA call for PBS safety improvements

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) will consider mechanisms proposed by Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) to ensure a safer, higher productivity fleet and to protect the ongoing viability of the Performance Based Standards (PBS) scheme. The HVIA submitted a proposal to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator to put targeted measures in place to address […]

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The Royan Group has announced Philip Lovel to join its advisory board

The Royan Group has announced the appointment of  Philip Lovel AM to its advisory board. Philip served as Executive Director of the Victorian Transport Association for more than 28 years before retiring from that role in 2014. In 2007 Phil was awarded a member in the general division of the Order of Australia, for his […]

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TWO MAN CAN – Walking Kokoda to raise money for trucking charity

Owner driver and drag racing identity “Pommy” Steve Read and MAN salesman Callie Le Roux have turned their personal health and fitness goals into a quest to raise money for the transport industry, by walking the historic, and gruelling, Kokoda Trail. The Kokoda trail is much like it was in 1942 when the Australian soldiers […]

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Country Charm: R&K Bulk Haulage Kenworth T909 Director Series

Australian Custom Trucks were very lucky to have a quick catch up recently with Simon and Trevor from R&K Bulk Haulage and Livestock Transport recently and snapped a couple of photos of the first two of the three Kenworth T909 Director Series they have put on the road. To celebrate 90 years of truck manufacturing […]

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Black Amber

Gary West has one of the most customised Scania’s in the world. It wasn’t just the uniqueness of the Black Amber or its 730 horses that attracted him – it was also its credentials as a work horse that made the decision to purchase an easy one. With a Falcon XA GT in the garage […]

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Yogi wins!

Glenn ‘Yogi’ Kendall wins Scania’s Truck Driver Competition

There must be something with reality TV and winning the Scania Driver competition. The first competition held in Australia was won by David Whyte in 2007, who actually won a truck and went on to star on a reality show on some island resort. David is now a trucking journalist. This year Glenn ‘Yogi’ Kendall, from […]

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