Truck Driver Appreciation Week: 22nd – 28th March

Giti Tyres Big Test | New Tricks

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 October 2020     Scania R 620 B8x4NA   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test - New Tricks

Not a lot of people know this, but I’m a big fan of mangled proverbs. Like: “What doesn’t kill you, will make you hope you’d never been born.” And how about: “You can lead a horse to water….but a pencil must be lead.”
They’re a couple of gems I’ve picked up along the way, but it’s the plain, straightout version of another old saying – that one abo...

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Aeolus Truck & Driver News

Suddenly….everything’s coming up HYZON
Where before there was mostly Hyundai, Nikola and Daimler Trucks talking about hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric heavy-duty trucks, suddenly….there’s also now HYZON. The announ...


Road Transport Forum News

Questions must be asked in COVID-19 comeback
A worrying trend has developed in New Zealand during this pandemic, where any opposition to what the Government does is treated as some sort of seditious act. Even the simple task of asking questio...


Teletrac Navman Fleet Focus

Kev's Happy place
It seems perfectly understandable that, after 35 years behind the wheel, career truckie Kevin O’Brien last year took the opportunity to get out of a truck…and into the office.
Und...


Southpac Legends

Through the kitchen window - Paula Rogers

Over thirty years ago, ardent road transport industry advocate and NRC stalwart Paula Rogers was looking through the kitchen window of her family’s farmhouse when the image of a bright blue Kenw...


Recently Registered

A slight improvement

New Zealand’s new truck market continued at what has become its “new normal” in August – but, at least, improved a little on the previous month’s registrations.


PPG Imaging Awards

Tribute Trucks
It’s the trucking equivalent of wearing your heart on your sleeve – showing your love to the world.
In this case, it’s a matter of Milton transport operator Laurie (Ferg) Fe...

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