PowerTorque People

Scott McKillop -driver for Bedrock Quarry

Scott McKillop of Bedrock Quarry products spared a few moments to talk to PowerTorque magazine recently. Bedrock (isn’t that where the Flintstones lived?) are located at Maroota west of Sydney and Scott has been with them for about 4 years carting Quarry products from North and south of Sydney and returning back to cement plants. He says that the Boss ...

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Peter Smith with his T904 Kenworth

                                                      Peter Smith with his T904 Kenworth. Peter runs a small Albury based transport operation and says he’s not normally out on the road but when things get a bit busy he gets the 13 year old 904 out and gives it a run. Peter told PowerTorque magazine, he is happy to do the odd run now and then but ...

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Stockcrate Trifecta

PowerTorque Magazine came across this stock crate trifecta at Gundagai today. While the fellas were a bit camera shy at first, we struck a deal with a few complimentary PowerTorque Magazines and stickers. Left to right: Scott/Scott and Daryl had just loaded some cattle and grabbed a short break , but managed a few minutes for a photo and chat ...

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Geoff driver for Thorpes Transport

Geoff of Thorpes Transport was on his Sydney- Melbourne run when he took time out for a chat to PowerTorque Magazine. Geoff has been driving for 40yrs and says the best part of the job is the freedom and the worst part is the traffic. He told us the near new K200 Kenworth is a bit of a lazy mans ...

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Andrew – Driver for Boral

Andrew from Boral had time for a chat with PowerTorque Magazine during some routine maintenance at LMR trucks Moss Vale, on the 19 mtr powder tanker he drives.He has been with Boral for about 8 years and is based at Berrima and mainly runs from there up to Sydney and back. “The 535 Mack Trident and AMT work well together ...

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Rod aka ” Rocket”

Rod ” Rocket” of Selman Bros. took time out for a chat to PowerTorque on his return leg back to Shepparton from the Sydney Markets. He said it was great timing as he had just polished up the tanks a bit during some downtime at the markets. Thanks “Rocket” FacebookemailPrintTumblrTwitterLinkedin

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Michael Csorba AKA ” Young Gun”

PowerTorque Magazine caught up with Michael Csorba AKA ” Young Gun” recently on his way down to Melbourne with a load of steel beams that were to be used on the New Macksville bridge returning for some rework. Michael carts general freight all over the place and likens some of his trips to being on holidays. As the saying goes, ...

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Wendy Friedberg

“I’m proud and honored to be driving the K200 for Sam Damianopoulos of D&D Roadtrans. I couldn’t ask for better working conditions, equipment or bosses. Driving trucks is by far the hardest career I’ve ever thrown myself into. It’s not as easy as a lot of men make it look. But with sheer determination, and yes, blood sweat and tears, ...

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Ted Woodberry

“This is a truck that I actually wanted to buy when it came up for sale five years ago but I missed out on it by one day.” “One of my fleet actually caught fire overnight last Christmas while it was parked up. The first thing my driver knew was when he got out in the middle of the night ...

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Trevor Dyson

” If I could change one thing on the road it would be to educate the general public on the principles of truck driving. From L plater’s to black licence drivers… their lack of patience and understanding of the principles of truck driving – stopping distances etc is getting worse. Many a time I’ve had to go into the long ...

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