Neville McKay (left) and Brent Tane both work for Pacific Fuel and were on the home leg of a journey from Wellington to Sanson and back when Faye Lougher caught up with them in Levin. The pair had been making deliveries to Z stations with Brent in the driver’s seat of the 2014 Man TGX 26.480 and 12-speed auto, and Neville in the passenger seat as his trainer.
In the past week two new players have arrived in the autonomous truck market, one with a revolutionary new concept that gives ‘autonomous’ a whole new meaning and could see drivers operating vehicles from their desk rather than a cab.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Roving reporter Faye Lougher had an ulterior motive when she let Lawrence Latoa’s truck pull in front of her into a line of vehicles on SH1 in Levin – to grab him for a Just Truckin’ Around profile! Lucky for her his next stop was just around the corner at Resene, which is where she snapped him after he made his delivery.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Living on a country road, Faye Lougher sees milk tankers go past almost every day but she’s never managed to stop one for a JTA – until now! Johnny Miller was on his normal route around Koputaroa, north of Levin, and his truck was nice and shiny so the stars were all aligned at last.