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Future Trucks: Mercedes Benz Autonomous Truck

It might be hard to imagine, but in the not too distant future autonomous trucks may become a vital part of Australia’s heavy haulage transport sector.

How Can Truck Drivers Predict the Weather Without a Forecast: Part 2

“I love a sunburnt country, a land of sweeping planes, of rugged mountain ranges, of droughts and flooding rain,” but while this love of the country may run deep for the truckies responsible for heavy haulage Australia relies on, the droughts and flooding rains part can cause havoc with your heavy transport schedule.

National Heavy Haulage reviews the new Cat CT630S

While you may know us as devout Kenworth-worshipers with our proven fleet of heavy haulage trucks, we recognise there are plenty of other great brands on the market. For this post, we’re putting aside our love of Kenworth (temporarily) to bring you a review of Cat’s CT630S.

Everything You Should Know About Truck Tyres

If you work in the heavy haulage industry, you'll know how important the tyres on your trucks are for making sure the job gets done. After all, you wouldn't get anywhere without those wheels! But do you know all the ins and outs of your tyres, and the different functions of all their components?

Essential Traffic Information for Truckies

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All heavy haulage drivers and truckies in the industry know the importance of good route planning. Not only is it essential to plan where to refuel, eat and rest; but as Australia’s roads become increasingly busy, heavy transport truckies must also take into account congestion, accidents and planned road maintenance.

Tips for Predicting the Weather on the Road: Part 1

Essential Traffic Information for Truckies

The weather plays a huge part in any truckie's life, as oncoming weather can have a huge effect on heavy haulage operations.

Playing Man-Sized Jenga with Caterpillar Excavators

Heavy Transport Machinery Jenga

At National Heavy Haulage we wholeheartedly accept the implications of the saying "boys and their toys" in the heavy transport and trucking industry. Rarely has that saying applied so accurately as to when we came across this video of an industrial sized game of Jenga.

Take Home Your Own National Heavy Haulage Diecast Model

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Truckies and collectors have made it clear, the Kenworth K200 is an industry favourite and it's back by popular demand. Drake Trailers have announced the second release of their K200 "Big Cab" diecast model truck.

Amazing Things Only Australian Truckies See: Part 1

Amazing Things Only Australian Truckies See: Part 1

There are some things that might seem strange on the road to the everyday driver, but it’s just another day in the office down under for an Australian heavy haulage truck driver.

Essential Tax deductions for Truck Drivers: Part 2

Essential Tax deductions for Truck Drivers: Part 2

As the tax year ends and Australian truck drivers go through the motions of submitting their yearly tax returns, you might be surprised to learn what everyday items may be tax deductible.

National Heavy Haulage has gathered a list of essential tax deductions that truck drivers should consider this financial year. - See more at: http://www.nationalheavyhaulage.com.au/news/105-essential-tax-deductions-for-truck-drivers-part-1#sthash.07GqQnH5.dpuf
National Heavy Haulage has gathered a list of essential tax deductions that truck drivers should consider this financial year. - See more at: http://www.nationalheavyhaulage.com.au/news/105-essential-tax-deductions-for-truck-drivers-part-1#sthash.07GqQnH5.dpuf
National Heavy Haulage has gathered a list of essential tax deductions that truck drivers should consider this financial year. - See more at: http://www.nationalheavyhaulage.com.au/news/105-essential-tax-deductions-for-truck-drivers-part-1#sthash.07GqQnH5.dpuf
National Heavy Haulage has gathered a list of essential tax deductions that truck drivers should consider this financial year. - See more at: http://www.nationalheavyhaulage.com.au/news/105-essential-tax-deductions-for-truck-drivers-part-1#sthash.07GqQnH5.dpuf
National Heavy Haulage has gathered a list of essential tax deductions that truck drivers should consider this financial year. - See more at: http://www.nationalheavyhaulage.com.au/news/105-essential-tax-deductions-for-truck-drivers-part-1#sthash.07GqQnH5.dpuf