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Terrific tanker
May 2015


The final card in the second Truck Legends series features a Volvo FM500 tanker from Fonterra’s fleet. Thinking about other things or mind wandering while you drive? The last tip in this series comes from Fonterra driver Grant Prankard and his tip is, “Don’t allow your vehicle to drive you somewhere your mind was 3…

A legend in Te Akau
April 2015

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Te Akau Transport Ltd’s DAF CF85 is the next Waikato Truck Legend. Carl Olsen reminds drivers not to text and drive as the chances of a crash occurring are increased by up to 4 times. Thanks to Carl for providing another great tip and the photo. Click here to request this card or to collect…

Matatoki logger
April 2015


Mel Miller from Chris Angus Transport Ltd has this month’s legendary driver tip, “Always be aware when approaching and passing cyclists.” A great message Mel, and a reminder that we all need to be visible on the road as the days get shorter. Click here to request this card or to collect the entire series….

Legend by night
March 2015

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A superb night shot by Israel Anderson captures the new Volvo FM12  added to McFall Fuel’s fleet. Carrying out pre-departure checks, turning your phone off and key on and driving to the conditions is the next legendary tip from driver Peter Ritsema. Click here to request this card or to collect the entire series.      …

Brand new truck legend
February 2015

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Carleys Transport Ltd are pleased that their sparkling new Isuzu EXY530 is part of Waikato Truck Legends second collector series. Adjusting your speed for all conditions you may face on your journey is driver Nathan Sherrard’s top tip for this month. Click here to request this card or to collect the entire series.    …