Around Australian Trucking With Instagram

Around Australian Trucking With Instagram

This week we are heading around Australian trucking with Instagram and finding a well equiped Acco, a beautiful sunrise and a truckie wedding arrest.

Underneath, it’s an Acco! Looking Good!


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Here’s a great sunset/sunrise shot:

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We’re not quite sure what’s going on here:

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Top Trucking Instagrammers

Top Trucking Instagrammers

Top trucking Instagrammers get some great shots of their trucks and share them with the world each week.

The first hour after sunrise and the last hour before sunset are known as the ‘Golden Hour’ by photographers. This truck really pops in the low sunlight as sunset approaches:

Parking the truck on a wet yard always gives you great reflections in the image:

Another ‘Golden Hour’ shot with the low sun adding to the richness of the shot:

The Trucking World on Instagram

The Trucking World on Instagram

This week we take a tour around the trucking world on Instagram with road trains in the Territory, hay on the move and a truck only a mother could love.

Unloading a double road train in Mataranka:

Loaded up with with a bit of hay, but not too much:

Bitta hay on a Friday

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The Trucking World on Instagram


Ever since its introduction, I have never been too sure about the aesthetics of the design of the current Renault range:

Renault Trucks T Breuer Transporte GmbH

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The Wonderful World of Instagramming Truckies

The Wonderful World of Instagramming Truckies

This week, we have another look at the wonderful world of Instagramming truckies. There’s the Altona Truck and Trade Show, a classy looking Argosy and a classic Cummins engine.

The truck show at Altona drew the super stars of Australian trucking, and these two guys!:

Nice custom job on this Argosy, just don’t take it down any rough roads:

Mbs argosy

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Love the comment on this, ‘They sounded grouse with sporties!’

#oldschool #k100 #timetogethercrackinagain #doubleornothing

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Great Truck Shots on Instagram

Great Truck Shots on Instagram

There are plenty of great truck shots on Instagram, truckies getting to the heart of what trucking’s all about. Here’s a selection with a sunrise shot, a storm is coming and it’s beer o’clock.

On this shot, don’t look at the sunrise, look at the shine on the tanks:

Getting the truck out and home before the storm hits:

The cattle are unloaded, the trailers have been washed out, now it’s time to get a beer:

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The Instagram View of Road Conditions in Australia

This week’s look at the Instagram view of road conditions in Australia sees varied experiences for truck drivers around the country, followed by a stunning sunset.

It’s been dry on some of our highways:

Flashback to #harvest17 #roadtrain #wheatharvest

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And it’s been very wet on plenty of other highways:

That will do Huey!! #qldrains #allfiredup #newcastleboundtoday

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The Instagram View of Road Conditions in Australia

Here’s an atmospheric shot of an AAB quad:

Australian Trucking According to Instagram

Australian Trucking According to Instagram

Diesel News checks out Australian trucking according to Instagram. It’s a chance for trucks to show off their trucks or their photography skills

Here’s a great shot using backlighting to create some dust and some atmosphere:

    The Mack Anthem came out in the USA last year. The question is as to whether this new styling from the US truck maker may be introduced as part of a future model range here in Australia? Watch this space!

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Australian Trucking According to Instagram


Here we have another truckie/photographer getting the lighting just right. The natural light from the roof lights and doors mixes with the artificial light from the big sodium lamps to achieve just the right effect:

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Big Stuff on Instagram

Big Stuff on Instagram

This week Diesel News has found some big stuff on Instagram. If you drive a big truck it makes you proud, so you want to take a photo. If you’re proud, you want everyone to know about it, so you put it on Instagram!



Here’s an older image from HHA Megatrucker.

Here’s a cattle carter with a few trailers in tow.

Hauling a bit of pudding? Get a tridrive!

Trucking Through Instagram's Eyes

Trucking Through Instagram’s Eyes

This week we are looking at trucking through Instagram’s eyes, and it’s looking good. We are concentrating on inland Australia, with hay runners, gypsum season and A-doubles.

The Burrumbuttock Hay Runners are back on the road again.

13th Hay run!! #burrumbuttockhayrunners #hayrunners #bhr

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There’s a lot of trucks hauling a lot of gypsum at the moment.

Welcome to gypsum season

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A-doubles are improving productivity across the country.

The Truckie and Instagram

The Truckie and Instagram

In Australia, the truckie and instagram have a close relationship. Proud of their trucks, our truckies like to post photos of them on Instagram, to be admired by others in the industry. Today we are looking a selection of shots of favourite trucks by their proud owners or drivers, trying to get the trucks in their best light.



There’s something about the Mack Superliner, which gets the blood pumping just a little. Maybe it’s just that distinctive V8 roar!




Unloading in Lismore this driver gets the low rising sun to add drama to the image of their B-double set:

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Yet again in a low light situation. Turn on the marker lights and let the camera do the rest.



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