Video: on the road in a Cat CT630S


The Ed climbs aboard a Caterpillar CT630S, with owner operator Wayne Taia for a run to Whangarei. Check out this video...

"It always puts a smile on my face when I walk in the yard and see my CAT truck sitting there with all the other brands, cause I know that’s the truck I’ll be driving today," says Wayne Taia.

I’m sure what he is saying rings true with many truckers no matter what brand they have an allegiance to, but there is something in the delivery of the line from Taia that angles towards a deeper connection with his brand of choice.

The day I climb aboard in central Auckland, he’s part way through a tanker run that started at his home base in Mount Maunganui for a delivery in Hamilton. After a quick reload in Morrisville, he will in a couple of hours’ time be due at the Whangarei drop-off destination, some 400 kilometres from his original starting point.

Read the full article in issue #270 of Deals on Wheels magazine. Subscribe here.

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