transcontinental called Stuart Highway who unrolls his macadam on
3,245 km of Darwin with Adelaide.
Famous trucks, called "Road train" followed from three to
four trailers, drawn by a tractor been driven by an enormous V12 engine
with 600cv, eighteen speeds with a consumption of 100 liters to the
100 km, 22 axles and 84 wheels on the ground, sometimes 100 meters
of length, a maximum weight of 115 tons, for the cisterns up to
140 000 liters of oil.
To fill tank (some 2000 liters), before swallowing 3000 kilometers
of at a stretch.
* The drivers roll day and night, seven days out of seven they are
paid per hour, a quite difficult life with the overpowering heat which
makes burst the tires