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    Picture Post: WD Cormack’s Daf XF in Halkirk – from Gordon Campbell

    Picture Post: WD Cormack’s Daf XF in Halkirk – from Gordon Campbell

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    Picture Post: WD Cormack, based in Castletown in Caithness, transporting tanks in its Daf XF. The load of tanks on the trailer and the Scania that is parked behind were manufactured by JGC Engineering of Harpsdale near Halkirk and bound for a job in Oban. The two lorries were parked in Bridge Street in Halkirk.

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    MP sets out plans to avoid gridlock chaos at Channel Ports post-Brexit

    MP sets out plans to avoid gridlock chaos at Channel Ports post-Brexit

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    An MP has launched a 50-page plan that he hopes will ensure that Dover and the Channel Ports are ready for Brexit on day one and fears of long queues prove unfounded. Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke has created the plan, developed with ports, shipping and haulage businesses and it is backed by industry

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    Picture Post: KW Purvis Scania T500

    Picture Post: KW Purvis Scania T500

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    Picture Post: A KW Purvis Scania T500 carrying a Caterpillar D6 bulldozer heading south from Inverness on the A9 at Newtonmore. Picture by Ian Lawson.

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    Picture Post: Turners new Scania R450

    Picture Post: Turners new Scania R450

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    Picture Post: Turners new Scania R450, snapped at Charnock Richard Services on March 26 by Chris Newton.

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    Transport firm rewards dedicated drivers with new MAN trucks

    Transport firm rewards dedicated drivers with new MAN trucks

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    Two dedicated drivers for a transport and logistics firm have been rewarded for their service by being allocated two new MAN trucks. Cannock-based Go Direct has taken delivery of two new MAN TGX 26.520 tractor units, and has had them kitted out with top-of-the-range equipment. Gary Oliver, who runs Go Direct with his wife Karen,

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    Driver takes delivery of pink truck to support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Driver takes delivery of pink truck to support Breast Cancer Awareness

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    A striking pink Volvo FM 8×4 tipper can now be seen around the roads of East Anglia after AR & PA Transport took delivery of the new truck recently. The truck, supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia, Norwich, features an eye-catching wrap that aims to raise awareness of breast cancer. April Forder,

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    Truck dealer renews Reid Freight racing team sponsorship

    Truck dealer renews Reid Freight racing team sponsorship

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    Iveco dealer Guest Truck and Van has renewed its sponsorship with British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) team Reid Freight. Reid Freight’s BTRC truck, a custom-built Iveco Euro Cargo, has been hand built at the company’s depot in Stoke-on-Trent, and has been supplied with parts and expertise from Guest’s locally branded Sherwood Truck and Van branch,

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    Picture Post: Egerton’s Leyland Daf Recovery by Chris Newton

    Picture Post: Egerton’s Leyland Daf Recovery by Chris Newton

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    Picture post: An Egerton’s Leyland Daf Recovery taking a breather outside their repair shop at Birch Services on March 21. Picture by Chris Newton.

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    LNG-powered Iveco Stralis goes from John O’Groats to Land’s End on single tank

    LNG-powered Iveco Stralis goes from John O’Groats to Land’s End on single tank

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    An Iveco Stralis NP (natural power) has completed the 850-mile journey from John O’Groats to Land’s End on a single fill of liquified natural gas (LNG). The 4×2 tractor, which Iveco refers to as “Europe’s first long-haul gas-powered truck”, was equipped with the 8.7-litre Iveco Cursor 9 natural gas engine, matched to a Eurotronic 12-speed

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    Picture Post: Daytona Heavy Haulage at Galway Harbour

    Picture Post: Daytona Heavy Haulage at Galway Harbour

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    Daytona Heavy Haulage at Galway Harbour unloading a boat containing Enercon turbine components destined for a small wind farm in east Galway. Picture by Derek O’Toole.

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