Big Lorry Blog

Classic commercials; haulage tales from yesteryear; and the weird and the wonderful from the world of trucks – Big Lorry Blog has it all! The anorak army bring you tales of big rigs; little rigs and downright unusual rigs from far-flung parts of the world.

Biglorryblog does TruckFest

The TruckFest 2016 season kicked off with the biggest ever show at Peterborough showground , and Biglorryblog was there  with his mates From Truck & Driver. It would be impossible to photograph all the trucks, and the so here are Biglorryblogs pick  of  the bunch Of Course no Truckshow would be complete without a T cab, and this example was one …

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A special birthday Volvo surprise for one driver Biglorryblog reports

Friday 25th March was a momentous occasion for Moira, Co. Armagh-based haulier, Bradford Transport, as it was the day that they purchased their first ever brand new truck in over 30 years of operation. The stunning Volvo FH540 XL Globetrotter was supplied by Dennison Commercials Ltd, and all paintwork was carried out by Dennison Bodyshop.  The truck was purchased as …

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Biglorryblog at the CV show 2016

Biglorryblogs back at his desk in the Northern outpost, with tired feet after pounding the halls at this years CV show.    With only one major truck manufacturer attending you could be forgiven for thinking it will be a little bit of a damp squib, but the truth is there is plenty there for Truck lovers. I will let Biglorryblogs mates …

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Sit back for Part 1 of the Carlisle and District Vintage show on Biglorryblog

In April, exhibitors and spectators from all over the North of England and Scotland headed to Borderway Auction mart, just of M6 J43 in Carlisle for the annual Carlisle & District Vintage Society Trucks Show, which featured modern and vintage trucks along with car, tractors, motorcycles and static steam engines. As usual Paul took his camera along and took some …

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Its a gas for La Poste and this Range D says Biglorryblog

On 18th April, Renault Trucks handed over the keys of a Renault Trucks Range D Wide NGV vehicle to La Poste at its Rungis depot in Paris. This is the first truck running on compressed natural gas for vehicles (CNG) to be acquired by La Poste, further demonstrating the French Post Office’s commitment to improving the quality of air in …

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Biglorryblog is back and in its new home

You may have noticed that Biglorryblog has been quiet recently, Simple reason  is we have had to move onto different software.  We have taken advantage of the change with a new look  and moved to share the Truck & Driver webspace. The bad news is we couldn’t migrate over the majority of  Biglorryblog. Some of the old data was too …

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These Tridems keep popping up on Biglorryblog

Pegasus Grab Hire of Dudley has taken delivery of a Volvo FMX 8×4 Tridem from Hartshorne Group, Pensnett. The newest addition to the company’s 12-strong – and growing – Volvo fleet represents what is believed to be not just the UK’s, but possibly the first Volvo FMX Tridem grab truck in Europe. Company founder and Managing Director, Tony Hall says: …

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A middle East reunion with a difference on Biglorryblog

I went to a school reunion last Saturday, says Biglorryblogs mate, the editor of T&D, meeting with my old classmates that left Kenilworth secondary school aged 16 in 1985, with varying numbers of O-levels. It was the first time I’d seen some of these old classmates for 30 years or so, and I have to say I was looking forward …

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10 years and one special truck on Biglorryblog

Many  drivers now seem to get a new truck every 2-3 years, one driver bucking the trend is Juha, he has been driving his Scania /Crane/Drawbar combination for over 10 years. and it seems to still be going strongOver the years as well as racking up the miles, Juha has also been taking photo’s – over 500 to be precise.  …

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