Truck Shows

We’ve got ourselves a Convoy!

Truck driving is not a job for the faint hearted, but it’s fair to say that most who enter profession, whether they’ll admit it or not, actually do really enjoy it – or at least the vast majority of it. We often hear of drivers having ‘diesel in their veins’ and many drivers find it hard to come off the …

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Biglorryblog: Classic Mercedes Trucks with an Aussie twist

A few Stuttgart classics spotted by Graham  at the first  Glen Innes NSW Historic  truck Show held in October 2016 .. About 100 Trucks  were on display at the show The New England Heritage Club Inc. Will hold a show every two years Smart Mercedes trucks with an Aussie twist, Smashing pictures as always Graham thank you   Images copyright Graham …

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Biglorryblog; More bling from downunder

More from Graham and the Truck Show at Casino NSW , Not your average bling Truck. Nice pair of stacks ! For a virtual BLB pie can you identify the make and model? More usual bling truck a very smart  Mack also on show images copyright Graham Kircher

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Biglorryblog: Our newest reporter at the North East Truckers show

Dear Biglorryblog, My name is Dylan, I am 3yrs 9mths old. Sunday 14th August I   went, with my camera, to the North East Truckers Fundraising Truck Show in Newcastle upon Tyne. The show was to raise money to build a sensory room at Northburn Sports & Community Centre, Cramlington. This will be called Seb & Olivia’s Den in memory of …

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Biglorryblog: The cream of Cumbria on show

The Truck Show season is well upon us and this weekend (16th and 17th July) has seen the first Cumbria Charity Truck Fair, held over 2 days at Borderway Auction Mart just off M6 junction 43,and Biglorryblog happy snappers Steve and Paul went along to grab these images The show was organised by 4 local truck drivers Graeme Waugh, Paul …

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Biglorryblog: Yanks in Yorkshire

More bonneted  beauties from the Thirsk Truck gathering held this weekend  and spotted by Steve Not Swedish steel this time but good old American Iron The Bulldog standing proud in the North Yorkshire sunshine and not looking a bit out of place Plenty of chrome on show, and plenty of lights and a slightly smaller model, possibly home grown ! …

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Biglorryblog: Top tips for Tip-EX

Tip-EX and Tank-EX is fast approaching,  the only UK show dedicated to the tipping and Tanker  sector.  Held in beautiful Harrogate the show is a high point in the calendar for many in the industry.   Heres a couple top tips from Biglorryblog. Register in advance to save queues, registration and entrance is free, to register  click here Remember there are inside …

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Challenging times for the T&D editor

I’m still pretty new to this truck driving malarkey, so when MAN offered me a ride and drive with one of its driver trainers and TGX 26.480, I jumped at the chance. Given the choice of doing the drive from Manchester or Swindon, being an ex-Northern(ish) lad, I plumped for the former, and May 3 was set. The only issue …

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Biglorryblog: The CDVS show part 2- the modern trucks

As promised here is part two of Pauls photo’s from the Carlisle and District  Vintage Society truck show. This time the more up to date trucks Stylish MAN Plenty of Scanias to drool over Even the most of mundane of trucks can be made into something special with a little elbow grease and a lot of commitment Some Yank muscle …

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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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