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  H C Wilson transporting a H C Wilson ?
Date Added: 21/02/2011

Several heavy haulage companies will transport their own vehicles after completeing certain jobs and pictured here is R100 HCW transporting a fellow [ more... ]

  McCluskey from Lisburn (Again)
Date Added: 20/02/2011

McCluskey are from Lisburn in Northern Ireland and I would like to get them added to the Euro section. Does anyone have any other photos or [ more... ]

  Line up of Transalliance
Date Added: 19/02/2011

Transalliance are a French haulier who seem to run a whole load of MAN tractor units and they seem to use Hilton Park services as a meeting point in [ more... ]

  Tate Movie on the M5
Date Added: 18/02/2011

This vehicle caught my eye recently on the M5 belonging to Tate Movie. The vehicle was previously registered R701 SJM and is a DAF FTG95XF 480 4x2 [ more... ]

  Timbmet on the M5
Date Added: 17/02/2011

Timbmet are a wood supplier whose head office is in Oxford but with depots all over the country.I normall only ever see rigid vehicles so was quite [ more... ]

  Deroo in Dover
Date Added: 16/02/2011

The French haulier Deroo are very frequent visitors to the UK and the port of Dover is the sort of place where you will see numerous of their green [ more... ]

  First 11 registration
Date Added: 15/02/2011

The 1st March will see the next registration plate year identifier being an 11 plate. A W Jenkinson are already having vehicles prepared to go on the [ more... ]

  J C Fiolet on the M5
Date Added: 13/02/2011

Ever since I was a young lad (And that is a long time ago I can assure you) I have always seen vehicles from the French fleet of J C Fiolet. Their [ more... ]

  New J A Mackenzie
Date Added: 12/02/2011

J A Mackenzie are from Salisbury in Wiltshire and have recently taken delivery of a brand new Scania tractor unit with crane that looks as if it could [ more... ]

  Willi Betz at Dover
Date Added: 11/02/2011

I thought long and hard about adding large European hauliers like Willi Betz or Norbert Dentressangle to the site but I am mighty glad I did as the [ more... ]

  Evans Transport Iveco
Date Added: 10/02/2011

Evans Transport are from Barnstaple in North Devon and they run a mixed fleet of Scania,MAN,Renault and one or two Ivecos for good measure.This photo [ more... ]

  R H Gooding on the M5
Date Added: 09/02/2011

R H Gooding are from Ottery St Mary in Devon and are involved in livestock transport. They have a fleet in a very nice sporting green livery and I [ more... ]

  Norbert Dentressangle in Devon
Date Added: 08/02/2011

Norbert Dentressangle are the ubiquitous French haulier who you will see across the legth and breadth of Europe. Seen here on the M5 at Burlescombe [ more... ]

  ADT from St Helens added to the site
Date Added: 07/02/2011

We recently added the fleet of ADT from St Helens which were added to the site from members sightings once we had an email from the company allowing [ more... ]

  TNT delivering locally
Date Added: 06/02/2011

The fleet of TNT can be seen from the far tip of Scotland all over the UK down to Lands End and quite a few members have sent photos of their fleet [ more... ]

  14 new MANs for Wm Armstrong
Date Added: 05/02/2011

Wm Armstrong are from Longtown in Cumbria and over the last few months they have acquired 14 brand new MAN TG-X tractor units which are seen here [ more... ]

  Active Transport on the A1
Date Added: 04/02/2011

Active Transport are from Dover in Kent and their vehicles can be seen the length and breadth of the UK with a variety of different trailer types.The [ more... ]

  Abbey Transport from Norfolk
Date Added: 03/02/2011

Abbey Transport are from Norfolk and they specialise in the transport of boats around the country. Their fleet has in the main cherished registration [ more... ]

  Boarhunt on the M3
Date Added: 02/02/2011

Boarhunt are from Hampshire and they have a most diverse fleet ranging from Wreckers to rigids. They can be seen frequently transporting military [ more... ]

  R G Wheeler in Hatherleigh
Date Added: 01/02/2011

R G Wheeler are from Torrington in North Devon and pictured here is one of their DAF *W Tippers going through the village of Hatherleigh in mid Devon. [ more... ]

  New Volvo for D Steven
Date Added: 31/01/2011

D Steven are from the far north of Scotland in the town of Scrabster. Their vehicles are always superbly turned out and their latest addition is this [ more... ]

  Pawtrans at Bridgwater
Date Added: 30/01/2011

Pawtrans are a Polish company that specialise in the bulk transport of liquids across Europe with a mixture of Volvo,Scania and Mercedes vehicles. [ more... ]

  Waberers on the M25
Date Added: 29/01/2011

The Hungarian haulier Waberers with their familiar yellow livery are very frequent visitors to the UK and the M25 is a great place to spot them. This [ more... ]

  Brace of Helsby and Longden in Scotland
Date Added: 28/01/2011

I posted an earlier news article last week regarding the possibility og getting the fleet of Helsby & Longden onto the site. I received quite a few [ more... ]

  Tudefrigo in Dover
Date Added: 27/01/2011

Orinoco are a cracking fleet from Spain and luckily they get across to the UK on quite a frequent basis and can be seen in large numbers at the [ more... ]

  Ross Garrett from Frome
Date Added: 26/01/2011

Ross Garrett are from Frome in Somerset and their vehicles are a frequent sight on the M5 where this picture was taken in October of last year. [ more... ]

  New tipper for Easy Load
Date Added: 25/01/2011

Easy Load are from Dartford Heath in Kent and they have just taken delivery of a brand new Axor 8W Tipper which has been allocated fleet number 47. [ more... ]

  Ewing Bros. What a superb livery.
Date Added: 25/01/2011

Proving the point that a white based livery can be absolutely stunning is this latest addition to the Northern Irish fleet of Ewing Brothers. Captured [ more... ]

  Now that is some boat
Date Added: 24/01/2011

H C Wilson are from Elmswell in Suffolk and are specialist transporters of abnormal loads. Pictured here is their Scania WIL 2580 hauling a boat that [ more... ]

  Dextra short trailer
Date Added: 23/01/2011

Dextra Group are from Gillingham in Dorset and they have an in house fleet of very well turned out vehicles delivering all over the UK. This tandem [ more... ]

  Helsby and Longden very nice fleet
Date Added: 22/01/2011

If any member or non member would like to suggest a fleet for addition to the database then I am always very open to suggestions. I will shortly be [ more... ]

  Stobart Group on the M5
Date Added: 21/01/2011

I have managed to find a cracking location for taking photos on the M5 with kind permission of the land owner. This shot was taken on 8th March 2006 [ more... ]

  Strange registration mark
Date Added: 20/01/2011

You get to see numerous personalised registration plates but this one caught my eye and how apt is it for a recovery truck

The photo is [ more... ]

  G W Topham to be added to the site
Date Added: 17/01/2011

G W Topham are a bulk haulier from Caxton in Cambridgeshire whose fleet of Scanias all have GWT cherished plates. They are a most welcome addition to [ more... ]

  Bosveal on the M5
Date Added: 16/01/2011

Bosveal are a bulk haulier from the outskirts of Truro and they have a really well turned out fleet of vehicles which can be seen all the time on the [ more... ]

  Vitacress looking good
Date Added: 15/01/2011

Vitacress are a cracking fleet from Andover in Hampshire and it is looking quite likely that they will be appearing on the database in the near [ more... ]

  Castle Hill quarry on the radar
Date Added: 14/01/2011

Although my favourite colour scheme for lorries is green and white there is a certain Castle Hill quarry who run a great fleet in a blue and yellow [ more... ]

  Containerships additions.
Date Added: 13/01/2011

Middlesbrough haulier Containerships are currently taking on a further batch of Mercedes Actros units in their latest livery. Looking very smart on [ more... ]

  Tractor unit longer than the trailer !
Date Added: 12/01/2011

Quite a strange photo of this Scania R500 4x2 (Top) tractor unit pulling a mono axle trailer which makes it look almost as big as the trailer it is [ more... ]

  Piggy Back at Lymm.
Date Added: 11/01/2011

When photographing this pair of T. French vehicles on the M6 at Lymm the photographer had himself been "spotted"!

Photo courtesy of and [ more... ]

  New Magnum for M Way
Date Added: 10/01/2011

M Way & Son have just taken delivery of a brand spanking new Renault Magnum 480 DXi 6x2 tractor unit which is pictured here at their Pathfields yard. [ more... ]

  HSF Logistics now listed.
Date Added: 09/01/2011

Amongst this week's European additions to the site are HSF Logistics. With a fair sized number of the fleet actually based in the U.K. they are a [ more... ]

  Link in convoy.
Date Added: 08/01/2011

Possibly not a record, but to see no less than six of the Polish fleet Link in the same picture makes it worthy of producing here.

Picture [ more... ]

  John Cleverdon on the A361
Date Added: 07/01/2011

John Cleverdon are a bulk haulier from South Molton in North Devon and I frequently see this very well turned out drawbar unit on the A361 North Devon [ more... ]

  Scania R730 most powerful truck in the world ?
Date Added: 06/01/2011

Scania recently launched their R730 tractor unit which is truly an awesome beat of a vehicle. The first worldwide customer for this truck has been [ more... ]

  Capelle in Dover
Date Added: 05/01/2011

Capelle are a French haulier who run some lovely looking red trucks all over the UK and their most common entry point is at the ferry terminal at [ more... ]

  Change of climate?
Date Added: 05/01/2011

CAPITRANS S.L. hail from sunny Spain which even at this time of year is far warmer than the U.K. The drivers of these two must have been feeling the [ more... ]

  Zandbergen in Assen
Date Added: 04/01/2011

We have numerous photos of European vehicles operating in the UK and I am pleased to say we are now starting to get increasing numbers of them working [ more... ]

  More DAF's for FreshLinc.
Date Added: 03/01/2011

Spalding based chilled produce haulier FreshLinc have taken delivery of another large batch of DAF units. This time they are the higher spec Super [ more... ]

  New vehicle for Wm Armstrong
Date Added: 02/01/2011

The Longtown based haulier Wm Armstrong have taken delivery of a brand new Renault 6x2 (Priv) tractor unit in their familiar green livery.

The [ more... ]

  Cole of Devon
Date Added: 01/01/2011

Cole of Devon are a transport company that specialise in the movement of hay and straw in addition to farm machinery. Their Volvo FM12 420 (G) drawbar [ more... ]

  Change of livery for Downton.
Date Added: 31/12/2010

Gloucestershire haulier Downton have for many years had vehicles in Pets at Home livery working from that company's main R.D.C. at Stoke on Trent. The [ more... ]

  Unusual load query.
Date Added: 30/12/2010

One of the most unusual loads I have ever seen on a Stobart vehicle - can anyone tell me just what it is?? Pictured on the M6 at Gailey.
Photo is [ more... ]

  Some funny European names
Date Added: 28/12/2010

Some of the European hauliers who make regular visits to the UK have some rather strange and sometimes quite funny names. A Jipo Car DAF tractor unit [ more... ]

  Heavy Haulage (3)
Date Added: 27/12/2010

The transportation of heavy railway locomotives between preservation sites is mainly carried out by Allelys or Heanor Heavy Haulage. One of the latter [ more... ]

  Merry Christmas.
Date Added: 25/12/2010

Wishing Season's greetings to all members from "the team". This image was sent into us by Rick Ferrari and is courtesy of David Watson [ more... ]

  Old S reg ERF still plying a trade
Date Added: 24/12/2010

ERFs have always been very close to my heart and it is great to see some fine examples out there still plying a trade today. This vehicle operated by [ more... ]

  Heavy haulage (2)
Date Added: 24/12/2010

The transportation of heavy and abnormal loads in connection with the construction of wind farms is another common sight on the roads today. This fine [ more... ]

  Winter is here (3)
Date Added: 24/12/2010

No home would be complete at this time of year without the traditional Christmas tree. Pictured at a festive looking West Calder on 03/12/2010 being [ more... ]

  Winter is here (2).
Date Added: 23/12/2010

From time to time it is good to be able to feature vehicles on here which are driven by members of the site. Robert Wiseman are a company which we [ more... ]

  Heavy Haulage (1)
Date Added: 23/12/2010

Mention is frequently made on our forum of the massive Terex dumper trucks which are moved around the country by Scottish haulier Cadzow. For the [ more... ]

  Winter is here.
Date Added: 22/12/2010

In the run up to Christmas each year the roads around South Lincolnshire are inundated with European vehicles delivering produce which is no longer in [ more... ]

  Grupo Filardi on the A14
Date Added: 21/12/2010

Grupo Filardi are a Spanish haulier whose fleet are in a very eye catching red and whitel livery and as per normal with Spanish fleets all have fleet [ more... ]

  Charles Footman to be added to the database
Date Added: 20/12/2010

We will shortly be adding the fleet of Charles Footman to the LS online database and a very welcome addition they will be.The fleet are from Camarthen [ more... ]

  Emons Group on the M25
Date Added: 19/12/2010

The Emons Group run a superbly turned out fleet that all have fleet numbers that are totally without rhyme or reason.The M25 is a superb location for [ more... ]

  HSF Logistics on the A14
Date Added: 17/12/2010

HSF Logistics are a Dutch company with their HQ in Nijmegen and also with a UK base at Great Blakenham. The A14 is the main arterial route from [ more... ]

  ABE tandem axle trailer what a novelty
Date Added: 16/12/2010

ABE are from Ledbury in Herefordshire and run a great fleet of artics and rigids that can be seen all over the UK.Quite a rare scence to see a tandem [ more... ]

  John Dorse from Devon
Date Added: 15/12/2010

John Dorse are from Cullompton in Devon and can usually be seen hauling hay and straw around the country.From photos that I have taken it appears the [ more... ]

  Ex Stobart Scania for Evans Transport
Date Added: 14/12/2010

Evans Transport are based in Barnstaple in North Devon and they have recently acquired a few ex Stobart Group Scania tractor units which have been [ more... ]

  NWF Agriculture Volvo 8W Tipper
Date Added: 13/12/2010

NWF Agriculture run a very tidy fleet of tippers and tankers with bases in Wardle and Exeter.Pictured here at M Way & Son Pathfields yard is a Volvo [ more... ]

  On the twelfth day of Christmas
Date Added: 12/12/2010

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 12 drummers drumming which refers to the 12 points of doctrine in the Apostle's Creed. Nearest [ more... ]

  On the eleventh day of Christmas
Date Added: 11/12/2010

On the eleventh day of Christmas the Pipers Piping refers to the eleven faithful apostles. The nearest I could get to Pipers was George Allinson who [ more... ]

  On the tenth day of Christmas
Date Added: 10/12/2010

On the tenth day of Christmas my true love (God) said to me 10 Lords A leaping which is obvious for all to see refers to the ten commandments. D [ more... ]

  On the ninth day of Christmas
Date Added: 09/12/2010

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love (God) said to me nine ladies dancing which refers to to the nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit. I was [ more... ]

  On the eighth day of Christmas
Date Added: 08/12/2010

The eight Maids A-milking refers to the eight beatitudes and I am working on the basis that the plural Maids could be construed as being Maidens hence [ more... ]

  On the seventh day of Christmas
Date Added: 07/12/2010

Swans A-swimming refers to the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, the sacraments. The nearest I could get to Swans was a Scania R420 of Swannels from [ more... ]

  On the sixth day of Christmas
Date Added: 06/12/2010

The twelve days of Christmas theme is continuing with the 6 geese a laying which refers to the 6 days of creation.The nearest I could get to Geese was [ more... ]

  On the fifth day of Christmas
Date Added: 05/12/2010

The twelve days of Christmas theme is continuing with the 5 Golden Rings refers to the first Five Books of the Old Testament, the "Pentateuch", which [ more... ]

  On the fourth day of Christmas
Date Added: 04/12/2010

The twelve days of Christmas theme is continuing with the four calling birds referring to the Four Gospels and/or the Four Evangelists.Birds Groupage [ more... ]

  On the third day of Christmas
Date Added: 03/12/2010

The twelve days of Christmas has a major religious connection and the three French hens refers to the Theological virtues, Faith,Hope and [ more... ]

  Snow me the way to go home
Date Added: 02/12/2010

All this snow of recent made me think we really have got to get to grips with this global warming we're always being told about. Great photo received [ more... ]

  On the second day of Christmas
Date Added: 02/12/2010

The twelve days of Christmas has a major religious connection and the two Turtle doves refers to the old and the new testaments.Pictured here is a [ more... ]

  On the first day of Christmas
Date Added: 01/12/2010

According to the song on the 1st day of Christmas my true love sent to me a Partridge in a pear tree. The nearest I can get to that in lorry terms is [ more... ]

  Christmas is coming
Date Added: 30/11/2010

The festive season is upon us and this photo was sent to me recently of the Coca Cola Kenworth truck which is seen in their adverts on TV. It was [ more... ]

  Snow on the A74(M)
Date Added: 29/11/2010

Several parts of the country have been covered in snow recently and I received this photo of a Matthew C Aitken DAF XF105 on the A74(M) which is a [ more... ]

  Gent of Yate are on the wish list
Date Added: 29/11/2010

The fleet of Gent of Yate are firmly on my radar for possible inclusion on the site. The company are from Yate just outside Bristol and always have [ more... ]

  Christmas is coming (official)
Date Added: 28/11/2010

The festive season is upon us and this photo was sent to me recently of the Coca Cola Kenworth truck which is seen in their adverts on TV. It was [ more... ]

  DWP soon to be added to the site
Date Added: 28/11/2010

We will shortly be adding the fleet of DWP from Stoke on Trent to the site.I am most grateful to Frank White for his efforts in getting this smashing [ more... ]

  Transalliance at Cherwell Valley
Date Added: 27/11/2010

The Transalliance Group are a French haulier whose vehicles are a very common site on the roads of the UK. Pictured here recently is a MAN TG-A 4x2 [ more... ]

  Teignmouth heavy haul
Date Added: 26/11/2010

Teignmouth in South Devon is more normally associated with the clay industry being the usual port for the export of clay from the local pit at Preston [ more... ]

  A brace of 60s
Date Added: 25/11/2010

I received this photo recently of two 60 registration vehicles on the M6 at junction 37 the exit for Kendal.Pictured are a Maritime Transport Actros [ more... ]

  C Butt anyone have a contact there ?
Date Added: 24/11/2010

C Butt from Northampton have come a long way over the years with the launch of a new wrap livery that really makes them stand out from the crowd. Does [ more... ]

  New Actros for John Miller
Date Added: 23/11/2010

John Miller have taken delivery of 6 new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor units all of which will be based at their Longtown depot in [ more... ]

  James Cooper coming soon
Date Added: 21/11/2010

The fleet of James Cooper from Tyneside will shortly be added to the ever growing LS online database. I am most grateful to Audrey Jolly for securing [ more... ]

  Hruby Moving
Date Added: 20/11/2010

Hruby Moving are from the Czech Republic and run a great fleet of vehicles most of which are drawbar outfits.

The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

  Bedford TL now there is a classic lorry
Date Added: 19/11/2010

There is a dedicated area on the LS site for vintage vehicles and this Bedford TL 4 X 2 tractor unit is a fine example of a restored vehicle.This [ more... ]

  New livery for Eddie Stobart
Date Added: 18/11/2010

Eddie Stobart are putting some of their vehicles into a brand new livery namely Coca Cola Zero. The vehicle is based at Wakefield and will work on the [ more... ]

  H J Van Bentum in Devon
Date Added: 17/11/2010

H J Van Bentum have to be one of my all time favourite fleets so you can imagine my delight at taking this photo of not one but two on the A38 Devon [ more... ]

  Theo Faassen in Scotland
Date Added: 16/11/2010

Theo Faassen are a Dutch specialist haulier and they have a great fleet of drawbars which invariably carry agricultural machinery.This Renault was [ more... ]

  J Heebink all over the UK
Date Added: 15/11/2010

J Heebink are a Dutch haulier whose fleet of vehicles can be seen all over the UK in quite some numbers in their distinctive orange livery which make [ more... ]


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