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  New Actros for Hingleys
Date Added: 13/04/2012
 
 

A Hingley have three brand new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor unit which will be based at their Brierly Hill depot. The photo is courtesy of [ more... ]

 
  New Actros for Ralph Davies
Date Added: 12/04/2012
 
 

The Cheltenham based haulier Ralph Davies have taken delivery of two brand new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor units. Pictured here is Lady [ more... ]

 
  Stan Robinson RIP
Date Added: 11/04/2012
 
 

Yet more sad news over the weekend was the news of the death of Stan Robinson the founder of the haulage company with his name. I had the pleasure of [ more... ]

 
  Roger Lambert Transport to be added
Date Added: 10/04/2012
 
 

I am very pleased to announce the future inclusion of Roger Lambert Transport who are from Longcliffe in Derbyshire. Many thanks to Paul Harper for [ more... ]

 
  George Jenkins on the A34
Date Added: 09/04/2012
 
 

George Jenkins are from the Isle of Wight and their vehicles can be seen all over the UK in their very striking two tone green and yellow livery. [ more... ]

 
  New look Actros for Simon Loos
Date Added: 08/04/2012
 
 

The Dutch haulier Simon Loos have joined the growing band of European hauliers who have acquired the brand new looking Mercedes Actros tractor unit. [ more... ]

 
  Brian Harris RIP
Date Added: 07/04/2012
 
 

More sad news from the truck world this week with the news of the death of Brian Harris from Bovey Tracey. Brian was a true character and he ran his [ more... ]

 
  New MAN TG-X for L P Stephens
Date Added: 06/04/2012
 
 

L P Stephens are a Cornish haulier whose vehicles have LPS registration suffixes. They have just taken delivery of a brand new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 [ more... ]

 
  Ex Stobart on the A90 at Stonehaven
Date Added: 05/04/2012
 
 

After trucks have finished working for the Stobart Group a lot of them can be seen in the normal decom livery of white and red. However some of them [ more... ]

 
  New DAF XF for Tyson H Burridge
Date Added: 04/04/2012
 
 

The Cumbrian haulier Tyson H Burridge have a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor unit which has the name Tarnside Emperor. This is somehwat [ more... ]

 
  New shaped Actros for Wolter Koops
Date Added: 03/04/2012
 
 

I am now quite a fan of the new shaped Mercedes Actros which has recently been launched across Europe. The Dutch haulier Wolter Koops now have several [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for Downton
Date Added: 02/04/2012
 
 

Gloucestershire based haulier Downton have long been advocates of the DAF marque and they have taken delivery of another large batch of FTGXF105 460 [ more... ]

 
  Air Products on the M3
Date Added: 01/04/2012
 
 

Air Products is a worldwide supplier of industrial gases and equipment and their vehicles are very recognisable in their green and orange livery. [ more... ]

 
  Glendinnings from Devon will be on the site
Date Added: 31/03/2012
 
 

At long last we have secured the permission to list the fleet of E J W Glendinning from Newton Abbot in God's own county of Devon. I am most grateful [ more... ]

 
  Den Hartogh in Belgium
Date Added: 30/03/2012
 
 

Den Hartogh are a dedicated tanker fleet from The Netherlands and their vehicles can be seen all across mainland Europe. This Volvo was pictured [ more... ]

 
  Samworth Brothers to be listed
Date Added: 29/03/2012
 
 

The LS online searchable database will shortly be listing the fleet of Samworth Brothers who have a large fleet of mainly MAN tractor units that [ more... ]

 
  New Actros for R T Keedwell
Date Added: 28/03/2012
 
 

R T Keedwell have their HQ at Highbridge in Somerset and they have recently taken delivery of a new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 tractor unit. Like a lot [ more... ]

 
  Scanias a plenty for Stobart Group
Date Added: 27/03/2012
 
 

The Stobart Group are taking delivery of brand new Scania tractor units in very large numbers and in a variety of different configurations. This R440 [ more... ]

 
  Torridge Transport RIP Claude Cobbledick
Date Added: 26/03/2012
 
 

Very sad news in North Devon last week was the news of the death of Claude Cobbledick the founder of Torrington based Torridge Transport. He passed [ more... ]

 
  New Scania for M D Hutchinson
Date Added: 25/03/2012
 
 

M D Hutchinson from Cumbria have taken delivery of a brand new Scania R440 6x2 (Top) tractor unit with a tag axle.The vehicle is pictured here at [ more... ]

 
  Brit European fleet request sent
Date Added: 24/03/2012
 
 

One of the most requested fleets from members and non members alike has been that of Brit European who have a very mixed fleet with a heavy emphasis [ more... ]

 
  Hurst Bros to be added to the site
Date Added: 23/03/2012
 
 

Hurst Brothers are from Liverpool and will shortly be listed on the LS online searchable database. Thanks again to Paul Harper for getting the [ more... ]

 
  Stuart Smith Transport on the M4
Date Added: 22/03/2012
 
 

I had a photo session on the M4 recently on the pedestrian bridge over the M4 at Membury services and I noticed quite a few hauliers who I will be [ more... ]

 
  Bibby Distribution added to the site
Date Added: 21/03/2012
 
 

I am very pleased to announce that we have recently added Bibby Distribution to the LS database and I am grateful to the managing director of the [ more... ]

 
  Bradley Nussey on the M4
Date Added: 20/03/2012
 
 

Bradley Nussey are from Hungerford and they have recently taken delivery of a very well turned out DAF FTPXF105 510 6x2 (SSC) which is pictured here [ more... ]

 
  P H Winterton to be added to the site
Date Added: 19/03/2012
 
 

The fleet of P H Winterton from Congleton in Cheshire will shortly be added to the online database. The company have a fleet of vehicles involved in [ more... ]

 
  Maguires 12 plate
Date Added: 18/03/2012
 
 

The 1st March saw the introduction of the 12 plate registration mark but some members have informed that the Republic of Ireland have had their 12 [ more... ]

 
  Montogomery Transport on the M6
Date Added: 17/03/2012
 
 

Montgomery Transport from Preston run a superb fleet of vehicles with large prominent fleet numbers but sadly they join a few other companies who have [ more... ]

 
  John Dickinson on the A34
Date Added: 16/03/2012
 
 

John Dickinson Transport are from Darlington in County Durham and are one of the fleets that members have been asking to be listed for many years. [ more... ]

 
  FH16 for Neil Yates
Date Added: 15/03/2012
 
 

Neil Yates are from Snodland in Kent and they in their fleet a mighty FH16 700 6x2 (GXL) trasctor unit with the rather apt registration mark of FH61 [ more... ]

 
  New look Actros for Eddie Stobart
Date Added: 14/03/2012
 
 

There have been quite a few news articles on this site of late regarding the new look Mercedes Actros. Pictured here is perhaps the very first right [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for Mason Brothers
Date Added: 13/03/2012
 
 

Mason Brothers are from Swineshead in Lincolnshire and from their early beginnings with the carriage of livestock, the company has witnessed a gradual [ more... ]

 
  New Volvos for Mansel Davies
Date Added: 12/03/2012
 
 

Mansel Davies have just taken delivery of several new Volvo FH 500 6x2 (GXL) tractor units which are in their traditional burgundy and grey livery. [ more... ]

 
  Sugarich to be added to the site
Date Added: 11/03/2012
 
 

The fleet of Sugarich will shortly be added to the site and I am extremely grateful to the company themselves for their cooperation in getting the [ more... ]

 
  Vandamme on the M5 Burlescombe
Date Added: 10/03/2012
 
 

Vandamme are a Belgian haulier who operate quite a few vehicles on the UK mainland and fortunately they are frequent visitors to the South West of [ more... ]

 
  TDG vehicles now listed for Norbert listing
Date Added: 09/03/2012
 
 

The decision was taken recently to add the TDG fleet of vehicles to the listing we have for Norbert Dentressangle who acquired the TDG fleet in March [ more... ]

 
  New Renault for David Bratt
Date Added: 08/03/2012
 
 

David Bratt are from Cheadle Hulme in Cheshire and have recently taken delivery of a brand new Renault Premium 460 DXi 6x2 (Priv) tractor unit which [ more... ]

 
  New look Actros for Norbert
Date Added: 07/03/2012
 
 

The ubiquitous French haulier Norbert Dentressangle have recently taken delivery of 50 new Actros 4x2 tractor units which are Euro VI compliant. This [ more... ]

 
  Ex Stobart on Hay work
Date Added: 06/03/2012
 
 

The Stobart Group have long been associated with operating top spec drawbar units and it is always interesting to see them being operated by [ more... ]

 
  UK registered new Actros
Date Added: 05/03/2012
 
 

The new look Mercedes Actros will shortly be arriving in the UK and three vehicles are already at Sparshatt’s, Sittingbourne. The vehicles are likely [ more... ]

 
  Three new MANs for M Way
Date Added: 04/03/2012
 
 

M Way & Son have just taken delivery of three brand new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XLX) tractor units which will be hitting the road on Monday. All three [ more... ]

 
  Mole Valley Farmers on the M5
Date Added: 03/03/2012
 
 

I mentioned a little while back that local North Devon agricultural merchant Mole Valley Farmers had started to re register their vehicles with MVF [ more... ]

 
  Truckfest from yesteryear
Date Added: 02/03/2012
 
 

Truckfest at Peterborough 1993, were you there by any chance ? This annual event has now grown to be one of the largest truck festivals in Europe and [ more... ]

 
  Atchison Topeka on the A303
Date Added: 01/03/2012
 
 

The fleet of Atchison Topeka were listed on the site until they were acquired by Bibby Distribution in 2011. The Bibby fleet will be listed in due [ more... ]

 
  New Renault for Monkhouse
Date Added: 01/03/2012
 
 

R J & I Monkhouse from Cumbria have taken delivery of a brand new Renault Premium 460 DXi 6x2 (Priv) tractor unit with a tag axle which is quite rare [ more... ]

 
  Steeles to be added to the database
Date Added: 29/02/2012
 
 

Steeles are a Heavy Haulage company from Cumbria who I am pleased to say will shortly be added to the site. I am yet again truly grateful to Paul [ more... ]

 
  Nidera to be added to the database
Date Added: 28/02/2012
 
 

The fleet of Nidera will shortly be added to the online searchable database and a very welcome addition they are too. many thanks again to Paul Harper [ more... ]

 
  David Hathaway on the A361 in North Devon
Date Added: 27/02/2012
 
 

David Hathaway are a superb fleet from Yate near Bristol and I was lucky enough to take this photo of one of their DAF FTGXF105 tractor units on the [ more... ]

 
  Brian Searl Mr Lorryspotting Scotland RIP
Date Added: 26/02/2012
 
 

It is with great sadness and regret that I have to inform members, non members and hauliers that Brian Searl passed away on Thursday morning. Our [ more... ]

 
  Brian Searl Mr Lorryspotting Scotland RIP
Date Added: 25/02/2012
 
 

It is with great sadness and regret that I have to inform members, non members and hauliers that Brian Searl passed away on Thursday morning. Our [ more... ]

 
  Timmins Transport what a result
Date Added: 22/02/2012
 
 

As I have mentioned on numerous occasions green and white combinations are by a country mile my favourite livery colour scheme. Timmins Transport will [ more... ]

 
  New Iveco flatbed for IAE
Date Added: 21/02/2012
 
 

IAE are the company which have the phrase Its that Pole in Leek on the front of their vehicles. They have recently taken delivery of a brand new Iveco [ more... ]

 
  New TG-X for Mulgrew
Date Added: 20/02/2012
 
 

Northern Ireland based haulier Mulgrew have a brand new MAN TG-X 6x2 (XXL) tractor unit which is pictured here on the M5 at Strensham recently. The [ more... ]

 
  Happy 85th Birthday Fagan & Whalley!
Date Added: 19/02/2012
 
 

2012 is a year with a difference for Fagan & Whalley Ltd as it marks our 85th year in business and to mark this momentous occasion we are pleased to [ more... ]

 
  First 12 plate photo
Date Added: 18/02/2012
 
 

The 1st March is approaching far too quickly and it will see the advent of the 12 registration plate. We received this photo recently of a W H Malcolm [ more... ]

 
  Bryn Jones in Scotland (A96 Aberdeenshire)
Date Added: 17/02/2012
 
 

Bryn Jones is a Devonshire haulier who make routine trips to Scotland with agricultural machinery and plant. This is due to the fact that Bryn [ more... ]

 
  Shouldn't that be sheeted ?
Date Added: 16/02/2012
 
 

I have often come across photos like this of scrap metal lorries transporting a load whereby a gust of wind could easily see it shedding its load. Is [ more... ]

 
  Rock n Roll Trucking
Date Added: 15/02/2012
 
 

Rock n Roll Trucking are a German haulier who specialise in transport for the music industry. They have a superbly turned out fleet with large fleet [ more... ]

 
  30th anniversary livery for GE BE Transport
Date Added: 14/02/2012
 
 

GE BE Transport from King's Lynn have a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor unit in a special 30th anniversary livery. The vehicle is [ more... ]

 
  First Maltese fleet to be added to Euro section
Date Added: 13/02/2012
 
 

The Euro section of the site will shortly have the Maltese fleet of Express Trailers added. The fleet are always immaculate and have a Vauxhall Cargo [ more... ]

 
  Transalliance in Dover
Date Added: 12/02/2012
 
 

Transalliance Group are a French haulier whose vehicles have large fleet numbers on the side of the cab. This vehicle was photographed recently on [ more... ]

 
  New shape Mercedes Actros (3)
Date Added: 11/02/2012
 
 

Although I have yet to have the pleasure of seeing the new look Mercedes Actros I have to say that this vehicle is growing on me. This vehicle is from [ more... ]

 
  Heijboer on the A30
Date Added: 10/02/2012
 
 

Heijboer are a Dutch haulier who operate a very large fleet of vehicles in a rather different turquoise and light blue livery that make them stand out [ more... ]

 
  Mole Valley Farmers
Date Added: 09/02/2012
 
 

Local to North Devon is the Agricultural Merchant Mole Valley Farmers who operate out of their South Molton head office. Thier fleet of vehicles now [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for John Lewis
Date Added: 08/02/2012
 
 

The John Lewis partnership who run the Waitrose supermarket chain have recently taken delivery of quite a number of DAF FTCF75 310 4x2 (Day) tractor [ more... ]

 
  New look Actros (2)
Date Added: 07/02/2012
 
 

The new look Mercedes Actros can now be seen in the UK in increasing numbers. The truck has yet to be launched in the UK and it will be very [ more... ]

 
  New Volvos for Deben Transport
Date Added: 06/02/2012
 
 

Deben Transport from Suffolk have numerous vehicles in the livery of one of their customers namely Allport. They recently acquired several Volvo FH [ more... ]

 
  Renault Premium tipper
Date Added: 05/02/2012
 
 

S Clark & Sons have just taken delivery of a Renault Premium 430 8W Tipper that has a livery with the theme of The Incredibles. The vehicle is [ more... ]

 
  New trailers for Eddie Stobart
Date Added: 04/02/2012
 
 

The Stobart Group have several new chilled trailers which endorse their sponsorship of Superleague rugby. Each trailer represents one of the foureteen [ more... ]

 
  61 reg Samworth Brothers
Date Added: 03/02/2012
 
 

Samworth Brothers are an own account haulier who I am hopeful will be gracing our database at some stage this year.Their fleet have a great cream [ more... ]

 
  IPL Haulage on the M40
Date Added: 02/02/2012
 
 

IPL Haulage are a container transport company based at Totton in Southampton. Just about every one of their vehicles was previously operated by [ more... ]

 
  New vehicle new livery for M & D Transport
Date Added: 01/02/2012
 
 

M & D Transport are from Torrington in North Devon and their very latest Volvo FH 500 6x2 (GXL) tractor units now have a smart new livery. This [ more... ]

 
  John Lawrie on Riverside Drive
Date Added: 31/01/2012
 
 

Riverside Drive in Aberdeen has got to be one of the most picturesque locations for truck photography as this photo of a John Lawrie Scania R480 6x2 [ more... ]

 
  Volvo for Norbert Dentressangle
Date Added: 30/01/2012
 
 

Many years ago the ubiquitous French haulier Norbert Dentressangle would only operate Renault vehicles. In the last few years DAF and Mercedes units [ more... ]

 
  New shape Mercedes Actros
Date Added: 29/01/2012
 
 

Mercedes have formally launched their brand new Actros tractor unit which has a number of new and unique features. Although this unit belongs to a [ more... ]

 
  New vehicles for Maritime Transport
Date Added: 29/01/2012
 
 

Maritime Transport are the largest container haulier in the UK and they are always putting new vehicles on the road. Pictured here on the A1(M) near [ more... ]

 
  Cadzow at Toddington services
Date Added: 28/01/2012
 
 

Cadzow are a heavy haulage company from Scotland who have been a very keen supporter of the Lorryspotting web site since their inclusion.The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Nice looking Scania
Date Added: 27/01/2012
 
 

Always grateful for pictures of rare or interesting trucks and this Scania R164G 580 6x4 drawbar unit operated by Ahern Waste Management certainly [ more... ]

 
  Eddie Stobart rear steer trailer
Date Added: 26/01/2012
 
 

Eddie Stobart have their first ever rear steer trailer which has joined the fleet recently.Rear steering trailers allow for geater manouverability in [ more... ]

 
  New Scanias for PMP Forward
Date Added: 25/01/2012
 
 

Dorset based haulage company PMP Forward have just taken delivery of several Scania R440 6x2 tractor units in their new and updated livery.The photo [ more... ]

 
  New Mercedes Actros for Firmin
Date Added: 24/01/2012
 
 

Alan Firmin from Snodland have just bought nine brand new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor units in their traditional navy blue livery.The photo [ more... ]

 
  Now there's a long load
Date Added: 23/01/2012
 
 

Large structures like bridge sections are always a great photographic opportunity. Nusteel Structures are from Hythe in Kent and I will be approaching [ more... ]

 
  Walters Group with Caterpillar dump truck
Date Added: 22/01/2012
 
 

Walters Group are from Aberdare in Wales and can routinely be seen all over the UK transporting Caterpillar dump trucks like this one seen here on the [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for Earl
Date Added: 21/01/2012
 
 

Earl Transport have a brand new DAF XF105 6x2 (SSC) tractror unit which is pictured here in the sunshine at Thurrock services recently. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Huncargo on the A303
Date Added: 20/01/2012
 
 

Huncargo are one of the European hauliers listed in the dedicated Euro section which has been a runaway success with our members. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Coach House on the A9 at Glenmorangie
Date Added: 19/01/2012
 
 

The combination of green and white or green and cream has always been a favourite of mine and one of the best examples of this is from the fleet of [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for Philson
Date Added: 18/01/2012
 
 

Philson Haulage from Chichester have a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor unit which is pictured here at Portsmouth on the 12th Jan 2012. [ more... ]

 
  Eddie Stobart in Shoreham
Date Added: 17/01/2012
 
 

The Scania R480 6x2 (HL) with a tag axle is now the tractor unit of choice for the Biomass operations of the Stobart Group. This vehicle was pictured [ more... ]

 
  East Coast Viners
Date Added: 16/01/2012
 
 

East Coast Viners are from Drumlithie in Scotland and just about all of their vehicles have the ECV registration suffix. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  MAN for Bannister International
Date Added: 15/01/2012
 
 

Bannister International from Offenham have several new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XLX) tractor units one of which is pictured here at Leominster recently. [ more... ]

 
  TEF Transport to be listed
Date Added: 14/01/2012
 
 

TEF Transport are from Scarborough and until recently they were part of the R T Keedwell Group. They are now back on their road in their own right [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for Ge Be Transport
Date Added: 13/01/2012
 
 

Ge Be Transport have a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor unit which is pictured here on the A1(M) near Balby. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  Sealane to be added to the site
Date Added: 12/01/2012
 
 

Thanks to Paul Harper we will shortly be adding the fleet of Sealane who are from Harpenden in Hertfordshire. The photo is courtesy of and copyrighted [ more... ]

 
  New Axors for Waitrose
Date Added: 11/01/2012
 
 

The John Lewis Partnership have taken delivery of 8 brand new Mercedes Axor 1836 4x2 (Day) tractor units which have been converted by Hardstaffs of [ more... ]

 
  Hobbs Brothers to be added to the site
Date Added: 10/01/2012
 
 

Hobbs Brothers are from Hemsted in Gloucestershire and will very shortly be added to the site. I am most grateful to longstanding member Martin [ more... ]

 
  Sydenhams added to the database
Date Added: 09/01/2012
 
 

Sydenhams are a builders merchant with their head office in Bournemouth and numerous depots in Dorset and Witlshire. All 43 of their vehicles have the [ more... ]

 
  Online payments suspended until Monday 09:00
Date Added: 08/01/2012
 
 

We are currently in the process of moving our online payment facility to another provider. As a consequence of having to adhere to strict laws [ more... ]

 
  Stonehenge on the A303
Date Added: 07/01/2012
 
 

My journey home on Friday night almost always involves travel on the A303 in Wiltshire. There is a classic bit of British architecture on the way the [ more... ]

 
  Fraser Freight to be added
Date Added: 06/01/2012
 
 

I am really excited to announce the inclusion of Fraser Freight who are from Portsmouth in Hampshire, a company who I have been pursuing for a long [ more... ]

 
  J Obertelli from Bolton
Date Added: 05/01/2012
 
 

J Obertelli from Bolton will in due course be added to the LS online searchable database for the benefit of members. Many thanks to Paul Harper for [ more... ]

 

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