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  Canoe Shops on the M5
Date Added: 16/08/2010
 
 

I see this vehicle very frequently on the M5 in Devon and its yellow livery makes it difficult to miss. The location for this photo is Burlescombe [ more... ]

 
  Brit European on the A34
Date Added: 15/08/2010
 
 

Brit European are a company with offices in the UK,France and the Netherlands and they specialize in vehicle transportation.One of their contracts is [ more... ]

 
  Burgess Brothers soon to be added
Date Added: 14/08/2010
 
 

Burgess Brothers are from Bolton in Lancashire and have a very eye catching green and yellow livery. Many thanks to the company concerned and to Jim [ more... ]

 
  Eric Vick on the M5
Date Added: 13/08/2010
 
 

Eric Vick are from Gloucestershire and run a fleet of mainly ERFs which some have strange registration plates with EV registration suffixes. Many [ more... ]

 
  Boon Transport on the A90
Date Added: 12/08/2010
 
 

Boon Transport are oner of the European hauliers on the site and they are from the Netherlands and they specialize in the transport of oil and gas [ more... ]

 
  Is this driver snowed under ?
Date Added: 11/08/2010
 
 

This picture was taken in Brandon Nebraska and shows just what damage can ensue from a momentary loss of concentration. The driver pulled forweard [ more... ]

 
  B G Haulage to be added shortly
Date Added: 10/08/2010
 
 

B G Haulage are from Longriggend in Airdrie and they were recently at Truckfest Scotland when the permission was secured to get their fleet details [ more... ]

 
  Thompsons on the M5
Date Added: 09/08/2010
 
 

Thompsons are from Moretonhampstead which is in the middle of bloody nowhere in God's own county of Devon.They seem to transport tankers more often [ more... ]

 
  Webbers Transport from Okehampton
Date Added: 08/08/2010
 
 

Webbers Transport are from Okehampton in Devon and they run a lovely fleet in their jet black livery and most vehicles have the vehicle registration [ more... ]

 
  Pair of Prestons
Date Added: 07/08/2010
 
 

Prestons of Potto can be seen regularly on the motorway network of the UK transporting loads that are carried on extending trailers to allow for extra [ more... ]

 
  Scania left hand drive tractor units for Stobart
Date Added: 02/08/2010
 
 

The Stobart Group are taking delivery of several Scania R440 6x2 (Top) LHD tractor units which are being based at their Lokeren depot in Belgium.Photo [ more... ]

 
  Ray Bloor on the M5
Date Added: 01/08/2010
 
 

It is certainly the season for hay transportation and quite a lot of hauliers in that field (Dreadful pun) have vehicles with registration suffixes of [ more... ]

 
  Heltor at Newlyn harbour
Date Added: 31/07/2010
 
 

Heltor are a Westcountry fleet that specialize in fuel transportation and their vehicles can be seen regularly at ports across the region.Photo [ more... ]

 
  Lomas distribution on the M5
Date Added: 30/07/2010
 
 

Lomas distribution are one of my favourite fleets with their simple but very distinguished livery. Seen here is a Scania R560 6x2 (Top) tractor unit [ more... ]

 
  W F Head & Sons to be added to the site
Date Added: 29/07/2010
 
 

W F Head & Sons from Bridgnorth in Shropshire will soon be added to the site and I am grateful to Sam Roden for suggesting them and to Brian Head for [ more... ]

 
  Kent Machine services to be added
Date Added: 28/07/2010
 
 

Kent Machine Services whose fleet have KMS registration suffixes will shortly be added to the online database. The LS database that now offers fleet [ more... ]

 
  The Shore Porters Society soon to be added
Date Added: 27/07/2010
 
 

We will in the near future be adding the fleet details of The Shore Porters Society from Aberdeen. The company has been in existence since 1498 and is [ more... ]

 
  Brook Hadley Contractors soon to come on board
Date Added: 26/07/2010
 
 

Brook Hadley Contractors will shortly be added to the LS online database and what a very welcome addition they are. Many thanks to Jim Lennox for his [ more... ]

 
  Harry Lawson at long last
Date Added: 26/07/2010
 
 

The fleet of Harry Lawson of Broughty Ferry are at long last going to be added to the database. I am eternally grateful to Michael Lawson from the [ more... ]

 
  Sainsburys driver of ther year
Date Added: 25/07/2010
 
 

Sainsburys driver of the year 2009 was Ernie MacMillan and he has a limited edition Mercedes Axor that celebrates his achievement.Photo courtesy of [ more... ]

 
  ERF now there was a lorry
Date Added: 24/07/2010
 
 

The name of ERF (Edwin Richard Foden) is now but a distant memory in the history of UK truck manufacturing.Photo courtesy of and copyrighted to Phil [ more... ]

 
  Dewart Transport to be added
Date Added: 23/07/2010
 
 

Dewart Transport are from Waringtown in Northern Ireland and have a striking yellow livery.Many thanks to Brian Searl for his efforts.Photo courtesy [ more... ]

 
  Growmoor shortly to be listed
Date Added: 22/07/2010
 
 

Growmoor are a garden products company from Northern and run a very eye catching black and green fleet of vehicles. Many thanks to Brian Searl for [ more... ]

 
  R & C Cooper to be added soon
Date Added: 21/07/2010
 
 

The fleet of R & C Cooper will soon to be added to the LS online database allowing members to log their spots and submit photos. I am most grateful to [ more... ]

 
  W S Dennison to be added to the site
Date Added: 20/07/2010
 
 

We will shortly be adding the fleet of W S Dennison from Antrim in Northern Ireland.Look carefully at the spelling of Dennison on the trailer I bet [ more... ]

 
  Tony M Rees to be added to the site
Date Added: 19/07/2010
 
 

Tony M Rees from Swansea runs a fleets of 6x4 artics that pull bulk ejector trailers on local waste and also scrap metal runs mainly up to the West [ more... ]

 
  Huw Thomas & Daughters to be added
Date Added: 18/07/2010
 
 

The fleet of Huw Thomas & Daughters will soon to be added to the LS online database of vehicles. The fleet are from Rhayader, Mid Wales and run an all [ more... ]

 
  New Mercedes Actros for Dextra
Date Added: 17/07/2010
 
 

Dextra Group from Gillingham in Dorset have a brand new Mercedes Actros 1844 4x2 tractor unit which has been named Mohun Castle. Photo courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  Mar Train convoy on M6
Date Added: 16/07/2010
 
 

Mar Train are one of our Heavy Hauliers and they are seen here on the M6 at Alsager transporting containers that are something to do with [ more... ]

 
  H & N Bounds on the M5
Date Added: 15/07/2010
 
 

H & N Bounds are a Welsh haulier who normally can be seen with bulk tipping trailers so this photo of one of their Volvo tractor units pulling a [ more... ]

 
  Mesguen seen all the time on he M5
Date Added: 14/07/2010
 
 

Mesguen are a French haulier from Roscoff who are seen all the time in the South West with their familiar green and white livery. The Euro section is [ more... ]

 
  Mick Gould commercials to be added
Date Added: 13/07/2010
 
 

Mick Gould commercials will shortly be added to the site and what fantastic vehicles they operate like this 6x4 American Kenworth wrecker. Photo [ more... ]

 
  New M A Edwards Scania
Date Added: 12/07/2010
 
 

M A Edwards have a brand new Scania R480 6x2 (Top) tractor unit which has been given the cherished reg of S333 MAE and fleet number 114. Photo [ more... ]

 
  5 LS fleets in one shot
Date Added: 11/07/2010
 
 

Often been quoted in the past about how many LS listed fleets you could get in one photo well here are 5 in this recent submission from the M6 at [ more... ]

 
  Ascroft Transport on the M6
Date Added: 10/07/2010
 
 

Ascroft Transport are a heavy haulier who specialise in the transport of Caterpillar heavy plant. They have vehicles in their own livery as well as [ more... ]

 
  Cracking lorry crap photo
Date Added: 09/07/2010
 
 

How do you differentiate a good photo from an amazing photo well this one of M Way & Son might appear to be quite a good photo until you look into the [ more... ]

 
  John Pearce on the A34
Date Added: 08/07/2010
 
 

John Pearce are a Welsh haulier from Glynneath, West Glamorgan and their DAF tractor unit was photographed on the A34 recently. Photo courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for Mortimers
Date Added: 07/07/2010
 
 

D Mortimer & Son from Melksham are in the process of taking delivery of 10 brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor units with tag axles. Photo [ more... ]

 
  Very apt plate for unusual lorry
Date Added: 06/07/2010
 
 

Westons Perry and Cider have a rather unusual T cab Scania rigid with a rather apt registration plate of C10 DER. Photo courtesy of and copyrighted to [ more... ]

 
  New Mercedes for Alan Firmin
Date Added: 05/07/2010
 
 

Alan Firmin have taken delivery of 6 brand new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor units which are to replace their 06 registration Volvos. Photo [ more... ]

 
  MCD converted DAF
Date Added: 04/07/2010
 
 

MCD are a car transporter fleet whose vehicles have MCD registration suffixes. This vehicle has recently left their fleet and has been converted to a [ more... ]

 
  James Removals added to the site
Date Added: 03/07/2010
 
 

James Removals are from Blackheath and are a stunning fleet of top spec rigids who all have MOV as a registration suffix. Photo courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  New Hino for Billy Bowie
Date Added: 02/07/2010
 
 

Billy Bowie Tankers have a brand new Hino 8W Hooklift as an addition to their fleet which carries the cherished plate X3 BBT. The Hino brand of lorry [ more... ]

 
  We're on our way to Chelford
Date Added: 01/07/2010
 
 

Major mention in the news of recent regarding how many Scanias that The Stobart Group have ordered but they are still buying Volvos in considerable [ more... ]

 
  Truckfest South West this weekend
Date Added: 30/06/2010
 
 

This coming weekend will see the annual Truckfest South West at the Bath & West showgropund at Shepton Mallet. One of the trucks that will be on [ more... ]

 
  Frontier at UK Tuck show
Date Added: 29/06/2010
 
 

Last weekend was the annual UK truckshow at Santa Pod and there were numerous LS listed fleets in attendance with this DAF FTPCF85 6x2 (SC) tractor [ more... ]

 
  Quayside at last
Date Added: 28/06/2010
 
 

I know I have said it in the past but what is worth having is worth waiting for and the statement is so true when it relates to Quayside who are from [ more... ]

 
  AFS on my wish list
Date Added: 27/06/2010
 
 

The fleet of AFS are always easily recognised with their white and black stripe across the front of the cab. This vehicle was seen recently on the A34 [ more... ]

 
  Yet more new vehicles for Stobart
Date Added: 26/06/2010
 
 

Last year the Stobart Group placed the largest ever single order with Scania for new trucks and they have been arriving steadily month on month.Photo [ more... ]

 
  W S Macarthur to be added
Date Added: 25/06/2010
 
 

W S Macarthur of Forres with shortly be added to the online LS database. I am most grateful to Grant Nairn for their suggestion and to Brian for [ more... ]

 
  Hello Cuffy
Date Added: 21/06/2010
 
 

Stopped off on the A38 this morning to stretch legs and decided to fire up the trusty Canon EOS 50D and the first photo was of my old mate "Cuffy" who [ more... ]

 
  Whittens shortly to be added to site
Date Added: 20/06/2010
 
 

Whittens are a lovely fleet from the Republic of Ireland and they will shortly be added to our European section. Photo courtesy of and copyrighted to [ more... ]

 
  SWL what a cracking fleet
Date Added: 19/06/2010
 
 

SWL are on my wish list of fleets to be added to the site and whata superb example of a wrap livery on this Mercedes Actros . Photo courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  DAF or a leopard
Date Added: 18/06/2010
 
 

Really great photo I received recently of a fantastic DAF XF105 4x2 (SSC) from a Dutch haulier who has brought leopard skin livery to a new level . [ more... ]

 
  Top spec rigids
Date Added: 17/06/2010
 
 

Most top spec vehicles are reserved for long haul tractor units so it is always a breath of fresh air to see rigid vehicles with top of the range cab [ more... ]

 
  The Teardrop trailer
Date Added: 15/06/2010
 
 

One of the areas of lorry transportation that has changed most over the years has been trailer design. Flatbed trailers that were roped and sheeted [ more... ]

 
  Ex Edwin Shirley truck
Date Added: 14/06/2010
 
 

Edwin Shirley Trucking are a haulier who specialise in the transport of bands across Europe and their fleet have EST registration suffixes. This [ more... ]

 
  W E Johns Scania tipper
Date Added: 13/06/2010
 
 

W E Johns were acquired by M Way & Son and their fleet of local tippers still carry the W E Johns livery. Photo courtesy of and copyrighted to John [ more... ]

 
  Versteijnen on the radar
Date Added: 12/06/2010
 
 

Versteijnen are now firmly set in my sights for getting them into our European section with such a wonderful fleet that are regular visitors to the [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for Peterhead Harbour Haulage
Date Added: 11/06/2010
 
 

Peterhead Harbour Haulage are the proud recipients of a brand new DAF FTGXF105 6x2 (SC) tractor unit which is pictured here on the A90 at Stonehaven. [ more... ]

 
  New Scanias for Staplehurst Transits
Date Added: 09/06/2010
 
 

Staplehurst Transits have some brand new Scania R480 6x2 tractor units one of which is pictured here showing their very distinctive turquoise and red [ more... ]

 
  Rare Scania !
Date Added: 08/06/2010
 
 

I do receive photos of some quite odd vehicles but I have to say I have never seen a Scania R124L 420 8W Flatbed (Top) in my life before and probably [ more... ]

 
  Wotton of Tiverton
Date Added: 07/06/2010
 
 

Wotton of Tiverton are a removal company who have a very attractive orange and white livery and I see their vehicles all the time on the M5.Would love [ more... ]

 
  New Scanias for Ascroft Transport
Date Added: 06/06/2010
 
 

Ascroft Transport are in the process of taking delivery of 2 new Scania R480 6x4 (Top) tractor units which will be on contract to Finning Cat UK. [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for FreshLinc
Date Added: 05/06/2010
 
 

Spalding haulier FreshLinc Distribution, a recent addition to the site, are about to take delivery of a batch of new DAF FTGCF85 460 6x2 (SC) tractor [ more... ]

 
  Patinter to be added to European section
Date Added: 04/06/2010
 
 

Patinter are from Portugal and run a mixed fleet in a very simple but effective red and yellow livery.The photo is courtesy of and copyrighted to [ more... ]

 
  SCA Recycling in the SW
Date Added: 02/06/2010
 
 

SCA Recycling are very frequent users of the M5 in the South West with their fleet of DAF drawbars that seem to travel everywhere in convoy.The photo [ more... ]

 
  Alan Counsell to be added to the site
Date Added: 01/06/2010
 
 

Alan Counsell are from Caerleon near Newport in Gwent South Wales and their vehicles have a cracking black and amber livery. The colours of black and [ more... ]

 
  Volvos for Eddie Stobart
Date Added: 31/05/2010
 
 

The Stobart Group are taking delivery of numerous new vehicles in the recent months the majority of which have been Scanias. It makes a change then to [ more... ]

 
  One for ther Foden fans
Date Added: 30/05/2010
 
 

The name of Foden will always remain part of the very fabric of British truck manufacturing.The company were latterly part of the Paccar Group who [ more... ]

 
  J & G Black added to the site
Date Added: 29/05/2010
 
 

We have recently added the fleet details of J & G Black from Bathgate in Scotland with their lovely blue and white livery.The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  J M Bell added to the site
Date Added: 28/05/2010
 
 

The fleet of J M Bell from Bagby near Thirsk have today been added to the LSA online database.They have a cracking fleet of four vehicles which are [ more... ]

 
  Nigel Partridge on the A34
Date Added: 25/05/2010
 
 

Nigel Partridge run a really well turned out fleet which I seem to see all over the UK especially on the A34 approaching Newbury.The photo is courtesy [ more... ]

 
  Kuehne & Nagel on the A34
Date Added: 24/05/2010
 
 

Kuehne & Nagel are a fleet that have been on the Motorway network of the Uk for many a year.Since its 1890 founding in Bremen, Germany, by August [ more... ]

 
  Volvo for Arjan Eriks
Date Added: 23/05/2010
 
 

Arjan Eriks are a Dutch haulier who are lisetd in the ever expanding European section of the LS online database.According to our records this is the [ more... ]

 
  John H Roberts to join LS
Date Added: 22/05/2010
 
 

I am very pleased to announce the forthcoming inclusion of the fleet of John H Roberts from Auchenblae a village in the Kincardine and Mearns area of [ more... ]

 
  Is this a lorry ?
Date Added: 21/05/2010
 
 

Over the years there has been much discussion on the site as to what actually constitiutes a lorry. The critical factor is weight and any vehicle over [ more... ]

 
  Mesguen on the M5
Date Added: 21/05/2010
 
 

Ever since I was a young lad I have always seen the vehicles of Mesguen on the M5 and they have changed over the years from curtainsiders carrying [ more... ]

 
  Badger on the M5
Date Added: 20/05/2010
 
 

P S Badger are frequently seen on the M5 and are well known livestock transporters that have a blue and white livery that make them very easy to spot [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for Thomas Armstrong
Date Added: 18/05/2010
 
 

Thomas Armstrong from Penrith in Cumbria have taken delivery of several new DAF FTGCF85 410 6x2 (SC) tractor units in their familiar orange and black [ more... ]

 
  North Shropshire Transport to be added
Date Added: 17/05/2010
 
 

Following the Shropshire truck show we will shortly be adding the fleet details of North Shropshire Transport who have a named fleet of 8 vehicles. I [ more... ]

 
  Shropshire Truck show
Date Added: 16/05/2010
 
 

This weekend is the annual festival of the Shropshire truck show and numerous LS fleets have been showcasing their veicles.The photo is courtesy of [ more... ]

 
  W H Malcolm Scania
Date Added: 15/05/2010
 
 

W H Malcolm are a predominantly Volvo fleet but of late there are quite a few Scanias appearing like this R420 6x2 tractor unit with huge fleet number [ more... ]

 
  Divilly Transport
Date Added: 14/05/2010
 
 

I received this photo the other day from a member who suggested that Divilly Transport from the Irish Republic would be a great addition to the [ more... ]

 
  Ex Innovate for M Way & Son
Date Added: 13/05/2010
 
 

M Way & Son from South Molton in North Devon have just bought two ex Innovate Volvo FH 480 6x2 (GXL) tractor units which have just joined their fleet. [ more... ]

 
  Bretts Transport on the M25
Date Added: 12/05/2010
 
 

The M25 has always been known as Europes largest car park but on some occasions it has been known for the traffic to be free flowing enough to allow [ more... ]

 
  R G Bassett on the M25
Date Added: 11/05/2010
 
 

R G Bassett are one of the hauliers who were initially a little hesitant about being listed on the LS online database but they are now one of the firm [ more... ]

 
  Ex Edwin Shirley truck
Date Added: 10/05/2010
 
 

Edwin Shirley Trucking operate vehicles in their distinctive purple and yellow livery transporting bands around Europe. This vehicle has long left [ more... ]

 
  New Renault for Bourne Textiles
Date Added: 09/05/2010
 
 

Bourne Textiles run a fleet of blue and white rigids that all have large fleet numbers and are named after items connected to the laundry industry.The [ more... ]

 
  Arjan Eriks DAF drawbar
Date Added: 08/05/2010
 
 

Arjan Eriks are a Dutch haulier that have the most beautiful green and cream livery. This vehicle was photographed on the A15 at Northboro [ more... ]

 
  R Barkley added to the site
Date Added: 07/05/2010
 
 

R Barkley have recently been added to the site who are from Ballymoney in Northern Ireland. I am thankful for the efforts of Brian Searl for getting [ more... ]

 
  Quickmission to be added to the site
Date Added: 05/05/2010
 
 

Quickmission are from Sheffield and will shortly be added to the ever expanding LS database. I am most grateful to Jim Lennox for securing the [ more... ]

 
  How many trailers ?
Date Added: 04/05/2010
 
 

I was intrigued by this photo which was sent in recently of a Cherwell Trucks DAF tractor unit hauling no less than 5 trailers stacked on top of each [ more... ]

 
  Photos from Truckfest Peterborough
Date Added: 03/05/2010
 
 

Members have started to post their photos from Truckfest Peterborough whch is an annual event on this Bank holiday weekend.The photo is courtesy of [ more... ]

 
  First vehicles arrive at Truckfest
Date Added: 01/05/2010
 
 

The bank holiday weekend sees the annual Truckfest at Peterborough and the first vehicles have started to arrive at the showground. Seen here is a [ more... ]

 
  Boyle Transport to be added to the site
Date Added: 25/04/2010
 
 

Brian Searl has been on his travels recently to Northern Ireland and he has returned with quite a lot of new fleets to be added to the site and a real [ more... ]

 
  Saudia Arabia trip down memory lane
Date Added: 24/04/2010
 
 

I was reminded recently by a member of LS.com of a company who used to run frequent trips to the middle east. This photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  Ex Atchison Topeka
Date Added: 23/04/2010
 
 

Atchison Topeka vehicles are somewhat rare in that when they dispose of their vehicles they sell them with their cherished plates that all end in TOP. [ more... ]

 
  A F Grant in scenic location
Date Added: 22/04/2010
 
 

I am always interested in pictures of lorries in scenic locations. This is a fine example of an A F Grant FH 6x2 (GXL) tractor unit on the A9 near [ more... ]

 
  Fred Greenwood now there's a fleet
Date Added: 21/04/2010
 
 

Fred Greenwood are from Esholt and what a stunning fleet they run. Pictured here is V8 FGS (Ex R500 DRM) which is pictured on the M56 at [ more... ]

 

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