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: 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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NEWS: Motis opens new Dover truck stop

MOTIS are pleased to announce the completion of phase 1 of this ambitious project with the opening of their new driver amenities at their Freight Clearance & Truckstop facility in Dover. The MOTIS Dover Facility now includes wet-rooms, new toilet blocks, Launderette, Food and drink vending machines, gaming machines, convenience store, cinema TV lounge, Sky and BT sports, free wifi, …

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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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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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