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  • Lorry Driver of the Year

    Lorry Driver of the Year

    Chris Graham on 24th January 2020

    Fascinating archive photographs featuring vehicles involved in the Lorry Driver of the Year competition, from the Chris Hodge ‘Stilltime’ Collection.

  • Cheffins classic truck sale

    Cheffins classic truck sale

    Chris Graham on 21st January 2020

    A recent Cheffins classic truck sale at Derek Cooper Transport, in Suffolk, included several interesting tractors and trucks, as Joseph Lewis reports. Entries at the recent Cheffins classic truck sale ranged from a 1936 Foden DG4 7½ ton flatbed, which sold for £15,900, right…

  • Interesting truck developments: 1997

    Interesting truck developments: 1997

    Chris Graham on 21st January 2020

    1997 saw the rise of BritPop, New Labour sweeping to power and the death of Princess Diana. But there was also plenty of interesting truck developments, with new models from DAF, Volvo and MAN, as Pip Dunn recalls It’s no…

  • ERF and Volvo trucks restored

    ERF and Volvo trucks restored

    Chris Graham on 21st January 2020

    ERF and Volvo were fierce rivals during the 1970s, but Pip Dunn discovers a restored pair that are now happy stablemates at Harpers haulage The 1970s saw a lot of development in trucks in the UK, and there were two…

  • Leyland DAF FT80.300 Restoration

    Leyland DAF FT80.300 Restoration

    Chris Graham on 17th January 2020

    Though only a little over 25 years old, Gary Dwyer’s Leyland DAF FT80.300 is already likely to be a unique survivor. It’s also been the subject of a prize-winning restoration. Peter Simpson finds out more. As photographer Martyn and yours…

  • ERF trucks Open Day

    ERF trucks Open Day

    Chris Graham on 17th January 2020

    JCB is holding a one-off ERF show and open day on September 6, giving enthusiasts a chance to see at close hand some of the firm’s working fleet of refurbished EC11s. As this issue went to press, we were informed…

  • Leyland Reiver returns

    Leyland Reiver returns

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Five years ago, Andrew Garlick sold this 1976 Leyland Reiver after ten years of ownership; a decision he soon regretted. Last year, however, his 21-year-old son, Glen, bought it back and carried out a full restoration. Peter Simpson tells the…

  • BMC J4 MAILVAN

    BMC J4 MAILVAN

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    The Mills brothers’ latest LCV restoration has really been wowing the crowds at shows throughout 2019. Peter Simpson tells the story… Once upon a time, red GPO/Post Office Morris (and later Austin-Morris) J4 mailvans were seen – and heard –…

  • Ford Thames 400E Dormobile Camper

    Ford Thames 400E Dormobile Camper

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Ford Thames 400E Dormobile and its proud owner/restorer. The current colour scheme is a reversal of the red with white stripe it was bought with, but is a ‘genuine’ Dormobile scheme and, we think, it looks a lot better for…

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