Heritage Commercials

  • The business of bus recovery

    The business of bus recovery

    Chris Graham on 23rd September 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop take a nostalgic look at the business of bus recovery and the inventive ways operators have tackled it.

  • Ex-army Foden recovery vehicle

    Ex-army Foden recovery vehicle

    Chris Graham on 19th September 2021

    Bob Weir meets a commercial vehicle enthusiast with a particular interest in ex-army Foden recovery vehicles, winches and cranes.

  • Wessex Historic Military Vehicles

    Wessex Historic Military Vehicles

    Chris Graham on 18th September 2021

    Wessex Historic Military Vehicles held its annual gathering at Haselbury Mill, Crewkerne, in Somerset on June 27th, as Joseph Lewis reports.

  • Whitwell Steam & Country Fair

    Whitwell Steam & Country Fair

    Chris Graham on 10th September 2021

    Simon Colbeck reports on a great weekend of steam, tractors, beer tents and entertainment at the Whitwell Steam & Country Fair.

  • The importance of ballast!

    The importance of ballast!

    Chris Graham on 2nd September 2021

    Bob Tuck takes a nostalgic look at the history and importance of ballast for heavy-haulage operators, and how its best contained.  

  • Great eight-leggers!

    Great eight-leggers!

    Chris Graham on 23rd August 2021

    Ed Burrows spotlights more great eight-leggers, including the Guy 8x8, the Scammell and Foden 8x6s, plus a variety of US tractors and trucks.

  • 1980s Scania R cab

    1980s Scania R cab

    Chris Graham on 20th August 2021

    When the Scania R cab was launched in 1980, it was a game-changer. Today it’s one of the most sought-after show trucks, as Pip Dunn explains.

  • Exotic eight-leggers!

    Exotic eight-leggers!

    Chris Graham on 2nd August 2021

    Bob Tuck looks at some of the most exotic eight-leggers you’re ever likely to see, spot-lighting some incredible loadbed vehicles.

  • The Citroën Acadiane

    The Citroën Acadiane

    Chris Graham on 27th July 2021

    The 2CV Fourgonette van was a hard act to follow but, as Russ Harvey explains, the Citroën Acadiane rose to the challenge!

  • Iconic Post Office vehicles

    Iconic Post Office vehicles

    Chris Graham on 1st July 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop take a look at two iconic Post Office vehicles, including one that proved to be extremely useful in the snow!

  • A 1950s military Jeep

    A 1950s military Jeep

    Chris Graham on 22nd June 2021

    Timothy Slawson had a deep desire to own a 1950s military jeep, and eventually did. This is his story about that vehicle and its restoration.

  • Amazing petrol pump museum!

    Amazing petrol pump museum!

    Chris Graham on 18th June 2021

    Marco Mocchetti reports on an amazing petrol pump museum in Italy, which is the largest of its sort in the world.

  • 1976 Mack F700-Series truck

    1976 Mack F700-Series truck

    Chris Graham on 16th June 2021

    Bob Weir meets American truck enthusiast Frankie Wilson, from Scotland, and gets to grips with his impressive 1976 Mack F700-Series truck.

  • 1976 Scammell Crusader

    1976 Scammell Crusader

    Chris Graham on 30th March 2021

    Joseph Lewis finds himself mightily impressed by George Thompson’s classic, 1976 Scammell Crusader recovery truck.