This week brings with it a great truck carrying an impressive load.
Trucking snaps such as this week's winner, have become a firm favourite on Trucking magazine's Facebook page - which is steadily approaching 160,000 likes - and it's easy to see why.
Heavy haulage is always a hot topic and the nation's drivers love to see a truck that is really working hard to carry something to its destination.
Trucking's roving snapper caught our winner on the northbound M1 near junction 26 on the 8th of October, and this was promptly posted to Facebook on October 10th, to an impressive response.
So, here it is, the Transport Cafe Truck of the Week...
The long journey to Canada is littered with stories of hopefuls who didn't make it. Let us tell you a cautionary tale.
By Big Ron, told to Dougie Rankine. ILLUSTRATION STEVE SHAW.
Andy had arrived in Alberta having been recruited by a large company, which hauls fridge trailers. He arrived the day after me, having been recruited in England. For some reason, he'd been on a flight to Ontario, then transferred to Calgary when it was possible to fly direct, and he was spitting feathers about that, right from the start. All these drivers were in this big hotel together and a few of us were pretty excited, taking the attitude that we had burned our bridges and we were here in Canada for an adventure, come what may.
The Road Haulage Association is strongly supporting proposals for new lorry parks in Kent, which are being discussed by the county council tomorrow (September 17th).
Chrys Rampley, RHA haulage security manager, said: “We have been working with Kent and also Ashford District Council to find ways of resolving the chronic shortage of appropriate lorry parking in Kent.
“The two authorities have done impressive work on this important issue. The proposed package of measures to encourage use of the lorry parks when they are built has the RHA’s full support.”