With over 300,000 lorry drivers in the UK, the chances are that a significant amount are participating in long haulage. But, it’s not just crossing borders on land but culinary crossroads that cause a foodie dilemma in Trucker Tucker.
The most important priority for any trucker is good grub. When you are faced with a lack of home comforts on a regular basis, something as simple as a warm and tasty treat can put a smile on your face and lift your spirits. And it just so happens that the team at Tasty Bites are experts in this field with their ‘Fresh Food, not Fast Food’ ethos.
So this month, we took a step back from the kitchen and got into the cab to find out exactly what drivers are eating.
This week's Truck of the Week winner is a real fire cracker, as it was photographed negotiating a traffic island on the Staffordshire A50 on the afternoon of November the fifth!
Posted to the Trucking Facebook page two days later, it received a decent response with 1,310 likes, 6 comments and 46 shares. It is also the first truck in several weeks to break the heavy haulage run we've been having at Truck of the Week HQ.
Another little tidbit for you is that this truck won three different awards at this year's Truckfest Scotland - so it's no stranger to fame.
So, without further ado, here is the Transport Cafe Truck of the week...
Our last Truck of the Week winner (above) prompted us to get expert help in determining more about these two military vehicles. We decided to contact defence consultant and co-editor of Jane's Logistics, Support & Unmanned, Shaun Connors who has very kindly given us this detailed look at the vehicles behind this impressive vehicle and its equally impressive load.