My Mistake

  • My Mistake: Don’t Push!

    My Mistake: Don’t Push!

    21st April 2015

    If you’re going to get stuck, do it in style. By Bill Dean. Illustration: Steve Shaw. For many of you reading this, the sign “Don’t Push” on the back of some wagons is just an amusing piece of graffiti. It’s the…

  • My Mistake: Pass the Buck

    My Mistake: Pass the Buck

    13th October 2014

    A giant game of dominoes can be a costly affair. By Colin Black. ILLUSTRATION STEVE SHAW. When you’re young and eager to get the job done, you never admit to anybody you’re not up to the job in hand. But…

  • My Mistake: Toilet Trouble

    My Mistake: Toilet Trouble

    10th October 2014

    Even the most seasoned driver can be caught out by mother nature. By Anonymous. ILLUSTRATION STEVE SHAW. One of the things you’re going to have to deal with when driving lorries, at some point or another, is being caught short.…

  • My Mistake: Weather Woes

    My Mistake: Weather Woes

    10th October 2014

    Sometimes mother nature’s moods can be as destructive as they are diverse. By Paul Goodhind.ILLUSTRATION STEVE SHAW. Many years ago, and in another life, Her Majesty treated me to loads of lessons on the art of driving – not only…

  • My Mistake: Ice Road Andy

    My Mistake: Ice Road Andy

    9th October 2014

    The long journey to Canada is littered with stories of hopefuls who didn’t make it. Let us tell you a cautionary tale. ByBig Ron, told to Dougie Rankine.ILLUSTRATION STEVE SHAW. Andy had arrived in Alberta having been recruited by a…