Eddie Stobart

Eddie Stobart

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From humble beginnings in a Cumbrian farmyard over forty years ago, the Eddie Stobart fleet has found a big parking place in the nation's heart, loved as much for its 2, 200 immaculate green and red trucks, each emblazoned with a girl's name on the front, as for its famous army of dedicated Stobart Spotters who try to find each one. Buckle up with the Stobart drivers, and join them on a week in the life of a massive delivery, from paperwork to pallet. Learn what it's like to be sat in the driver seat of a Stobart truck - the noises, visibility, clutch control, gears, steering - and discover the sheer size and power of these machines. Illustrated throughout with amazing photographs, and featuring first-hand stories of incredible journeys from the intrepid truckers, as well as astonishing facts and stats and the history of the fleet, this is truly an irresistible book for Stobart fans of all ages.Despite this, with nearly a million trucks on the roads in the early 1970s, competition was very fierce. ... Following this unexpected phone call, and after a long night converting a six-wheel Ford truck that was only suitable for carrying lime into aanbsp;...

Title:Eddie Stobart
Author:Martin Roach
Publisher:Random House - 2013-09-30


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