Ton vs Tonne – What’s The Difference?

Difference between ton versus tonne

Ton or Tonne? – It’s kinda like one of those “You say tomay-toe, I say tomar-toe” type scenarios, only slightly more confusing! Although everyone knows what a tomato is, the word is pronounced slightly differently depending on whereabouts you live in the world. Conversely, the weight measurements of ‘ ton‘ and ‘tonne‘ are pronounced the same whether you live … Read more

Are electric vehicles greener than diesel?

As everyone knows, the haulage industry is heavily reliant on diesel engines to power their trucks. While electric and hybrid cars are becoming more widespread on UK roads, it doesn’t look likely that you’ll see electric-powered rigid and artic. trucks on our roads anytime soon. Aside from the sheer size (and weight) of the batteries … Read more

What is the biggest truck in the world?

Belaz 75710 - The biggest truck in the world

It’s unlikely that you’ll ever see one of these monsters parked in your local truck. If you’re wondering what it is, it’s the BelAZ 75710 and it’s officially the biggest truck in the world. More about the BelAZ 75710 Made in Belarus, this enormous lorry is classed as a “haul truck” and belongs to the … Read more

Are Skeleton Keys Real / Legal?

Are skeleton keys real or legal?

Back in the olden days, most people had heard of a skeleton key but nowadays… not so much. In short, yes, skeleton keys are real and they do exist in various guises. The reason fewer people have heard of the term “skeleton key” in more modern times is that they’re simply not that effective anymore … Read more