On the road in the 1960s

Black Country Bugle - - YOUR LETTERS -

READ­ING in the Bu­gle (I buy two ev­ery week) about Guy Mo­tors – in the 1960s I drove lor­ries for a haulage com­pany, Coop­ers Road Ser­vices, Holy­head Road, Wed­nes­bury.

We had a good many Guy War­riors, In­vin­ci­bles and Big Js. For a while I drove an In­vin­ci­ble (PBF77D) – the en­gine in the cab was very noisy.

Other makes of Bri­tish ve­hi­cles we had were Bed­ford TK, AEC Manda­tor, Com­mer four- and sixwheel­ers, Atkin­son, ERF, Ley­land Comet and Dodge. Later on we had two Volvo F86s and two Sca­nias

I went to Guy Mo­tors in Wolver­hamp­ton to pick up spare parts a num­ber of times. Reg Cooper sent me to pick up a Com­mer ar­tic unit from Richard­son Trans­port in Old­bury, run by two broth­ers. One of them gave me half a crown. Lovely sto­ries in the Bu­gle. Reg Mid­dle­ton Short Heath Wil­len­hall

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