Greg is an owner-operator and currently drives an 18,000kg tipper which has a payload of 12,000kg. Greg has a contract moving earth from a large building project in the UK. He currently manages to move 36,000kg of earth during a 12 hour shift.

The maximum permitted weight for the rear axle is 6,000kg

The vehicle Greg drives is fitted with a digital tachograph but is now over ten years old. Its general condition is not great, and it is starting to experience regular mechanical issues.

Greg is seriously considering purchasing a new vehicle soon.

He is driving under EU rules