Case Study 117


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Case Study 117

Alan is employed as a C+E driver for a pet food company which delivers directly to supermarket distribution centres.  His day starts at 14:00 pm, where he will carry out the daily checks on his tractor unit and hook up to his trailer.

The maximum payload his lorry can carry is 28,000kg, and it has a gross vehicle weight of 40,000kg.

117He will drive from his factory in Leeds down the M1 motorway to a distribution centre in Nottingham before returning empty

His vehicle is curtain-sided, and the goods are delivered on pallets each weighing 750kg each.