50-ton tippers running on five axles are typical Dutch. MAN manufactured this kind of trucks for a while in one of their Austrian plants. After MAN ceased production a number of Dutch companies started converting standard four axled chassis into five axled versions.
A six axled Volvo drawbar combo owned by Beerendonk Transport. The Volvo FH is equipped with a demountable tipper system. The combo is loaded with container s for domestic waste. A lot of it is burned nowadays, it's adding quite some traffic to the busy Dutch roads.
A good-looking Volvo FH road going tipper combo owned by Dutch operator Breukers. The standard sleeper cab is gaining ground by its retro look. On long-term, however, the driver is better off with a big cab sleeper. Certainly when being used for a regular night out.
STAS is one of the biggest tipper manufacturers in Europe. This picture is showing one fo their tippers in the fleet of Dutch operator Kole Transport. The three axled rear tipper is equipped with automated covers. The Iveco is a twin steer Stralis.
A Ginaf 8 x8 tipper chassis, trucks like this are hardly stoppable in any kind of terrain of course with the right driver behind the wheel. Its a pity GINAF ended manufacturing its own chassis. We have to wait and see if the standard DAF chassis are just as reliable.....
A Swedish Scania tipper heading home after taking part in the annual Truckstar festival. The Streamline four legger is equipped with the typical Scandinavian insulated half pipe tipper. The bull bar is not a luxury in Sweden, hitting a caribou is no fun at all.