Step deck semi-trailers were quite popular in the nineties. Nowadays the numbers sold are low. Most of the currently running example are used for machinery or other types of special transport. This example is used for hauling prefab house extensions.
Vos Logistics owns a number of LNG driven Iveco Stralis tractors. LNG offers a sustainable alternative over diesel-powered trucks. Iveco was one of the early adaptors, almost all brands followed with exception of DAF and Mercedes.
A Euro 6 DAF XF owned by Dutch operator Netwerk heading south on the Dutch A16 near Breda. The DAF organization is showing excellent sales figures. Its mother company is reporting excellent profits. The Dutch brand is having a stable reliable reputation.
The Actros Mp2 was introduced in 2003 and stayed in production till 2008. The exterior was moderately changed over the first generation Mp1. Its front grill showed a little more aggression over the old one. What stayed was the V-engines.
The UK registered Renault Premium rigid just came off the ferries at Hook of Holland. The rig is used for transport of horses throughout Europe. The truck started its live most likely as a general transport unit. The bodywork could be a refurbished second-hand unit as well.
VD Werff is a middle-sized Dutch haulage company. Its offering general, special/heavy and high cube transport to its customers. It runs a mixed fleet of Volvo, Scania, DAF, Renault and Mercedes trucks. This shot is showing one of its still running older Mercedes Mp2 tractors.