Giti Tyres Big Test | A Trucking Tetris

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 June 2021     ISUZU GIGA CYJ530 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Giti Tyres Big Test: A Trucking Tetris

Seeing Tom Ryan Cartage driver Saiyaz Khan at work is like watching someone playing a Tetris video game….on a giant scale. Or skilfully taking part in a super-sizeme variant of Jenga maybe.

Because Saiyaz is as much a crane operator as he is a truck driver. Maybe even more so.

You only have to see him here, in Placemakers’ yard in Wiri, as he operates the Palfinger PK65002-SH crane on his Isuzu CYJ530 8x4 tractor unit – loa...

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