Giti Tyres Big Test | Class Glass Carter

 
Giti Tyres Big Test
 October 2021     Scania R 500 A6x4NB   Story Dave McLeod & Wayne Munro Photos Gerald Shacklock

GITI Tyres Big Test - Class Glass Carter

This is, it’s clear, a very specialised freight operation. That much is transparently obvious. 

We are, after all, talking about glass here. Hundreds of pieces of it….in a whole range of sizes – recently made by Architectural Glass Products (AGP) at its spectacular, state-of-the-art new factory at Hautapu, near Cambridge…

And now, closing in on 3am, this fragile load is about to head off on its way to Palmerston North – f...

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