R&S Recovery takes first Landoll truck from Roger Dyson09 March 2011
Ease of operation, simple, rugged design and the 44,000kg carrying capacity were the key attributes that persuaded R&S Recovery to invest in its first Landoll travelling axle trailer from Roger Dyson Group.
The High Wycombe-based operator specialises in carrying out roadside repairs and recoveries of trucks of all sizes, as well as buses, coaches and vans.
At 48ft, the fully hydraulic platform on R&S's new unit is the longer of the two sizes offered by Roger Dyson. The trailer also features Haldex EBS electronically-braked 11,000kg SAF low-loader axles, and a 20,000lb hydraulic winch.
"We bought the Landoll because it represents a big step forward in terms of its recovery capabilities," explains Phil Leslie, manager at R&S Recovery. "We like the fact that it's uncomplicated, so there's not a lot to go wrong – as well as being simple to use by a single operative and very competitively priced.
R&S Recovery has also invested in its first Dyson Hydraloader super low approach (SLa) slidebed. Mounted on a 12-tonne MAN TGA crewcab chassis, the 5000SLa has a 5,000kg capacity steel deck and offers a load angle of just 4.9°.
Despite the fact that both units represent departures for R&S Recovery, the operator is a long-standing customer of Roger Dyson. The Landoll and Hydraloader SLa join a fleet that also includes two Dyson Commander underlifts, three Hydraloader La Low approach slidebeds and an MAN TGM accident unit.
Concentric Birmingham Ltd
Roger Dyson Ltd
This material is protected by MA Business copyright
See Terms and Conditions.
One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not.
For multiple copies
contact the sales team.