WJ UK takes delivery of the UK’s first Volvo FL 18-tonne crew cab rigid

Volvo FL

Independent specialist road marking business WJ UK has put the UK’s first 18-tonne Volvo FL with factory-fitted crew cab into service.

The 4x2 rigid truck, supplied by Crossroads Truck and Bus, features a 5,600mm wheelbase, 280hp engine, six-speed manual transmission, 7.1-tonne front axle and large capacity alternator.

As well as a rear engine-mounted live drive Power Take Off (PTO), an extra front mounted engine pulley provides drive for some of the bodywork accessories.The FL, which is fitted with specialist bodywork designed and built in-house by WJ, transports a team of four people involved in temporary road marking works.
Mark Fawcett, MD at WJ’s Elland depot said: “The new FL is an excellent machine, the driver and team allocated to the truck are pleased with both its performance and capabilities.”

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