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In the Driving Seat

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For author Alex Heymer, driving has always been his passion. It's something he inherited from his father and grandfather, who both drove buses. Join him as he offers tales from his long and varied life driving all manner of vehicles. Starting his career in post-World War II England, Alex describes his time during National Service where he trained in driving an assortment of military vehicles. He describes his year driving buses for London Transport and details his time spent working in the Middle East, where he spent decades driving oil tankers for Gulf Oil. He is full of anecdotes, scams, spillages, and drenchings. For anyone who has lived a driver's life or spent time around truckers, this is a unique, entertaining read. Chapters include: *Early Days *Starting Out *National Service *Marshall Taplow's *London Transport *Seasonal Coach Work *Aero Petroleum *Second Round of Coaches *Starting at the Gulf *Life at the Gulf *The Last Stand *Leisure Time *Retirement. Alex writes of a life well-lived, mostly on the road.


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Pages 264
Publish Date 2019-10-01
Size 0.0" x 0.0" x 0.0"
Author Alex Heymer

About the Author

For nearly thirty years Alex drove tankers for Gulf Oil. This was a period rich with anecdote including scams, spillages and oil-drenchings. Even in retirement Alex has kept his hand in with casual driving work.

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