breakdown van


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breakdown truck

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(Automotive Engineering) chiefly Brit another name for a tow truck
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| 38-year-old also guilty of using phone behind wheel as he hit 90mph on his way to a call-out A boozed-up breakdown van driver who was stopped by police on his way to an emergency call has been banned from the road for 10 years.
Tenders are invited for Supply of ten nos of completely fabricated breakdown van for the use of west bengal fire and emergency services.
Apartment (flat), elevator (lift), airplane (aeroplane), truck (lorry), cell phone (mobile phone), subway (underground/tube), hood of a car (bonnet), trunk of a car (boot), tow truck (breakdown van), parking lot (car park), movie theater (cinema), guardrail (crash barrier), gasoline (petrol), line (queue), lawyer (solicitor), etc.
Ensuring safety in and around the race, 6km of barriers are erected at every stage, and Italian police provide 26 motorcyclists, six cars, one breakdown van, and 500 patrols.
Nabeela Kausar, aged 22, died when the Suzuki she was a back-seat passenger on collided with an RAC breakdown van, at the Stratford Road junction with Cubley Road, in Hall Green.
But his delight when the yellow breakdown van arrived turned to shock when he was confronted by driver Michael Small's aggression and abuse.
I was getting very cold and miserable when the breakdown van didn't arrive, when a car full of young people passed me going towards Stokesley.
A voice-over begins to give some advice on what a potential buyer might look for when examining a second-hand car, and the camera angle opens to bring in a second vehicle (van) some dis-tance away, with what I think was a breakdown van.