gritter


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gritter

(ˈɡrɪtə)
n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit a vehicle which spreads grit on roads during icy weather, or when icy conditions are expected

gritter

salt truck
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gritter

nStreuwagen m
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The new dome at the council's Cleveland Street depot, in Birk-Birk enhead, replaces the old facility which was in a poor condition, and has a maximum 3,000-tonne capacity, along with loading and parking areas for gritters and facilities for gritter teams The salt will be used to grit Wirral's roads and replenish 286 salt bins around the borough.
STOCKPILE: A gritter pulls up to the salt pile at Boulby Mine, left, and workers give a gritter the once over, above
Surely it makes more sense to follow a gritter and drive on a treated road surface rather than go hell for leather overtake a gritter and take your chance on an untreated road surface or is that to simplistic?
I and many others have not seen a gritter in Cardiff since Saturday.
Most of the snow was cleared by ploughs attached to the same type of gritter lorry which we have here.
SNOW and Arctic winds will batter Britain today - with an army of gritter lorries on standby to combat traffic chaos.
School children were delighted to welcome St Mirren chief executive Tony Fitzpatrick to their school - after they named a gritter after him.
A BOY aged eight who was hailed a hero for salting icy pavements has been given his very own gritter.
But, duty always on their minds, the team arrived in a gritter instead of the traditional sleigh.
On the morning of January 5 I saw amber flashing lights of the gritter coming up my road and I felt reassured, until it dawned on me that it was pouring down.
A gritter overturned on an icy road between Lampeter and Llanddewi Brefi in Ceredigion leaving the driver shaken and bruised.
Fridge of Weir - the village will get a name check on one gritter ?