Little Ruben Smart first “drove” a truck when his parents were having an extension and used Ace Liftaway to remove material from their house. Having been told how much he loved trucks our driver waited to let him sit up in the cab. His mum, Claire, wrote on
On Saturday 14 January Ruben arrived for work with his parents, was given his own PPE and taken to work. Transport Manager, Gordon Harrison, took Ruben up into a 32t tipper, Ruben proved a natural with the horn, beeping many times!
Sam Batchelor from our Recycling Department came down to meet Ruben, Claire and Andrew in our big yellow dump truck, this time taking dad and Ruben for a spin around the site.
Having mastered some of the machines and trucks operated by Ace Liftaway, there was one last vehicle for Ruben and his parents to try – our very own Fire Engine! Recycling Manager, Russell Delves, drove the fire engine whilst Ruben spoke on the tannoy radio and operated the sirens.
It was a lovely day for the team at Ace Liftaway to see the enjoyment on the face of Ruben, maybe the next time Ruben is seen driving a truck it will be