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THIS PAINTING IS SOLD BUT YOU TOO CAN COMMISSION MIKE TO PAINT YOUR VERY OWN ORIGINAL OF YOUR FAVOURITE VEHICLE, A SOUND INVESTMENT FROM WHOM MANY REGARD AS BRITAIN’S LEADING TRANSPORT ARTIST. JUST E-MAIL mika@transportartist.co.uk

One of the many hazards on the roads of Britain that the long-suffering lorry driver had to face was the dreaded Ministry of Transport’s roadside inspections at check points set up at random in lay-byes on trunk roads.

Once stopped the men from the Ministry would go over the victim’s vehicle with a fine tooth comb looking for overloading,bald tyres, faulty lights, smokey engines etc. the list is endless and many a lorry was immediately taken off the road for being in a dangerous condition.

Here a Leyland artic of Smiths of Eccles is directed by a policeman into the waiting arms of the Ministry men, what his fate will be we don’t know but you can bet they’ll find something if only it’s a frayed rope!

The original of this painting was in oils on a 20″×30″ board.

A painting like this of your favourite vehicle, British or American, in oils on canvas or board would cost about £1500.

E-mail mike@transportartist .co.uk or ring 07884462140 to commission your own unique work of art by one of Britain’s leading transport artists.

Please remember this image is my property and protected by copyright law.

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transportart, artic, engine, leyland, lorry, ministry, police, smiths of eccles, old lorry, classic lorry, vintage lorry

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Comments

  • Hidemi Tada
    Hidemi Tadaabout 5 years ago

    I visited your home page and found you are a really great artist. i studied classical painting last four years and now gave up. i am going to impressionism. i always admire artist who can paint very real.

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerabout 5 years ago

    Excellent again Mike. I remember the “Wheel tappers” as we used to call them. Sometimes though you were pulled in just to answer questions on where you were going and where from. But on this sort of rainy day, you would expect a grilling. – Ted

  • Aquarelle
    Aquarelleabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely stunning with a great sense of atmosphere and very typical English wet weather too perfectly portrayed in this brilliant painting. I love the narrative Mike. Well done.

    Jean

  • bygeorge
    bygeorgealmost 5 years ago

    Superb work!…

  • Arthur Fix
    Arthur Fixover 3 years ago

    This is one of my favorites of yours Mike! Love the atmosphere and the movement in this one. I can feel the dampness!

  • rahulsutar
    rahulsutaralmost 3 years ago

    holy..

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