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Crane Lowndes, 50 from Sutton-on-Sea in Lincolnshire, lives with disability and in between travelling throughout Europe supporting haulage drivers, has been adapting two TGA Breeze mobility scooters into mini lorries.
Crane was born with Cerebral Palsy (CP), which is a neurological condition that affects the movement and co-ordination of muscles which is thought to affect 1 in 400 people. Crane’s CP predominantly affects his legs making walking extremely difficult, therefore a mobility scooter is the only means of retaining freedom outdoors. Despite living with these difficulties, Crane has successfully volunteered as a “driver’s mate” for several long distance haulages firms over the last 30 years. He has been responsible for crucial map reading, cooking, loading and lifting. His extensive geographic knowledge and experience in the trucking environment has been invaluable for many drivers and haulage companies, especially before the introduction of modern satellite navigations systems. This passion for trucking has led to Crane “pimping up” two of his three, 8mph TGA Breeze mobility scooters so they are more “lorry like”. Read more…