Great-grandad, 83, crowned oldest HGV driver

Staff writer

This 83-year-old great-granddad is definitely not over the hill - and has been crowned the world's oldest HGV driver.

Richard Henderson was delighted to learn he had made the Guinness Book of World Records for his career as a trucker.

The sprightly pensioner has to undergo a medical every year in order to stay behind the wheel but he intend to keep on driving his HGV across the UK.