Driving a real-life Tonka toy
The Bell B50D is one of the biggest dumper trucks in the world. Honestly, it’s huge. Matthew Jones takes to the wheel...
Posted: 04 Sep 2012
One profound difference is steering. It's deeply, utterly odd. The wheels don't actually turn - instead, you have two steering cylinders between the body and engine. When you turn the steering wheel, one pushes and the other pulls, creating a sort of military-grade swivel chair.