Spreddie Van Halen, Spray Charles, and Hansel and Grit-all are among the famous names taking to the roads of Scotland this winter, as the punny Scottish gritters return to fight the snow.
Ranging from pop culture puns to droll reinventions of Scottish heroes, the Scottish gritter trucks have been given imaginative names since 2006.
With Scotland experiencing the Met Office’s longest ever yellow weather warning, forecasters have warned of up to 15cm of snow in higher areas.
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In the face of this, Scottish icons Calvin Harr-Ice, William Wall-Ice and Charles Rennie Mackinslush are leading the fightback and freeing up the roads.
Fans of Roman puns can only hope I Came I Thaw, I Conquered is joined by Veni, Skiddy, Vici next year.