Scotland named every single one of their snowplows, and the names are hilarious
· Dec 11, 2020 ·

They call them "gritters" in Scotland.

The country has 230 vehicles that remove snow and salt the roads, and every single one of them has been getting a name since 2006 when the Scottish Transport Ministry began asking children to give them monikers.

A few of my favorites are David Plowie, Snowkemon Go, Spready Mercury, and The Grittest Snowman.

You can actually track where the vehicles are at any time using this website (there goes my weekend).

Here's the full list as published in The Herald:

Amber Snowy

Arctic Angel

BFG Big Friendly Gritter

Blizzard Bear

Chilly Connolly

Darth Spreader

David Plowie

For Your Ice Only


Gangsta Granny Gritter

Grit A Bit

Grit Expectations


Gritney Spears

Gritter Bug

Grittest Hits

Grittie McVittie

Grittle Mix

Gritty Gonzales

Gritty Gritty Bang Bang

Han Snow-lo

I Want To Break Freeze

Ice Breaker

Ice Destroyer

Ice Queen

Jeremy Brine

Lew-Ice Capaldi

Licence To Chill

Luke Snowalker

Meltin' John

Mr Plow

Mrs Gritter

My Name'5 Doddie

Nitty McGritty

Penelope Gritstop

Plougher O'Scotland

Polar Bear Explorer

Polar Patroller

Ready Spready Go



Sandy The Solway Salter

Scotland's Bravest Gritter

Sir Andy Flurry

Sir Grits A Lot

Sir Salter Scott

Slippy McGritty

Snow Bother

Snow Destroyer

Snow Dozer

Snow Trooper


Snowbegone Kenobi

Snowkemon Go

Sophie Salt

Spready Mercury



The Golden Great Gritter

The Grittest Snowman

The Incredible Ice Bear

The Snow Buster

The Snow Solution

The Winter Explorer

True Gritter

Yes Sir Ice Can Boogie

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