Part 1: The road to his driving licence
Malmedie at the limit
Matthias sweats it out during the theory lesson.
But there's one thing that has to be said about horsepower-mad presenter Matthias Malmedie: he'll take on any challenge you throw at him.
But this one might just push the automotive expert to his limits: his very own truck driving licence.
In just two weeks.
Without any experience behind the wheel of a truck.
Without any helping hands.
RoadStars made Matthias an offer he couldn't refuse as part of the
filming for our "The Plant" series: you'll be taking your
trucker's driving licence. And we'll be on-board with you. And the
conditions will be tougher than normal.
Exclusively for RoadStars, one of Germany's best-known automotive TV
presenters has set out on his mission to obtain the golden ticket of
the trucking world.
First things first: the driving instructor isn't going to be
pussy-footing around him. In 25 years of diligent service, only two
students have successfully come up to his military-like
For Matthias that will mean a lot of heads-down studying.