Bedford QLD The 3 tons Bedford QL was one of the most popular Briitish trucks during the years of WWII. The proptotype started road tests in February 1940. Afterwards, the production of a typical light transport version started. Apart from the basic transport version QLD, Bedford QL also served as a light tractor for anti-aircraft guns, Infantry transporter-QLT, tip-carts-QLW, 6 tons semitrailers tractor, QLC and others. All together 52145 vehicles were built during the years 1941 to 1945.