Funny photos show soldiers who need more driving lessons

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  • A series of hilarious images show some of the accidents tank drivers fall foul of
  • From sinking into mud to writing cars off, some tank drivers need more practice 
  • One driver managed to upend a 50 tonne tank while another sunk his in the mud 

Rod Ardehali For Mailonline

They’ve got the equipment, but would you trust these hapless tank drivers to lead you into battle? 

A collection of hilarious images reveal some of the accidents would-be recruits fall foul of away from the battlefield. 

From sinking into mud holes to writing-off other cars, these tank drivers need a lot more practice before they truly earn their stripes.

In one case, despite finding his tank nearly completely submerged by dirt, one driver still found time to post of a selfie.

While another group of soldiers got that sinking feeling after finding their high-tech tank upside in a boggy marsh.

Crash, tank, wallop: What happens when an irresistible force meets a movable object? In this case a Volkswagen Polo gets crushed beneath a tanks' caterpillar track tires

Crash, tank, wallop: What happens when an irresistible force meets a movable object? In this case a Volkswagen Polo gets crushed beneath a tanks' caterpillar track tires

Crash, tank, wallop: What happens when an irresistible force meets a movable object? In this case a Volkswagen Polo gets crushed beneath a tanks’ caterpillar track tires

Sinking feeling: One recruit seems to have misjudged just how soft the terrain was after seeing their battle tank all but submerged into a muddy pool

Sinking feeling: One recruit seems to have misjudged just how soft the terrain was after seeing their battle tank all but submerged into a muddy pool

Sinking feeling: One recruit seems to have misjudged just how soft the terrain was after seeing their battle tank all but submerged into a muddy pool

It was like that when we got here: A group of soldiers appear to discuss battle tactics while a multi-million dollar tank lies upended behind them

It was like that when we got here: A group of soldiers appear to discuss battle tactics while a multi-million dollar tank lies upended behind them

It was like that when we got here: A group of soldiers appear to discuss battle tactics while a multi-million dollar tank lies upended behind them

Just a dent: Another case of irresistible force coming up trumps again after an army 4x4 is pictured crushed beneath the wheels of a large ex-Soviet tank

Just a dent: Another case of irresistible force coming up trumps again after an army 4x4 is pictured crushed beneath the wheels of a large ex-Soviet tank

Just a dent: Another case of irresistible force coming up trumps again after an army 4×4 is pictured crushed beneath the wheels of a large ex-Soviet tank

Parallel parking fail: This tank appears to have skidded off the road while driving through traffic leaving all but its canon pointing skyward

Parallel parking fail: This tank appears to have skidded off the road while driving through traffic leaving all but its canon pointing skyward

Parallel parking fail: This tank appears to have skidded off the road while driving through traffic leaving all but its canon pointing skyward

Right muddy mess: A tank driver is spotted surveying the mess he's gotten himself into this time. Standing on top of his vehicle, the cadet has realized he may be hitchhiking back to base

Right muddy mess: A tank driver is spotted surveying the mess he's gotten himself into this time. Standing on top of his vehicle, the cadet has realized he may be hitchhiking back to base

Right muddy mess: A tank driver is spotted surveying the mess he’s gotten himself into this time. Standing on top of his vehicle, the cadet has realized he may be hitchhiking back to base

Standing to attention: This tank driver managed to 'park' their tank face forward

Standing to attention: This tank driver managed to 'park' their tank face forward

Standing to attention: This tank driver managed to ‘park’ their tank face forward

Buried: These soldiers managed to bury their tank in dirt and had to dig their way out

Buried: These soldiers managed to bury their tank in dirt and had to dig their way out

Buried: These soldiers managed to bury their tank in dirt and had to dig their way out

Bogged down: These soldiers had the sinking feeling after finding their high-tech tank upside in a boggy marsh

Bogged down: These soldiers had the sinking feeling after finding their high-tech tank upside in a boggy marsh

Bogged down: These soldiers had the sinking feeling after finding their high-tech tank upside in a boggy marsh

Crash: This tank managed to lose its entire top half thanks to some reckless driving

Crash: This tank managed to lose its entire top half thanks to some reckless driving

Crash: This tank managed to lose its entire top half thanks to some reckless driving

Camouflage: This soldier took the plan of blending into the trees to a whole new level by crashing into one 

Camouflage: This soldier took the plan of blending into the trees to a whole new level by crashing into one 

Camouflage: This soldier took the plan of blending into the trees to a whole new level by crashing into one 

Give it some gas: Despite caterpillar tracks helping tanks to move over a range of terrains with speed, this driver managed to get his tank lodged firmly into the dirt

Give it some gas: Despite caterpillar tracks helping tanks to move over a range of terrains with speed, this driver managed to get his tank lodged firmly into the dirt

Give it some gas: Despite caterpillar tracks helping tanks to move over a range of terrains with speed, this driver managed to get his tank lodged firmly into the dirt

Say cheese: Despite finding his tank nearly completely submerged by dirt, this driver still found time to post of a picture

Say cheese: Despite finding his tank nearly completely submerged by dirt, this driver still found time to post of a picture

Say cheese: Despite finding his tank nearly completely submerged by dirt, this driver still found time to post of a picture

Drag race fail: In the battle between tank and car, there was only ever going to be one winner

Drag race fail: In the battle between tank and car, there was only ever going to be one winner

Drag race fail: In the battle between tank and car, there was only ever going to be one winner

Upside down: Another case of tanks being upended by new recruits

Upside down: Another case of tanks being upended by new recruits

Upside down: Another case of tanks being upended by new recruits

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