Author: Chris

Drivers not offered eye care by employers

New research has revealed that just 38% of employers currently offer eye care to drivers.

Trucker gives hilarious commentary on nervy driver

A truck driver in New York has filmed a driver repeatedly stalling their engine and given an amusing commentary about their progress (or lack of it!)

When driving skills go bad

No one said driving a truck was easy.

Truckers accused of dogging. Brits in particular…

Brexit gets lots of press, but who expected dogging to become part of the conversation?

6 road rules we should all adopt

As you travel around Europe you quickly realise driving regulations differ from one country to the next.

The bizarre moment woman attempts to scam truck driver

A woman has been caught on video blatently trying to scam a truck driver by making it look like he’d knocked her off her bicycle.

European (truck) tyre labelling explained

There are lots of ways to look after your truck’s tyres – keeping them at the right pressure and checking for optimum fuel efficiency can boost road safety and the money you can save.

50 years of research to boost road safety

It’s been 50 years since Volvo Trucks’ Accident Research Team (ART) started to systematically gather, analyse and act upon real-life data from traffic accidents.

Brexit campaign launched for truckers

The UK government has announced a multi-million-pound campaign across Europe to make sure businesses and hauliers are ready when the UK leaves the EU on 31 October. 

Austria to raise toll rates for trucks

Austria has gone back on its word and announced an increase in road toll rates for Euro 6 trucks.

£30 million of cocaine in frozen meat truck

More than 300kg of cocaine has been found disguised as frozen meat in the back of a truck.