Author: Chris

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.

Investing in trucking is all the rage

Did you hear? Trucking is going to be a $1 trillion industry by 2024.

The first year as a new lorry driver

In most jobs the first few years can be the hardest and for a truck driver this is no different. You have the challenge of getting used to the vehicle, getting used to customer requirements, and getting used to the truck driver lifestyle. Here are a few things to expect in your first year, and a few tips to keep you safe and on track for a great career in trucking. Hang in there and you’ll absolut...

Google Maps captures embarrassing moment for truck driver

Google Maps Street View has captured one unlucky truck driver in the US whose day didn’t go quite to plan.

Gamer turns trucker

Simulator games are designed to resemble real life as accurately as possible.

5 Essential Tips to Keep Your Van Organised

Think about how many hours you waste per month, over even per year, by having to look for the right tool in the back of your van or by needing to unload and load equipment because you can’t reach the kit you need. 

Finding lorry driver jobs and HGV driving jobs near me

Getting a new job, whether that is a HGV driver job, a lorry driver job or something entirely different, is always a challenge. Not just the application process but just finding job opportunities near you can be quite tricky. Here are a few tips on how to find truck driver jobs in your area. Experiment with terminology First of all, there are a range of ways companies might be describing the job y...

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