Author: Chris

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...

Do drivers have a future when robot trucks are the future?

At the same time as pushing the sale of robot trucks, manufacturers are adamant that drivers still have a future in the industry.

The truck driver v the cyclist. Again

When it comes to road rage, no one comes out on top.

The great trucker shortage drags on

A new study by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has revealed that one in five European truck driver jobs is currently vacant.

Police operation targets truckers

Police in the UK have been targeting HGV drivers, issuing hundreds of traffic offence reports as a result.

What happens when you look but don’t see?

There’s no end of distractions for anyone trying to drive a truck safely. Mobiles, GPSs, lane-change warnings – they can all take a driver’s attention away from the road.

The end of trucks as we know them

Could it be the end of the road for the brick-shaped cab? The EU has brought forward its plans to introduce more aerodynamic truck designs in an effort to reduce fuel consumption. An agreement by European lawmakers means that truck makers can now...

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