Author: Chris

Could biomethane cut your fuel costs?

Are you keen to save on fuel costs for your truck fleet? Then switching from diesel to biomethane could be the answer you’re looking for, according to a new campaign. 

Commercial drivers’ ‘Covid caution’ wearing off

Risky driving behaviours among the UK’s commercial fleets are starting to return to pre-Covid levels, according to new data. 

Guide to on the road fitness

Truckers aren’t renowned for being the picture of glowing health. Research has shown that truck drivers are often obese (many morbidly so), and have the highest risk of chronic health problems of any occupational group.

Truck MOTs to restart in July

Now the DVSA has said that if your MOT was due in March or April 2020, you have two three-month extensions, while if it was due in May, June, July or August, you get only one three-month extension.

NEXT STOP MOST FOR THE APOLLO TYRES DIGITAL TRUCK

Shane Brereton recorded points finishes in both rounds of the 2020 ETRC DIGITAL RACING CHALLENGE at Nurburgring last weekend, securing his highest position of eighth place in the Apollo Tyres Tor Truck Racing MAN.

Free live mental health session this Friday 3rd with Mental Health Solutions

Lockdown is easing and things are slowly getting back to normal. But how bad has our mental health been affected during this pandemic? Last month, we announced that, as part of our #LoveLogistics campaign, we partnered with Mental Health Solutions for online mental health sessions. We’re excited to launch our first 1-hr session this Friday (3 July) at 2:30 pm which will cover tips and tricks for t...

Freight industry anger over pop-up cycle routes

Road haulage industry bodies have criticised Department for Transport plans to widen pavements and introduce pop-up cycle routes as lockdown is lifted. 

Lorry driver sought after “unwanted” kiss on the cheek

Police in Derbyshire have launched a hunt for a lorry driver who kissed a woman on her cheek to show gratitude for her assistance.

Small gesture goes a long way for one trucker

Lorry driver David Crossley was on the UK’s M180 motorway when he noticed an elderly woman clapping from a bridge.

Not watching trucking YouTubers? Here’s why you should

have you ever thought about checking out some trucking YouTubers?

Scania takes to the road to give back to #TransportHeroes

Scania is sending out its hospitality trailer to serve complimentary refreshments to the truck drivers.

Lack of routine medical testing could force drivers off the road

The road haulage sector is keeping the UK running during the coronavirus crisis – but drivers could be forced off the road due to a lack of routine medical testing, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has warned.