Author: Emma

2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship MOST Preview

The 2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship makes its way to the Czech Republic and the Most Circuit this coming weekend 27th -29th August 2021.

Goodyear unveils its new tyre pressure monitoring system – DrivePoint

the drive point tyre pressure monitoring system for trailers and his G from Goodyear has been hailed as "user-friendly".

DAF trucks’ New Generation comes alive digitally

DAF trucks has unveiled an online way to interact with their New Generation, XF, XG and XG⁺ trucks.

Mercedes Actros L truck is unveiled to offer luxury and space

The Mercedes Actros L truck is the largest and most luxurious version unveiled yet by the truckmaker.

Call for seasonal visas to tackle driver shortage

A call for seasonal visas and driver training funding to tackle a shortage of drivers has been made by Logistics UK.

A trucker’s diet may affect their skills

Research has revealed that truck drivers with a poor diet may be increasing their risk of dangerous and fatigued driving.

Go left: Motorway safety campaign launched by Highways England

A new campaign designed to encourage drivers to ‘go left’ if they break down on the motorway has been launched by Highways England.

The difference between HGV, LGV, rigid, artic and road train: What’s best for the job?

What do you call yours? Do you drive a lorry, truck, rigid lorry, HGV, or LGV? What’s the difference anyway?

HGV drivers urged to stay alert in face of rising cargo crime

HGV drivers are being urged to remain vigilant as the number of cargo thefts continues to rise.

Become an HGV driver faster with these interview tips

Wondering how to become an HGV driver? As well as finding HGV driving jobs and getting your licence, you’ll also need to navigate a job interview. It can be a nerve-racking experience, but with lots of preparation, you can become an HGV driver faster than you think.

What happens if I am driving without tax on my truck?

Tax must be paid on virtually all vehicles that are registered in the UK – and that includes HGVs. However, not all drivers are following the rules, some are driving without tax. According to data from the Department of Transport, the number of untaxed vehicles on UK roads has trebled since paper tax discs were scrapped in 2014. How to tax an HGV? For lorries that weigh more than 3.5 tonnes when l...

Common injuries from a truck accident

When you drive for a living, it’s important that you understand road safety. Not just for your own safety as a truck driver, but also for the safety of those around you. When talking about accidents, there are huge differences between a car and a truck – not least that a truck is much larger and heavier than a car. As a result, there are also huge differences between what happens when either one i...