Author: Johnny

Renault F1 truck crashes off road on way to Hungarian Grand Prix

Renault’s Hungarian Grand Prix didn’t get off to the best of starts when one of the team’s trucks crashed off the road in Hungary. The truck was on its way to Budapest for the next round of races in the Formula One championship. The articulated vehicle went off the motorway near Gyor – no other vehicles were involved and the driver escaped serious injury. Renault’s F1 team didn’t give any details ...

The invasion of the e-scooter

Over the past year it feels like e-scooters have taken over many cities around the world.

Beer o’clock?

Uber Freight has moved its first European load – a trailer full of beer.

5G smart roads are coming

Finland and China are expected to have functioning smart roads in the coming few years, and the UK government has prioritised the rollout of 5G services.

The politics of trucking

Trucking and politics aren’t two things you’d normally associate with one another.

Are you a bad truck driver?

When was the last time you saw a fellow driver doing something really stupid behind the wheel? 

Look – no hands!

A lorry driver in the UK has been caught making an online payment on his mobile phone while driving his truck along a motorway.

Volvo Truck stunts – what’s next?

Volvo Trucks is well-known for its entertaining – at times terrifying – stunts.  

Arctic truck or artic lorry?

We’ve seen the terms “arctic truck” or “artic lorry” being used quite a lot on the internet so we thought we’d put on our pedantic hat and do a short post on where this word comes from and the confusion with a very cold region on our planet.

China to Europe truck freight on a roll

It now takes just two weeks to move freight between China and Europe by road.

Trucks in trouble

Luckily, it’s not something that happens often, but trucks can get into all sorts of scrapes. A quick Google search reveals a few recent incidents… A truck carrying barrels of cider in the UK caught fire recently and was ‘well alight’ by the time firefighters arrived at the scene. It took them about an hour to put out the fire and no one was injured. Mind you, a lot of cider was wasted. Meanwhile,...

Going solo: it’s lonely on the road

Ask any trucker about their toughest challenge and one response will keep coming up: solitude.

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