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Not watching trucking YouTubers? Here’s why you should

have you ever thought about checking out some trucking YouTubers?

What is used oil analysis, and why should you be using it?

By taking a closer look at the condition and components of your fleet’s engine oil through oil monitoring, expert analysis can help highlight the early signs of problems within the engine.

How retailers are treating delivery drivers during the pandemic: Amazon

We spoke to one Amazon delivery driver, who was recruited in April, to ask him how he feels he has been treated by the online retail giant throughout the pandemic.

New to trucking? Don’t make these rookie mistakes

As a career choice, trucking can be a pretty daunting one. At least at the outset.

Advice for women wanting to drive a truck for a living

There’s no point trying to dress it up: trucking used to be a man’s game. But, thankfully, things are starting to change.

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.

In the face of a global crisis, truckers need to keep on trucking

While many businesses had to shut down offices and many employees are working from home, not all jobs work like that. Driving a truck, for example.

Why we need to keep talking about mental health and trucking

What are the main things that contribute to people’s mental health? Worrying about money, a lack of social support and stress at work. For truckers, that’s a full house.

European associations highlight transport’s role during global crisis

Transport industry associations across Europe have come together to endorse a series of pledges reinforcing the vital roles being played by transport in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.

When did the truck become a tool of crime?

When the news broke last year that 39 people had been found dead in the back of a refrigerated trailer in the UK, there was an overwhelming feeling of revulsion, not least amongst the road transport industry.

Strangest driving laws from around the world

Getting to grips with driving laws in other countries can be hard at the best of times.

8 road safety tips for truckers

We all know that driver error is the main cause of road accidents.