Our opinions and long pieces regarding the trucking industry

What are speed limiters: A Safe Way to avoid accidents and speeding tickets?

Britan’s main highways and urban paths have speed limits set for all vehicles passing by. As subtle as the law sounds, It’s also subtle to find out what are speed limiters. It’s also true that any driver can lapse their concentration & unintentionally break them. Besides the speeding tickets taking a toll on your wallet, it’s far more dangerous for people who use roads daily. Fortunately, along with cars and bikes, many heavy vehicle drivers can now use a speed limiter function to prevent the fleet from exceeding a particular area’s speed limit. What are speed limiters meant for? A speed limiter is an adjustable and intelligent device that makes long journeys safe and easy. It’s a relief to have such a safety device as it can take all the care for ch...[Read More]

4 trucking scams (and how to avoid them)

here’s a list of five trucking scams – and more importantly, how to avoid them…

Drink drive limits: Do you have a toxic relationship with booze?

Everyone knows the penalties for drinking and driving include hefty fines and imprisonment, and can lead to death. Yet a worrying number of drivers are still caught behind the wheel when they’re over the drinking limit for driving.

Guide to the HGV road user levy

Every HGV driven in the UK is subject to the HGV road user levy.

Drivers want cameras to spot illegal phone use

A survey conducted for the RAC has revealed that 8% of drivers in the UK admit to taking part in video calls while behind the wheel.

Truck drivers ‘treated like second class citizens’

“We were being clapped along with NHS workers a few short weeks ago. People should remember if it wasn't for truckers there would be nothing on the shelves.”

What do trucking companies think of England’s roads?

A new survey has revealed that less than half of companies running trucks on England’s motorways and A-roads feel they meet their business needs.

Vegan truckers – are you up for joining the trend?

Yes, following a vegan diet when working in trucking will probably require a bit more thought and effort. But the benefits of eating a healthy diet are not to be scoffed at.

What are the UK’s drink-drive limits?

Here’s everything you need to know about the UK alcohol limit and the laws on drinking and driving.

What trucking can tell us about the economy

Trucking companies can give a very clear idea about what consumers will be demanding in the months ahead. It offers a reliable indicator, giving a sense of where demand is growing in real time.

5 facts about a career in trucking

Whether you’re starting a career driving a truck or sitting in an office, sometimes the expectation doesn’t quite match the reality. It’s not ideal, but that’s life.  However, the more prepared you are about the reality of what to expect from a job in the trucking industry, the less of a shock it will be. If you’re starting out in trucking, here’s my tips on what to expect from your career. 1 You’re going to get stressed There’s no getting away from this one – working as a truck driver can be stressful. Not all of the time, but some of the time. Heavy traffic, meeting deadlines, getting lost, reversing into a space that clearly isn’t big enough for a truck… These are all things that come with the job – and all stressful things you have to deal with as best you can.  When you’re in trucking...[Read More]

How truck drivers can stay healthy on the road

Here are three truck driver health tips to get you started.