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Our opinions and long pieces regarding the trucking industry

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. 

“Logistics remains vital” to rebuilding the economy

Lockdown is easing and non-essential shops are re-opening – but what does all this mean for lorry drivers and the road freight sector?

Summarised: Government guidance for people who work in vehicles

Working at home has never been an option for lorry drivers. Obviously. What that means, then, is that employers must do everything they can to protect their workers by minimising the risk of COVID-19.

Road haulage firms’ fears for post-lockdown future

Hauliers are calling for more government support after a survey showed the scale of the problems the industry is facing due to the Covid-19 lockdown. 

5 truck driver safety tips

Here are some trucking safety tips to minimise your chances of having an accident while behind the wheel:

Drivers urged to watch their behaviour on the roads

a quarter (25%) of road users said car drivers and cyclists are behaving worse than before the outbreak.

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.