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Our opinions and long pieces regarding the trucking industry

5 reasons truck driver leave their jobs

The trucking industry has a problem. Well, it has lots of problems, but for this article we’re talking about early leaving.

Being a trucker and keeping your diet healthy

There are many challenges to keep a healthy lifestyle in any walk of life.

4 urban legends in the world of trucking

The average truck driver covers a lot of miles over the course of their career.

4 trucking YouTubers to watch

There’s nothing you can’t find on YouTube. Ever wondered if a slice of pizza will flush down the loo? There’s a YouTube video for that.

Anatomy of a truck tyre: what you need to know

Despite its traditional appearance, a truck tyre is so much more than just simply a circle of vulcanized rubber.

Fleet Speak took over Convoy in the Park

In August at Donington Park in the UK, Fleet Speak attended Convoy in the Park – a celebration of all things trucks.

5 tips for reducing stress while driving

Working odd hours, sleeping in uncomfortable surroundings, being away from home for weeks at a time.

Are you a bad truck driver?

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

4 fixes to the truck driver shortage

The truck driver shortage is not just an industry problem, it’s everyone’s problem.

Truckers share safety tips

Truck drivers in the US have shared safety tips as part of National Work Zone Awareness Week.

The first year as a new lorry driver

In most jobs the first few years can be the hardest and for a truck driver this is no different. You have the challenge of getting used to the vehicle, getting used to customer requirements, and getting used to the truck driver lifestyle. Here are a few things to expect in your first year, and a few tips to keep you safe and on track for a great career in trucking. Hang in there and you’ll absolutely love the truck driving life! Realise it’s not going to be easy Driving a lorry can be the best job in the world. But it takes a little time to get used to. It’s normal to have a few small accidents in your first year, to run late a few times, to get lost in an area you don’t know, etc.  You also don’t earn an awful lot in the beginning. So it can sometimes feel like you’ve chosen the wrong pro...[Read More]

Volvo Truck stunts – what’s next?

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