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Check out our latest in detail guides on the Trucking industry in an easy-to-understand format. We have guides on Road taxes, licenses, brands, etc.

How to Drive on Ice – 10 Rules Before Driving on Icy Conditions

Learning how to drive on ice, especially in the snowfall season in the UK, is the most asked query on the internet when it comes to drivers driving in such harsh weather conditions. You might think it’d be fun to move and glide across the ice at speed but, it’s not fun when you are driving on a slippery surface, especially on black ice, as one can quickly lose the grip and risk a fatal accident. Driving in snow or ice is similar at some point as in both situations, a driver needs to avoid any sudden accelerations and pursue a calm and slow ride to maintain the grip on the road. However, there are some additional precautions you will need to consider while learning how to drive on ice. General Precautions One of the efficient ways to spot the difference between snow and ice is t...[Read More]

Driver’s Guide to Pass DVSA Hazard Perception Test

An Essential Guide to DVSA Hazard Perception Test. To improve your experience on the road & find potential hazards while driving the vehicle is something you can achieve over months which could be a slow process. The best drivers are the ones who continuously evaluate their path for situations that could result in an injury and put effort into minimizing the reaction time to avoid such accidents by adjusting their speed & position on the road. There are various driver training schemes or hazard perception tests to learn to focus on becoming the best driver by educating the potential dangers that roll along the journey. The UK government hazard perception test is a crucial part of road safety and becoming an excellent driver. Therefore, the digital hazard perception test has become ...[Read More]

What is Benefit in Kind Tax & How Does it Work.

What is Benefit in Kind Tax? Benefit in Kind Tax, otherwise termed as (BIK), is a tax paid by employees who earn benefits excluding their salary such as a car owned by your company. If you are using a company-owned vehicle for your private benefit, you will need to pay a (BIK) as a contribution to the company’s vehicle tax. As the benefit in kind tax has monetary values, they are treated as taxable incomes. Therefore, BIK is also called notional pays, fringe benefits, or perks. The amount of will-be-payed BIK tax is defined by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) which refers to the tax authority of the U.K. government. Such tax can be either cash equal to the service, goods, or calculated through specific rules & regulations. Also Read: Apply to cancel road tax & g...[Read More]

How to Consult a Driving Theory Test Practice for Your Vehicle

What is the Driving Theory Test Practice? After getting your vehicle ownership or learning to perfect your driving skills, completing a driving theory test is the next step to getting a permanent driving licence. A valid age to take the theory tests is 16 & above. Although if you are competent for your personal independence payment, you are eligible to take the tests from your 16th birthday onwards. Now, to get a valid license for your vehicle, you need to take a Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVLA) driving theory test practice. This test practice consists of two categories. MCQ (Multiple-Choice Questions) & the HPT (Hazard Perception Test). All these tests are taken on the same day to ensure your driving & perception capabilities. Before passing the practical driving t...[Read More]

Apply to Cancel Road Tax & Get a Refund by DVLA

A Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) generally called Road Tax is one of the most important cost aspects associated with car owners. If you were unable to pay the tax, the UK police will subjugate your vehicle under a cease-and-desist policy. On the bright side, you can cancel road tax in some reasonable scenarios & get a fair road tax refund from the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) The road tax can be paid in equated annual or monthly instalments depending on your convenience. Although you cannot get a road tax refund if you’ve already paid, the next tax debit instalment can be cancelled if you drop your vehicle ownership. Another scenario would be if you’ve paid in a lump sum, you can get a road tax refund on equal adequate proportions otherwise called a pro-rata basi...[Read More]

Dart crossing: Dart charge information and ways to pay

we’ve put together a definitive guide on everything you need to know about Dart Charge pay methods so you can sidestep those costly punishments.

Complete guide to UK driving licence categories

When most people think about driving licences, their main focus is on passing their driving test. After all, that’s the one thing separating you from getting behind the wheel.

UK’s top 4 trucking brands: Here’s all you need to know

Here we take a look at the top trucking brands in the UK and review each one.

A driver’s guide to the TfL congestion charge

We’ve put together this comprehensive guide on everything you need to know about the Transport for London (TfL) congestion charge.