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General news about the trucking industry

E-trucks – Keeping things clean

Electric trucks have received a lot of media coverage of late – from the much hyped to the more low-key e-truck launches, every innovation is a step closer to cleaner air. Eco-truck evolution is rapidly turning into an eco-truck revolution. But, just how green are electric trucks?

Women in trucking: It’s time for change

Trucking has always been a male-dominated profession. Today, women make up just 7% of the driver workforce and about 14% of management.

The post-Brexit reality of haulage

The reality of a no-deal Brexit continues to loom large, and the uncertainty is taking its toll. With every industry assessing the impact such an outcome will have, EU road traffic has been the latest area of ambiguity.

5 trucking films we can’t get enough of

Get the popcorn ready, put your feet up and enjoy the show. Spoiler alert, there’s a theme: when truckers fight back.

Driverless trucks are coming your way, in conveys of three

It won’t be long before we see ‘driverless’ HGVs traveling in conveys of three, known as ‘platoons’. The speed of all three will be controlled by the lead vehicle, which will (I am pleased to say) be controlled by a human driver.

Dashcams: All eyes on the road

The so-called ‘crash for cash’ phenomenon is an enduring problem. According to figures from the Insurance Fraud Bureau, the insurance industry pays out £392 million each year against such cases.