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Lorry drivers urged to ‘Wise up’ and avoid hitting bridges

Network Rail urges lorry drivers to 'Wise Up, Size Up' as Britain's most-bashed bridges are revealed.

Government lifts foreign haulier cabotage rules

The government has lifted foreign haulier cabotage rules on how many deliveries they can make while in the UK.

Visas for foreign HGV drivers extended

The Government has extended the length of visas for foreign HGV drivers to work in the UK in the run-up to Christmas.

HGV driving tests relaxed to resolve lorry driver shortage

The Government is making changes to create 50,000 more HGV driving tests to help recruit more lorry drivers.

Lorry drivers’ wages in the UK rocket

One jobs platform has revealed that lorry drivers' wages in the UK have rocketed in recent weeks.

Amazon’s xmas ad is super happy. But what about the dark side of the delivery industry?

Christmas is not yet here, but the Christmas ads certainly are.

Holidays are coming: Coca-Cola Christmas truck near you

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck has come to signal the start of the festive season for many people. Now in its ninth year, the iconic truck is once again touring the UK, finishing at London’s O2 Arena on 15 December. Stopping at various locations across the country, it be complete with sample cans, winter wonderland scenes, photo opportunities and personalised bottles of Coke (to buy). As part of its partnership with the homeless charity Crisis, Coca-Cola will also be helping reunite friends and families around the country and donating 10% for every sample can recycled on the tour. But any wanna-be truckers may be disappointed. Visitors are not allowed to sit in the truck’s cab or access the trailer (it will be too crammed full of cans of Coke for that). Which, considering the current shorta...[Read More]