Longer semi-trailers given go ahead

The use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) on Britain’s roads has been given the green light by transport secretary Grant Schapps.

4 (unfair) trucker stereotypes we can do without

Just like any industry, trucking has a diverse workforce. Truck drivers come from a variety of backgrounds, educations and ethnicities and are a mix of ages, genders and personalities.

5 of the world’s most famous truckers

Who knew the link between trucking and Hollywood was so strong? There are loads of famous people who have driven trucks for a living. Here’s our top five.