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Our Advice For Getting Your Foot On The HGV Driver Ladder

Right now, businesses all across the country are clamouring for more skilled, qualified drivers to support their distribution networks. With the industries demand for HGV drivers outstripping the supply available, more and more newly-qualified drivers will find that they get the pick of the litter when it comes to jobs in the field. From local […]

4 Tips To Help You Pass Your HGV Theory Test

So you’re about to take your HGV theory test. Congratulations! Learning to drive an HGV takes a lot of skill, hard work and a practical and theory qualification. For some people, just reading the words ‘theory test’ is enough to break them out in a cold sweat. Horrible memories of sitting exams at school, walking […]

5 Amazing Minibus Holiday Destinations For Summer

The summer holidays are finally here, and you know what that means? It’s time to set an out of office on the email and get away for a while! The problem, is that it’s not as easy as it used to be. With the cost of airfare, train tickets and ferries going up all the […]

5 Tips To Keep You Cool While Driving An HGV This Summer

With the Amber heatwave warnings come the inevitable heat exhaustion and sweaty, clammy cabs. Most people try to do as little as possible during this kind of weather, including driving. But since driving is your job, that’s pretty hard for you to do. But that doesn’t mean you have to suffer in silence. This summer, […]

New Careers That Could Be Yours With a Licence Upgrade

Its June, and you know what that means? We’re officially halfway through the year! The time has flown by, and it’s left many people reviewing their new year’s resolutions. Did you ever get that new job? Look into that new licence so you can earn more money this year? If you didn’t manage it, this […]

Dumper Truck Driving 101

You may have noticed, but not all HGV’s are created equal. There are hundreds of different kinds of HGV on the road, all with different jobs to do. All helping support businesses, individuals and even the public sector. One of the least acknowledged of these is the dumper truck, which is particularly important in the […]

Hazard Perception Theory Tips

The theory test is one of the more daunting aspects of becoming an HGV driver, and many trainees often worry about taking it. But behind all the worry, the hazard perception part of the test is one that brings out the most concern. The whole section – videos on how to identify hazards and developing […]

How Do You Prepare For The HGV Theory Test?

Tests are rarely a fun thing to do, for anyone. When it comes to any driving theory test, it can be a bit nerve-wracking. But if you’re training to upgrade your license so that you can drive a HGV professionally, you will need to take a new driving theory test that is specific to HGV […]

Your Complete Guide To Driving A Minibus

If you wanted to know what was in-between a van and an HGV, we would tell you ‘a minibus’. They are great vehicles – versatile and really easy to use. They’re perfect for transporting people and things when a full lorry might just be too much. From helping a loved one to move house to […]

5 Ways You Can Stay Awake Behind The Wheel

Drowsy driving is suspected to be a primary cause in more than 20% of road fatalities. Most fatigue-related accidents occur during normal sleeping hours, and the more severe the crash, the more likely it is that the driver or drivers were fatigued. Fatigue is a likely factor in almost one-third of single-vehicle crashes in rural areas. Many […]