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13 Things You Never Knew About the Coca-Cola Truck

Let’s face it, is it really Christmas until we see the Coca-Cola truck on TV? Between that and the John Lewis advert (and the battle of the Christmas Ads’ that follow), it’s like permission to put up the decorations has finally been given when it hits the screens. And since it’s an HGV, we thought […]

4 Tips to Beat Driver Fatigue

Being on the road all day and all night can be tiring. Staring at the chevrons on the road can make your eyes go blurry, and the long periods of intense concentration can leave you feeling drained at the end of a long journey. So it’s not surprising that driver fatigue is a real problem […]

4 Reasons Dash Cams Could Save Your HGV Business

Ask yourself this question. If you, as an HGV driver, get into an accident – even a minor fender bender – and it wasn’t your fault, how do you prove it? As a professional driver, your license and livelihood are at risk if you don’t, but the only evidence is a he-said-she-said scenario for an […]

5 Ways You Can Prevent HGV Accidents

Traffic fatalities are never a nice thing to think about. But they do happen, and all too often. Over 2000 people die on British roads every single year, and that number is slowly climbing every year. And when you look at the statistics, HGV’s are involved in a lot of those fatal accidents. But for […]

Nikola Tesla – The Battle Of The Electric HGVs

Nikola Tesla was one great man, who successfully harnessed the power of electricity and revolutionised the way our electrical supply systems work. And even though he had been dead for over 75 years, his legacy lives on. Particularly through two car companies, each of whom have each taken a part of the great engineers’ name, […]

Brexit And The Haulage Industry

It’s been a very long time since the UK went through a period of such uncertainty and discord. But unlike previous conflicts, the reason for the unrest in the UK is clear. Yes, Brexit has caused a lot of controversy since it became a reality in June 2016. It’s been 2 years, and yet the […]

What Should Be In Your CV?

So, you’ve got your HGV license in the bag. Congratulations. But what comes next? You probably want to go out there and get yourself a job as a driver! That means polishing off your CV, adding some new bits in and approaching companies to see if they’re hiring. But if you’ve never done this before, […]

How Can You Be A Successful HGV Driver?

Being an HGV driver is no simple task. There are hundreds of things for you to remember, not to mention the training and education you have to go through to get there and the manual labour on a day to day basis. All HGV drivers are great. But there are some things that only a […]

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 […]