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LGV Training News - Women In Driving & Logistics

Women gaining momentum in the road freight industry

The Queensland Trucking Association Ltd (QTA Ltd) will celebrate International Women’s Day with a ‘Women in Road Transport’ breakfast to be held on Wednesday 6 March 2013 at the Brisbane Golf Club, Yeerongpilly. International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. This year’s event will feature the […]

National Lorry Driving Award for Laurie Bartram, of Littleport Top award for 22-year-old trucker Laurie

  JUST a year after hitting the headlines for becoming one of the youngest fully qualified female truckers in the country, Laurie Bartram has taken top honours at a transport industry award ceremony. At a glittering event at The Savoy Hotel in London, Laurie was declared commercial driver of the year in the 2012 MAN […]

More women behind the wheel in US

The transport industry is still a male-dominated sector, despite of the shortage of drivers and calls for increased equality. However, in different parts of the world, there are crusaders who are working to bring about change and Ellen Voie is one of them. Her organisation, Women in Trucking, with the support of Volvo Trucks, has […]

A palace on wheels: Inside Zara Phillips’s £500,000 horse box complete with double bed and granite-top kitchen that’s fit for a princess

Queen’s granddaughter, who won silver in Olympic team eventing competition, regularly seen at the wheel of 26-ton ‘super-lorry’ Oakley Supremacy has room for six horses and six human companions Mod cons include satellite TV, sound system, dishwasher and freezer After winning a silver medal in a thrilling team Olympic equestrian event, one could expect Zara […]