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4 Tips To Choosing The Right HGV Driver Training School For You

Becoming a HGV driver is an incredibly rewarding career. It means a life on the road, being your own boss, and knowing you’re a key part of our country’s economy, even in times of difficulty, like now. It’s also a nice little earner, which is why so many people are now flocking to start their […]

What License You Need To Drive An Ambulance

If you were to ask a child what they wanted to be when they grew up, quite a lot of them would probably say doctor, or ambulance driver, along with fireman and policeman. There’s something all of those professions have in common – they are all heroes. But with the current pandemic shining a light […]

The HGV Hazard Perception Test 101

If you’re looking to become a HGV driver in the future, then getting your Driver CPC and HGV licence is a good place to start. This isn’t exactly a quick process, but it a worthwhile one. As the current situation shows, there will always be a need for delivery drivers, and it can be a […]

How Covid-19 Is Impacting the Haulage Industry

There is no denying that we are in the midst of the biggest health crisis in living memory. As the country once again extends the lockdown, with hints that it will only be lifted when a vaccine is developed, it becomes more difficult to understand what the UK will look like at the end of […]

Are You Driving Your Manager Mad? Stop Doing These 5 Things!

If you’re a professional HGV driver, then the odds are you will be working with other people. People within the same company who all work together to ensure that things get done the right way, on time and on budget, keeping clients and staff happy. One of those people will be your direct manager, and […]

Are Dash Cams A Good Idea For HGV Drivers?

If you’re a professional HGV driver, then a good chunk of your time every day (and night) will be spent on the road. Once you’ve been doing it for a while, you’ll have your own little ‘essentials’ kit that makes life a little easier while you’re away from home. Things like pillows, food and drink, […]

How to Stay Focussed on Long Journeys

If you’re a professional HGV driver, odds are you do some pretty long trips behind the wheel. It’s part of the job, so not exactly surprising. But it does mean you will probably suffer from one of the big issues affecting HGV drivers – fatigue on the road. Racking up thousands of miles can be […]

Safe Loading Practices – What and Why

As you go through your training as an HGV driver, you will probably notice a heavy focus on safety. It’s not surprising – this job requires you to be in charge of a multi-tonne vehicle around road users and pedestrians, so employers want to know you will be safe and responsible with it. But on […]

What is the LGV Licence and How Does It Work?

Did you know that there is no such thing as ‘a drivers licence’? Yes, it is a physical thing, but there are so many varieties out there that we don’t think there should be just a universal term for it. There are hundreds of different kinds of licence out there, each of which allows you […]

Our Top 4 Truck Stops in the UK

When you’re a professional HGV driver, there are certain things you get a good feel for. One of those is the state of service stations, and which ones are worth stopping at vs which ones are better avoided. Since you will be forced to spend at least some time in them to meet your mandated […]